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Major W.
India Regt. and temp. Lieut.-Col. Comm. 2nd British
W. Indies Regt. ; b. 1878 ; m. 1913 Frida Mary, elder
dau. of Frederick Lees, Esq., J.P., Asbford Hall,
Derbyshire. Mr. Poe, who was educated at Trinity
Coll., Dublin (B.A. 1868, M.A. 1869), and was
formerly Capt. 94tb Regt., is a J.P. and D.L. for
CO. Tipperary. — Biverston, Nenaqh ; Naval and
Military Club, w.

POE, James Purefot, Esq., of Harley Park,
CO. Tipperary.
Eldest son of Arthur Poe, Esq., J.P., of Harley Park,
who d. 1903, by Olivia Elizabeth, who d. 1916, dau.
of the late John Jacob, Esq., M.D., of Maryborough ;
b. 1859. Mr. Poe, who was educated at Trinity
Coll., Dublin, is a Magistrate for cos. Kilkenny (High
Sheriff 1919) and Ti^peTHTy.— Harley Park, Callan.

POLAND, Sir Harry Bodkin, Knt., K.C.— Cr.

Sou of the late Peter Poland, of Highgate ; b. 1829.
Educated at St. Paul's School ; called to the Bar at the
Inner Temple 1851 ; elected a Bencher 1879 ; appointed
a Q.C. 1888; was Recorder of Dover 1874-1901 ; is
a J.P., D.L., and late a C. Aid. for co. London.—
Garrick Club, w.c. ; Junior Carlton Club, s.w. ; New
Club, Brighton ; B. Cinque Ports Yacht Club, Dover ;
28, Sloane Gardens, s.w.

POLE, Sir Frederick Arundell DE LA,
Bart., of Shute, Devonshire.— Cr. 1628.
Second and only sui-viviug son of Sir William Edmund
Pole, 9t.h Bart., who d. 1895, by Margaret Victoriosa,
who d. 1886, 2nd dau. of the late Adm. the Hon. Sir
John Talbot, G.C.B. ; b. 1850; s. his brother Sir
Edmund Reginald Talbot De La Pole, 10th Bart., 1912.
Sir Frederick De La Pole is a J.P. for Devonshire
(High Sheriff 1917), Lord of the Manors of Shute and
Colyton, and Patron of 2 livings. — Shute, Kilmington
S.O., Devonshire.

POLE, Sir Cecil Pert VAN NOTTEN-, Bart.,
of Todenham House, Gloucestershire. —
Cr. 1791.

Eldest son of CecU Charles Van Notten-Pole, Esq.,
of Burytields House, Gloucestershire, who d. 1876, by
Frances Anue, eldest dau. of the late Hon. and Rev.
Henry Rice, of Great Rissington, Gloucestershire ; b.
1863"; «. his grandfather. Sir Peter Van Notten-Pole,
3rd Bart., of Todenham House, 1887; m. 1894 Freda
Katharine, Srd dau. of Sir Thomas George Freake, 2nd




Bart. Sir Cecil Van Notten-Pole, who was educated
at the Mil. Colh, Oxford, is a J.P. and D.L. for cos.
Gloucester, Warwick (was on the roll for High Sheriff
fur 1903) and Worcester, Lieut, and Hon. Cnpi, late
li. Gloucestershire (Hussars) Imp. Yeo. and temp.
Major Labour Corps ; was temp. Major 23rd (Co. of
Liindon) Batt. London Regt. 1914 16; previously
Lieut. 3ril Batt. R. Fusiliers. — Todenham House,
Moreton-in-Marsh ; Arthur's, and Whites Clubs, s.w.
//fir I'res., his brother Gerald Charles, b. 186S.

POLE. See Chandos-Pole, and Chandos-Pole-Gcll.

POLE-CARE W, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Reginald,
K.O.B., C.V.O., of Antony, Cornwall.—
Cr. 1900.
Eldest son of William Henry Pole-Carew, Esq.,
M.P., of Antony, who d. 1888, by Frances Anne, who
d. 1902, dau. of the late John BuUer, Esq., of Morval,
Cornwall; b. 1849; m. 1901 Lady Beatrice Frances
Elizabeth Butler, elder dau. of the 3rd Marquess of
Ormonde, and has, with other issue, a son, * John Gawen,
formerly a Naval Cadet ; educated at the R. Naval
Coll., Osborne, and at Eton; b. 1902. Sir Reginald
Pole-Carew, who was educated at Eton and at Ch. Ch.,
Oxford, is an Hon. Lieut.-Gen. ret., late Comm. 8th
Div., Irish Command, Col. Duke of CornwaU's L.I.,
Hon. Col. 5th Batt. D. of Cornwall's L.I., a J.P. and
D.L. for Cornwall and for eo. Tipperary, a Deputy
Warden of the Stannaries of Cornwall and Devonshire,
and Patron of 3 livings ; formerly commanded 9th
Brigade, Guards' Brigade and 11th Div. in S. Africa;
previously Col. Coldstream Guards ; appointed
Inspector-Gen. of the Territorial Force 1914 ; was
M.P. for the Bodmin Div. of Cornwall Dec. 1910-1916,
and has the Order of the Medjidie, 4th Class.— ^
Antony ,Torpoint R.S.O., Cornwall ; Carlton , Travellers',
and Guards' Clubs, s.w. ; Turf Club, w.

FOLEY. See Wellcr-Poley.

POLHILL, Cecil Henry, Esq., of Howbury
Hall, Bedfordshire.

Second son of Capt. Frederick Charles Polhill-
Turner, of Howbury Hall, J.P. and D.L., formerly M.P.
for Bedford, whorf. 1881, by Emily Frances, who (i. 1913,
dau. of Sir Henry Winston Barron, 1st Bart, {ext.) ; b.
1860 ; m. 1888 Eleanor Agnes, who d. 1904, dau. of the
late Dr. Marston, and has, with another son and 3 daus.,
* Cecil Charles, Lieut. Dorset Yeo. ; educated at Repton
and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge ; b. 1 890. Mr. Polhill,
who was educated at Eton and at Jesus Coll., Cam-
bridge, and assumed the surname of Polhill only, by
deed poll, 1902, was formerly Lieut. 2nd Dragoon
Guards, and a Missionary of the China Inland Mission,
and is Patron of 2 livings. — Howbury Hall, near Bed-
ford : 10, York Terrace, Regent's Park, n.w.

POLIGNANO, Duke of (James Edwin-Cole,
F.R.Hist.S.), of Brampton Manor, Hunt-
ingdonshire ; and formerly of Swineshead
Hall, Lincolnshire.
Only surviving son of John Cole, Esq. (dejure Duke
and" Marquis of Polignano, in Austria), of Easthorpc
Court, Lincolnshire, who d. 1856, by Susanna, who
d. 1 875, 4th dau. of the late Capt. John Bourchier,
R.N., Lietit.-Governor of Greenwich Hospital ; b.
1835 ; m. 1880 Mary Barbara, who d. 1910, 2nd dau.
of the late Gent Huddleston, Esq., of Lincoln. The Duke
of Polignano, who was called to the Bar at the Inner
Temple 1856 and is a J.P. for Lincolnshire, obtained
recognition in 1905 as 6th Duke of Polignano (or. 1730)

and Marquis of Polignano (cr. 1495 and reconferred
1729), which titles had been dormant since the extinc-
tion of the male line of the original gi-antee in 1854,
being sole heir and direct lineal representative of
Elisabetta, eldest dau. of Don Gaetano de Leto,
Marchese di Polignano, who was cr. Duca di Polignano
by the Emperor Charles VI. of Austria, with remainder
to his descendants, male and female, in order of primo-
geniture. — Brampton Manor, Brampton, Huntingdon-

POLLARD, Sir George Herbert, Knt., M.D,
— Cr. 1909.

Second son of James Pollard, Esq., of Southport,
Lancashire, who d. 1906, by Helen, who d. 1902, 4th
dau. of the late Edmund Robinson, Esq., of Burnley,
Lancashire; b. 1864; m. 1888 Charlotte Elizabeth,
only dau. of the late Thomas Butterworth, Esq., of
Burnley. Sir George Pollard, who was educated at
Edinburgh Univ. (M.B. and CM. 1886, M.D. 1890)
and at Oxford, and called to the Bar at the Inner
Temple 1893, was formerly a C.C. for Lancashire, is a
J.P. for Southport (Mayor 1897), and sat as M.P.
for the Eccles Div. of Lancashire 1906-18.— S«n-
down, 79, Albert Road, Southport, Lancashire ; Reform,
afid National Liberal Clubs, s.w.

POLLARD, Francis James Style, Esq., of
Kintnrk, co. Westmeath.
Only son of Charles Style Humphreys, Esq., M.D.,
M.R.C.S., by Octavia Harriet, youngest dau. of the late
William Pollard-Urquhart, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Kinturk; i.l896; s. his uncle Montagu Alexis Pollard
(formerly Pollard-Urquhart), Esq., J.P. and D.L.,
1916, and assumed the surname of Pollard in lieu of
Humphreys by deed poll 1917. Mr. Pollard, who
was educated at St. Paul's School and at the Imperial
Coll. of Science, London, is a J.P. for co. Westmeath
and Lord of the Manor of Castlepollard. — Kinturk,
Casilepollard, co. Westmeath.

tOLLARD,Lieut.-Col. William, of Scarr Hall,
Bradford, Yorkshire.

Eldest son of Col. William Pollard, who d. 1887 (by
Jane, who d. 1900, dau. of the late Charles Bicknell,
Esq.), and grandson of the late Joshua Pollard, Esq.,
D.L., of Scarr Hall; b. 1854; s. his grandfather 1887;
Hi. 1st 1881 Margaret, who d. 1889, 4th dau. of John
eldest dau. of the late Rev. John Henry Hudleston, of
Cayton Hall, Yorkshire, and has a dau., Eleanor Mary. •
Lieut.-Col. Pollard, who was educated at Jesus Coll.,
Cambridge, is a J.P. for the W. and N. Ridings of York-
shire and for the Liberty of Ripon, and an Hon.
Lieut.-Col. in the Army, and was formerly Capt. and
Hon. Major 4th Batt. Prince of Wales's Own W.
Yorkshire Regt. (1882-95), Capt. 3rd Batt. Welsh
Regt. (1899-1900) and Capt. Reserve of Officers ; was
in command of 17th (Service) Batt. W. Yorkshire
Regt., and subsequently of an Infantry Base Depot
1915, a Commandant on the Lines of Communications,
with the temp, rank of Lieut.-Col., 1915-16, and in
command of a R.A. Base Depot and serving, with
Labour Corps 1916-18.— Residence : The Grange,
Carlton Miniott, near Thirsk; Kew Oxford and Cam-
bridge Club, s.w.

Esq., of Craigston Castle, Aberdeenshire,
Only son of Michael Bruce Pollard-Urquhart, Esq.
(4th son of the late William Pollard-Urquhart, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L , of Castle Pollard, now Kinturk, co.
Westmeath), who rf. 1879, by Florence Adeline, who'




dau of the lateGeorgeGodfrey Billings, Esq., 'POLLOCK, Sir MoNTAGU FeedEEICK MON-
■ " ' TAGU-, Bart.-Cr. 1872.

Eldest son of Sir Frederick Montagu-Pollock, 2nd Bart.,
by Laura Caroline, -who d. 1901), dau. of the late Henry
Seymour Montagu, Esq., whose surname he assumed ;
b. 1864; «. 1874; in. 1899 Margaret Angela, 2nd dau.
of William Abraham Bell, Esq., of Pendell Court,
Surrey. Sir Montagu Montagu-Pollock was educated
at Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A.
l%%b).—Bussock Wood, near Newbury ; Oxford and
Cambridge Club, s.w.

Indian Ciyil Serriee ; *. 1879; s. his uucle thi
Arthur de Capel Broke PoUard-Urquhart 1916; m.
1906 Natalie Ada, dau. of John Edward Frampton,
Esq., and has, with other issue, a son, * Bruce Edward
Arthur, b. 1908. Mr. PoUard-Urquhart, who was
educated at Kepton School and at the R. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst, and was formerly Lieut. The Cameronians
(Scottish Rifles), is temp. Capt. Army Service Corps,
and Lord of the Manor of Craigston.— Oai^stof Cattle,
Turriff. Aberdeenshire.

POLLEN, Sir Richard Hungeefokd, Bart., of
Rodboiirne, Wiltshire.— Gr. 1795. |

Elder son of Sir Richard Hungerford Pollen, 4th Bart., ; pQLLOCK, Sir EeNEST MuERAT, K.B.E., K.C.

by Frances Anne St. Albyn, eldest dau. of the late
WiUiara Savage Wait, Esq., of Woodborough, Somerset ;
b. 1878; s. 1918; educated at Eton and at the R.
Agricultural Coll., Cirencester; was formerly Lieut.
4th Batt. Gloucestershire Regt. ; is a J.P. for Wiltshire
and an Hon. Lieut, in the Army.— Rodbournc, Malmes-
bwry, Wiltshin ; Junior ConsHMional Club, w.

Heir Pres., his brother John Lancelot Hungerford, Lioat.
R.F.A., T.F. ; b. 1S84.

POLLEN, Frances Mart, Lady.

Youngest dau. of the late William Bernard Aird,
Esq • rn. 1870, as 2nd wife. Sir Richard Hungerford
Pollen, 3rd Bart., who d. 1881.— Ke Hayes, Wood-
chester, Gloucestershire.

POLLEXPEN, the Misses, of Cairston, co.

Annie ; Edith Harding ; and Amy Nora, dans, of the
Bev. John Hutton Pollexfen, of Cairston, who d. 1899,
by Anne, who d. 1870, eldest dau. of the late Robert
Taylor, Esq., of Broomland, Dumfriesshire. The
Misses Pollexfen s. their brother the Rev. Henry
Pollexfen, M. A., formerly Vicar of Stanwick, Yorkshire,
1916.— 71, Drayton Gardens, s.w.

Heiress Pres., their niece Laura Pollexfen, dau. of the late
Bev. James Burton, bv Emily Margaret, who cf. 1916, 4th
dau. of the late Rev. John Hntton Pollexfen (ante).

POLLINGTON, Viscouut. See under Mexborough,
Earl of.

POLLOCK, the Right Hon. Sir Feedeeick,
Bart., F.S.A., F.R.C.I.— Cr. 1866.

Eldest son of Sir (William) Frederick Pollock, 2ud
Bart by Juliet, who d. 1899, dau. of the late Rev.
Henry Creed; b. 1845; s. 1888; «». 1873 Goorgina
Harriet only surviving dau. of the late John Deiiell,
Esq of Calcutta. Sir t'rederick Pollock, who was
educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, of
which he was formerly a Fellow (B.A. 1867, M.A.
1870- Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh 1880, Dublin 1892,
Harvard 1895 and Christiania 1911; D.C.L. Oxford
1901), called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1871, and
elected a Bencher 1906, is a Correspondent of the
Institute of France, an Associate Member of the B.
Academy of Belgium , a Fellow of the British Academy,
and Editor of the Law Reports, and was Corpus Pro
fessor of Jurisprudence at Oxford 1883-1903, and
Chairman of the R. Commission on Public Records
1910-18; elected an Hon. Fellow of C.C.C, Oxford,
of which he was formerly a Fellow, 1906, and ap-
pointed Judge of the Admiralty Court of the Cinque
Ports W\i.—Athe,ia^tm Club, s.w. ; 21, Hyde Park
Place, -w. ; 13, Old Square, lAncoln's Inn, w.c.

neir.hia son Frederick Jolin, called to the Bar at Lincoln's

Inn 1907; served under the Eussian Bed Cross 1916-18;

educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cambndgo (B.A.

1900, Fellow 1902, M.A. 1904); b. 1878.

— Cr. 1917.

Fifth son of George Frederick Pollock, Esq., formerly
the Senior Master of the Supreme Court of Judicature
and the Queen's and King's Remembrancer, of Wood-
lawn, Hanworth, Feltham, who d. 1915, by Frances
Diana, who d. 1891, eldest dau. of the late Rev. Henry
Herbert, Rector of Rathdowney, Queen's Co. ; *. 1861 ;
m. 1887 Louisa Helen, eldest dau. of Sir Thomas Salt,
1st Bart., of Weeping Cross, Staffordshire. Sir Ernest
Pollock, who was educated at Charterhouse (Scholar)
and at Trinity CoU., Cambridge (B.A. 1883, M.A. 1887),
called to the"Bar at the Inner Temple 1883, appointed
a K.C. 1905 and elected a Bencher 1914, is a J.P. for
Herts and an Officer of the Legion of Honour; was
formerly Chairman of the S. Kensington Conservative
Association ; Chairman of the Contraband Committee
1915 and Controller of the Foreign Trade Department,
Foreign Office, 1917-19; appointed Solicitor-Gen.
1919 ; sat as M.P. for Warwick and Leamington Jan.
1910-1918, and has sat for the Warwick and Leam-
ington Div. of Warwickshire since 1918 ; has been
Recorder of Kingston-on-Thames since 1911, and a
Governor of Charterhouse since 1913. — Northaw,
Hertfordshire ; Carlton, Athcnmum, and Oxford and
Cambridge Clubs, s.w. ; 40, Thurloe Square, s.w. ; 1,
King's Bench Walk, Temple, e.g.

POLLOCK, Amy Menella, Lady.

Dau. of the late Hassard Hume Dodgson, Esq.,
Master of the High Court of Justice ; m. 1 865 as 3rd
wife Sir Charles Edward Pollock, a Judge of the High
Court of Justice, formerly a Baron of the Exchequer ;
who was cr. Knt. 1873, and d. 1897.-8, Catherine's,

POLLOCK, Capt. Anneslet John Arthue, of
Newcastle House, co. Meath.
Eldest son of Col. Arthur John Osborne Pollock, R.
Scots Fusiliers, of Newcastle House, who d. 1901, by
Susan, who d. 1891, dau. of William Richardson, Esq.,
of Brooklands, co. Antrim ; b. 1891. Educated at the
R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst; is Capt. R. Scots Fusiliers
and temp. Major K.O. Scottish Borderers. — A'cw-
castle House, Kitigseourt, co. Cavan ; Army and Navy,
and Caledonian Clubs, s.w. ; Ulster Club, Belfast.

POLLOCK, Capt. Hamilton Rivees, of Ander-
son Manor, Dorsetshire.
Elder son of Archibald Gordon Pollock, Esq., of The
Old House, Mickleham, Surrey, by Marian, dau. of
the late George Hamilton Fletcher, Esq., of Barrow
Hedges, Surrey; *. 1884; m. 1912 Eveline Morton,
youngest dau. of Thomas Bell, Esq., of Newcastle-
upon-Tyne, and has, with other issue, a son, *Martin
Rivers, b. 1914. Capt. Pollock, who was educated
at Hailejbury CoU. and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge
(B A. 1906, M.A. 1914), and called to the Bar at the

I the Middle Temple 1907, is temp. Capt. King's




(Liverpool) Regt., attached to R.A.TT. — Anderson
Manor, }>car Blandford, Dorset ; Oxford and Cam-
bridge Club, s.w.

POLLOCK, Mrs., of Mountainstown, co. Meath.

Anna Josephine, 5th dan. of Sir Croker Barrington,
4th Bart., who d. 1890, by Anna Felicia, who d. 1873,
eldest dan. of the late John Beatty West, Esq., M.P. ;
m. 1891 John Naper George Pollock, Esq., of Moun-
tainstown, a J.P. and D.L. for co. Meath (High Sheriff
1884), formerly Lient. 5th Batt. Leinster Regt., whorf.
1905, and has, with 2 dans., a son, * John, Lieut. N.
Irish Horse ; b. 1896, — Mountainstown, Navan, co.


Annie Elizabeth, dau. of the late Green, Esq. ;

m. 1871 Sir Hew Crawfui-d-PoUok, oth .and last Bart,
(er. 1638), who rf. 1885.

POLLOK, Miss FERGUSSON-, of Pollok,
Renfrewshire. \

Jane Dunlop, oldest dau. of William Fergusson-PoUok,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., who d. 1908, by Jean Johnston,
who d. 1893, having s. her brother Sir Hew Crawfurd-
Pollok, 5th and last Bart, in the estate 1885, only!
dau. of Sir Hew Crawfurd-Pollok, 4th Bart, (ext.), of
Pollok. — Pollok Castle, mar Newton Mearns, N.B.

POLLOK-McCALL. See 3fcCall.

POLLOK-MORRIS, CoL William Pollok
Morris, C.M.G., D.S.O., of Craig, Ayr.

Eldest son of Col. Robert Morris Pollok-Morris,
J.P. and D.L., late Ayrshire Imp. Yeo., of Craig, who '
d. 1911, by Agnes Tennent, who rf. 1909, eldest dau.
of the late John Buchanan, Esq. ; b. 1867 ; m. 1907
Jane Catherine, eldest dau. of Robert Jameson Torrie,
Esq., of Edinburgh, and has a dau., Ellison Janet.
Col. Pollok-Morris, who was educated at Harrow and
at Trinity Coll., Oxford, is a J.P. and D.L. for Ayr-
shire, Lieut.-Col. Reserve of Officers and Brevet-Col.
ret., late Comm. 18th Hussars; appointed to command
5th Reserve Regt. of Cav. 1914. — Craig, Kilmarnock,
Ayrshire ; Naval and Military, and Cavalry Clubs, w.

POLSON, Major (temp. Col.) Sir Thomas
Andrew, K.B.E., C.M.G.— Cr. 1919.

Eldest surviving son of Thomas Andrew Poison, Esq.,
of Dublin, and Tuam, co. Galway, who d. 1876; b.\
1865 ; m. 1918 Elizabeth Jane, dau. of John Lindsay,
Esq., of Edinburgh. Sir Thomas Poison, who was
educated at Dublin, is Major T.F. Reserve, T.D., late
City of London Yeo. ; temp. Ordnance Officer, 1st Class,
"and Chief Inspector of Clothing K. Army Clothing
Department, with the temp, rank of Col. — Cavalry
Club, w. ; R. Ulster Yacht Club, Bangor ; 18, Sussex
Place, Regent's Park, n.w.

POLSON, of Tranent, and Cockenzie, Had-
dingtonshire ; and of Thornly, Renfrew-
shire. See Corbett.

POLTIMORE, Lord (Georgf Wentworth
Warwick Bampftlde).— Cr. 1831.

Eldest son of Coplestone Richard George Warwick, 3rd
Lord, by the Hon. Marg.aret Harriet, elder dau. of
Wentworth Blackett, 1st Lord Allendale; b. 1882; s.
1918 ; m. 1910 Cynthia Rachel, only dau. of the Hon.
Gerald William Laseelles, C.B. Lord Poltimore, who

was educated at Eton and at the E. Mil. Coll., Sand-
hurst, and was formerly Lieut. Grenadier Guards, is a
J.P. and D.L., for Devonshire, Capt. R. N. Devon
Hussars Yeo., and Patron of 2 livings. — Poltimore
Park, Exeter; Court Hall, N. Molton, 'N. Devon ; 8,
Belgrave Sijuare, s.w.

Heir, his gou Coplestone John de Grey Warwick, b. 19 11.

POLWARTH, Lord (Walter Hugh Hepburne-
Scott).— Cr. 1690.
Elder son of Henry Francis, 5th Lord, by Lady
Georgiana, who d. 1859, dau. of the late George Baillie,
Esq., of Jerviswood, and Mellerstain, and sister of
George, 10th Earl of Haddington; b. 1838 ; «. 1867 ;
m. 1st 1863 Lady Mary Hamilton-Gordon, who d. 1914,
oldest dau. of George John James, 5th Earl of Aber-
deen; 2ndly 1915 Katherine Grisell, youngest dau. of
the late Hon. and Rev. John Baillie, M.A., Canon
Residentiary of York. Lord Polwarth, who was
educated at Harrow, is a J.P. for cos. Berwick and
Roxburgh, a D.L. for Roxburghshire (Convener for 35
years), and Capt. R. Co. of Archers (King's Body
Guard for Scotland) ; was H.M.'s Lieut, for Selkirk-
shire 1878-1919, and a Representative Peer of Scot-
land 1882-1900. — Harden, Hawick, Roxburghthirc,
N.B. ; Humbie {Haddingtonshire), Upper Keith, N.B.
Heir, Ms son Walter George, Master of Polwarth, G.B.E., a
D.L. tor cos. Selkirk, Haddington, and Berwick, a J.P. for
COS. Eoxburgli and Haddington, and Hon. Col., late temp.
Lieut.-Col. (previously Lieut.-Col. Oomm.) 8th Batt. E.
Soots (Lothian Regt.), V.D.; was Ohairm.an of the Board
of Commissioners in Lunacy for Scotland 1897-1909, temp.
Col. in the Army 1916, and Staff Officer for Vol. Services
1917-19 ; appointed Ohairman of the Prison Commissioners
for Scotland 1909; educated at Eton and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1885); b. 1864; m. 1888 Edith
Frances, dau. of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 3rd Bart., and
has, with other issue, a son, »Walter Thomas, Capt. Lothians
and Border Horse Yeo. ; educated at Trinity Coll., Cam-
bridge ; b. 1890; m. 1914 Elspeth Glencairn, 2nd dau. o(
the Right Rev. Archibald Ean Campbell, D.D., Bishop of
Glasgow and Galloway, and has a sou, "Henry Alexander,

POLWHELE, Arthue Carne, Esq., of Pol-
whele, Cornwall.
Eldest surviving son of Thomas Roxburgh Polwhele,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Polwhele, who d. 1909, by
Fanny, who d. 1893, only dau. of the late William
Thomas Carne, Esq., of Penzance; h. 1864; m. 1888
Eva Florence, youngest dau. of the late William Nassau
Gordon, Esq., of MuUingar, co. Westmeath. Mr.
Polwhele, who was educated at Tavistock and at the
R. Indian Engineering Coll., Coopers Hill, and was
for 25 years a Civil Engineer of the Public Works
Department, India, is a Magistrate for Cornwall. —
Polwhele, Truro, Cornwall.

POMEROY, John Arthur, Esq., formerly of St.
Angelo, CO. Fermanagh.
Eldest son of the Hon. and Rev. Arthur William
Pomeroy, Rector of Desertmartin, co. Londonderry,
who d. 1867, by Frances Letitia, who d. 1889, 7th
dau. of the late Hon. and Right Rev. William Knox,
D.D.. Bishop of Derry; b. 1839; m. 1869 Louisa
Letitia Jane, eldest dau. of the late Gartside Gartside
Tipping, Esq., of Rossferry, co. Fermanagh, and of
Little Bolton, Lancashire, and has, with other issue, a
son, Arthur Gartside, educated at Uppingham and
at Trinity Coll., Dublin (M.A. and C.E. 1894); b.
1870 ■ m. 1916 Gertrude Louise, dau. of the late Thomas
Valentine Blake Deehan, Esq., of Dublin, and widow
of Robert Tunstall Kitching, Esq., of Benguella, S. W.
Africa. Mr. Pomeroy, who was educated at Trinity
Coll Cambridge, is J.P. for cos. Fermanagh, Donegal,
and Tyrone.— Salt Hill, Mount Charles, co. Donegal;
R. St. George Yacht Club, Kingstown; Northern
Counties' Club, Londonderry.


POMEROT. See Harhcrton.



POMEROY-COLLEY, Lady. See Allendale, Edith
Althea, Lady.

+ POMFRET, Mrs., of Mystole Park, Kent.
Flora Rose, eldest dau. of the late Charles Frederick
Hore, Esq. ; m. 1878 as his 2ud wife William Pomfret
Pomfret, Esq., of Mystole Park, a J.P. and D.L. for
Kent, who wasM.P. for Kent CAshford Div.) 1885-92,
and who d. 1902, leaving, with other issue, an only
son,* Virgil, b. 1882; m. 1911 Audrey Elisabeth
Foord, 2nd dau. of Aithur Ashwell, Esq., of Clifton
Crescent, Folkestone, and has, with other issue, a son,

, b. 1913. — Mystole Park, Canterbury, Kent;

Morghcw, Tenterden.

PONSONBY, Lord. ,See Bcsshurough, Earl of.


Maria Teresa, dau. of the late M. Duerbeck, of
Munich; m. 1851 William, 3rd Lord Ponsonby, of
Inniskillj (cr. 1806), ext., who d.s.p. 1861.

PONSONBY, the Right Hon. Sir Frederick
Edward Geet, K.C.B., K.C.V.O., of Great
Tangley Manor, Surrey.— Cr, K.C.V.O.
1910, K.C.B. 1918.
Second son of Gen. the Right Hon. Sir Henry
Frederick Ponsonby, G.C.B., who d. 1895, by the Hon.
Mary Elizabeth, V.A. (formerly a Maid of Honour and
subsequently an Extra Woman of the Bedchamber to
H.M. Queen Victoria), who d. 1916, eldest dau. of the
late John Crocker Bulteel, Esq., of Flete, Deronshire ;
b. 1867; m. 1899 Victoria Lily (Ria), elder dau. of the
late Col. Edmund Hegan-Kennard, of Great Tangley
Manor, and has, with other issue, a son, * Edward
, Gaspard, appointed a Page of Honour to H.M. King
George V. 1916; 6. 1903. Sir Frederick Ponsonby, who
was educated at Eton, is Brevet Lieut.-Col. ret., late
Grenadier Guards, Major Reserve of Officers, Receiver-
Gen, of the Duchy of Lancaster, a Comm. of the Orders
of the Dannebrog of Denmark, Orange-Nassau of The
Netherlands.St.Olaf of Norway, 1st Class, and Charles
III of Spain, and an Oifieer of the Legion of Honour ;
has the Orders of the Crown of Italy, the Immaculate
Conception of Portugal, the Redeemer of Greece, Isabel
la Catolica of Spain, St. Stanislas of Russia, and the
Sword of Sweden; was Equerry-in-Ordinary to H.M.
Queen Victoria 1894-1901 and Assistant Keeper of the
Privy Purse and Assistant Private Secretary to H M.
1897-1901, Equerry, Assistant Keeper of the Privy
Purse and Assistant Private Secretary to H.M. King
Edward VII. 1901-10, and Assistant Private Secretary
and Equerry to H.M. King George V. 1910-14;
appointed Keeper of the Privy Purse and an Extra
Equerry to H.M. 1914. — Great Tangley Manor, Guild-
ford; Guards' Club, s.w. ; Turf Club, w. ; Marlbor

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