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L, CLE. ;
2ndly 1897 Gertrude May Gathorne, dau. of Charles
Hill," Esq., of Clevedon Hall, and Hazel Manor, Somer-
set, and has, with other issue, a son, * George
Duncan Noel, b. 1903. Brigadier-Gen. Ross is a J.P.
and D.L. for Ross and Cromarty, and an Hon.
Brigadier-Gen. ret., late Col. Comm. the Provisional
Batt., previously Major Durham L.I.; commanded
8th Mounted Infantry in S. Africa 1900, l.'J2nd
Infantry Brigade, with the temp, rank of Brigadier-
Gen., 1914-16 and a Brigade, Salonika Force,
1916-19; has the Greek Order of the Redeemer and
the Roumanian Order of the Star. — Cromarty House,
Cromarty, N.B.

ROSS, of Ham, Devon; and of Limavady, co.
Londonderry. See Trdawny-Ross.

ROSS. See Leitk-Ross.

ROSS-HUME. See Hume.

ROSS-LEWIN, the Yen. Richard Sargint
Sadleir, of Ross Hill, co. Clare.
Third son of the Rev. George Ross-Lewin, J.P., of
Ross Hill, who d. 1885, by Grace, who d. 1871, dau.
of the late Henry Sargint, Esq., of Castleview, co.
Tipperary; h. 1848; s. his brother the Rev. George
Harrison Ross-Lewin, M.A., Hon. Canon of Durham.
1913; m. 1877 Louisa, dau. of the late Frederick
Mauusell, Esq., of Fennetherstown, co. Limerick.
Archdeacon Ross-Lewin, who was educated at Hatfield
Hall, Durham (B.A. 1876), and was formerly in the
E.N., has been Rector of Kilmurry, co. Limerick,
since 1886, Rural Dean of Limerick since 1900, Hon.
Canon of Limerick Cathedral since 1912 and Arch-
deacon of Limerick since 1919. — Residence : Kilmurry
Rectory, Limerick.

John Poster George, K.C.B., K.C.V.O.,
of Rosstrevor, co. Down. — Or. K.C.B.
1903, K.C.V.O. lyll.

Second son of David Ross-of-Bladensburg, Esq., of
Rosstrevor, who d. 1866, by the Hon. Harriet Margaret,
who d. 1883, dau. of Thomas Henry, 2nd Viscount
Ferrard, and of Harriet, 9th Viscountess Massereene
in her own right; b. 1848; s. his brother, the Rev.
Robert Skeffington Ross-of-Bladensburg, S.J., 1892;
m. 1870 the Hon. Blanche Amelia, youngest dau. of
John, 10th Viscount Massereene, K.P. Sir John Ross-
of-Bladensburg, who was educated at Radley (Hon.


LL.D. R. Univ. of Ireland 1909), is a J.P. and D.L. for
CO. Down, and Lieut.-Col. ret. late Coldstream Guards,
and was Chief Commissioner of the Dublin Metropolitan
Police 1901-14. — Rosstrevor Home, co. Down ; Guards'
and Junior Carlton Clubs, s.w. ; Kildare Street Club,

ROSSE, Earl of (Laurence Michael Harvey
Parsons).— Cr. 1806.

Elder son of William Edward, 5th Earl, a Representa-
tive Peer of Ireland and Major temp. ret. pay Reserve
of Officers, Irish Guards, by Frances Lois, 2nd dau. of
Cecil Edmund Lister-Kaye, Esq., of Denby Grange,
Yorkshire ; b. 1906 ; s. 1918.— 5j>r Castle, Kings Co. ;
Womersley Park, Doncaster, Yorkshire.
Heir Prei., hi3 brother Desmond, b. 1910.

ROSSE, Frances Cassandra, Countess of.

Only child of Edward William, 4th Lord Hawke, who
d. 1869, by his 2nd wife Frances, who d. 1903, eldest
dau. of the late Walker Fefherstonhaugh, Esq., of The
Hermitage, co. Durham; m. 1870 Laurence, 4th Earl
of Rosse, K.P., who d. 1908. — IVomersley Park, Don-
caster, Yorkshire.

ROSSLYN, Earl of (James Francis Harry St.
Clair-Erskine).— Cr. 1801.
Elder son of Francis Robert, 4fh Earl, by Blanche Ade-
liza, 2nd dau. of the late Henry FitzRoy, Esq., of
Salcey Lawn, Northamptonshire, and widow of the Hon.
Charles Henry Maynard ; b. 1869; s. 1890; m. 1st
1890 Violet Aline (from whom he obtained a div. in
Scotland 1902, and who m. 2ndly 1903 Charles Jarrott,
Esq.), younger dau. of the late Capt. Robert Charles
De Grey Vyner, of Newby Hall, Skelton Grange, and
Fairfield, Yorkshire, of Gautby Hall, Lincolnshire,
and formerly of Coombe Hurst, SuiTey; 2ndly 1905
Georgina (who obtained a div. in Scotland 1907 and d.
19171. younger dau. of George Robinson, of Min-
neapolis, U.S.A.; 3rdly 1908 Vera Mary, dau. of the
late Eric Edward Bayley, Esq., formerly 17th Lancers,
of Little Moyle, co. Carlow. The Earl of Rosslyn,
who was educated at Eton and at Magdalen Coll.,
Oxford, is a J.P. and D.L. for Fife and an Hon. Ma,jor
in the Army, late temp. Major Gen. List New Armies,
previously 14th (Service) Batt. King's R. Rifle Corps ;
formerly Lieut. Thorneycroft's Mounted Inf. in S.
Africa, Lieut. 4th Batt. Northamptonshire Regt., and
Capt. Fife Vol. Light Horse. — Carlton Club, s.w. ;
New Club, Edinburgh ; 107, Westbournf Terrace, w.
Heir, his son Francis Edward Scudamore, Lord Lough-
borongh, Capt. ret., late temp. Lieut, and Acting Capt.
King's R. Ritie Corps : formerly temp. Lieut. R. Naval
Vol. Reserve; previously Lieut, (on probation) Coldstream
Guards, Special Reserve ; educated at the Army School,
Maidenhead; b. 1892; m. 1915 Sheila, only dau. of Harry
Ohisliolm, Esq., of Sydney, N.S.W., and has, with other
issue, a son, * Auttiooy Hugh Francis Harry, 6. 1917.

ROSSMORE, Lord (Derrick Warner Wil-
liam Westenra). — Cr. 1796.

Elder surviving son of Henry Robert, 3rd Lord, who d.
1860, by his 2nd wife Julia Ellen Josephine (who d.
1912, having m. 2ndly 1863 Lieut.-Col. George
William Stacpoole, who d. 1896), 2nd dau. of
the late Henry Lloyd, Esq., of Farinrory, co.
Tipperary; b. 1853; s. his brother Henry Cairns, 4th
Lord, 1874; m. 1882 Mittie (joint owner of Hooton,
Cheshire), elder dau. of the late Richard Christopher
Naylor, Esq., of Hooton, and of Kelmarsh, North-
amptonshire. Lord Rossmore, who was educated at
Rugby, is H.M.'s Lieut, for co. Monaghan, and was
formerly Hon. Col. 5th Batt. R. Irish Fusiliers;
previously Cornet 9th Lancers and Sub-Lieut. 1st Life
Guards ; sits in the House of Lords as Lord Rossmore,




r.K., C1-. 1838. — Rossmore. Monaghan ; Stud House,
Hampton Court, Middlesex ; 7, St. Auht/ns Mansions,
Hove, Sussex; Carlton Club, s.w.

+ ROTHERAM, Edward, Esq., of Crossdrum,
CO. Meath.
pjklest son of Edward Rotheram, Esq., J.P., of Cross-
drum and of Sallymount House, co. Westmeath, who
(/. 1904, by Maria Louisa, youngest dau. of the late
Samuel Cooper, Esq.,of Killenure Castle, eo. Tipperary ;
h. 1872 ; m. 1907 Jane Mabel, 3rd dau. of Sir Robert
Gardner, and has, with other issue, a son, *Edward,
h. 1908. Mr. Rotheram was High Sheriff of co.
Meath 1906. — Crossdrum, Oldcastle, co. Meath. j

ROTHERHAM, Lord (William Henry Hol-
land).— Or. 1910.

Second son of William Holland, Ksq., J. P., of Higher
Broiighton, Lancashire, who d. 1892, by Ellen, who d.
1889, dau. of the late Samuel Robinson, Esq., of Man-
elie.ster; I). 1849; m. 1874 Mary Jane, eldest dau. of the
late James Lund, Esq., D.L., of Malsis Hall, York-
shire. Lord Rotherham is a Magistrate for Cheshire
and for Manchester, ex-President of the Associated
Chambers of Commerce, a Member of the Advisory
Committee of the Board of Trade on Commercial
Intelligence, and an Officer of the Order of Leo-
pold of Belgium; was M.P. for the N. Dir. of
Salford 1892-5 and for the Rotherham Liv. of the
W. Riding of Yorkshire 1899-Feb. 1910, and temp.
Chairman of Ways and Means 1906-10.— ffe/brm.
National Liberal, E. Automobile, and. Ratielagh Clubs,
S.W.; Citj/ Reform Club, e.c; Union, and Reform
Clubs, Manchester; 61, Queen's Gate, s.w.

Beir, his son Stuart Lund, Capt, Reserve of Officers ; late

Capt. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons ; educated at Harrow and

at Exeter Coll., Oxford : b. 1876.

ROTHERMERB, Viscount (Harold Sidney
Harmsworth, P.O.).— Cr. 1919.

Second son of Alfred Harmsworth, Esq., Barrister-at-
Law, who d. 1889, by Geraldine Mary, dau. of the late
William Maffett, Esq., of Pembroke Place, Dublin ;
b. 1868 ; m. 1893 Mary Lilian, dau. of George Wade
Share, Esq. Viscount Rothermere is Chief Proprietor
of the ' Daily Record and Mail ' (Glasgow) and of the
'Leeds Mercury,' and a Director of the Amalgam ited
Press Ltd. ; was Director-Gen. of the R. Army Ulotliing
Department 1916-17 ; President of the Air Council
1917-18, and Secretary of State for the R. Air Force
Jan.-April 1918. — Hemsted Park, Cranbrook, Kent.

ROTHES, Earl of (Norman Evelyn Leslie).
— Cr. ante 1457-8.
Only son of the Hon. Martin Leslie Leslie, who d.
1882, before his mother s. to the Earldom, by Georgina
Frances, youngest dau. of the late Henry Studdy, Esq.,
of Waddeton Court, Devon; b. 1877; «■ his grandmother
Mary Elizabeth, 18th Countess, 1893; m. 1900 Lucy
Noel Martha Dyer, only child of Thomas Dyer Ed-
wardes, Esq., of Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire.
The Earl ot Rothes, who was educated at Eton, was
formerly Capt. The Fife R.F.A., Special Reserve ; late
Lieut. 6th Vol. Batt. The Black Watch, previously
Lieut. 4th Batt. Devonshire Regt. ; is Lieut.-Col. ret.,
late Highland Cyclist Batt., T.F., and has been a
Representative Peer of Scotland since 1906. — Leslie
House, Leslie, Fife, N.B.

Heir, his son Malcolm George Dyer Edwaides, Lord Leslie ;

ROTHSCHILD, Lord (Lionel Walter
j Rothschild, E.R.S., F.Z.S.).— Cr. 1885.

I Elder son of Nathaniel Mayer, 1st Lord, G.C.V.O.,
P.C, by Emma Louisa, dau. of Baron Mayer Carl de
Rothschild, of Fmnkfort-on-the-Main ; b. 1868 ; s.
1915. Lord Rothschild, who was educated at Bonn
and at Magdalene Coll., Cambridge (Hon. Ph. D. Gies-
sen), and was formerly Major R. Bucks Hussars Yeo.,
subsequently temp. Capt. 4th V.B. Oxfordshire and
Buckinghamshire L.L, and M.P. for the Mid. Div. of
Buckinghamshire 1899-Jan. 1910, is one of H.M.'s
Lieuts. for the City of London, and a Trustee of ihe
British Museum. — Residence : Tring Park, Triiig
Bachelors' Clubyvi.; R. Societies' Club, s.w.; 148,
Piccadilly, w.

Hrir Pres., his brother Nathaniel Charles (,trhom see).

ROTHSCHILD, the Hon. Nathaniel Charles,
of Ashton Wold, Nortlianiptonshire ; of
Tring Park, Hertfordshire ; and of Aston
Clinton, Buckinghamsliire.
Younger son of Nathaniel Mayer, 1st Lord Roths-
child, G.C.V.O., P.O., whoa! 1915, by Emma Louisa,
dau. of Baron Mayer Carl de Rothschild, of Frank-
fort-on-Main ; b. 1877 ; m. 1907 Rozsiba, .Srd dau, of
Capt. Alfred Edler von Weitheimstein, of Nagy varad,
Hungary, and ha.s, with other issue, a son,
"Nathaniel Mayer Victor, b. 1910. Mr. Both.schild,
■who was educated at Harrow and at Trinity Coll.,
Cambridge (B.A. 1898, M.A. 1903), is a Magistrate
for Northamptonshire (High Sheriff 1905), one of
H.M.'s Lieuts. for the City of London, and a
Member of the Managing Committee of the Imperial
Bureau of Entomology and of the Governing Body
of the Imperial Coll. of Science and Technology. —
Ashton Wold, Oundle, Northay/iptonshire ; Tring
Park, Tring ; Aston Clinton, Tring; Arundel House,
Kensington Palace Gardens, w.

ROTHWELL, Mrs., of Rockfield, co. Meath.
Louisa Catherine Hannah, eldest dau. of Mervyn Pratt,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Cabra Castle, co. Cavan, who d.
1890, by Madeline Eglantine, who d. 1899, only dau.
and heiress of the late Col. William Jackson, of Ennis-
coe, CO. Mayo; m. 1866 Thomas Rothwell, Esq., of
Rockfield, a J.P. and D.L. for co. Meath (High Sheriff
1867). who was formerly Lieut. Meath Militia, and who
d. 1909, leaving 4 Aa.ns.~Rockfield House, Kelts, co.

ROTHWELL, of Shantonagh. See Fitzherbert.

ROTTON, Sir John Francis, Knt., K.C.— Cr.

Only son of the late Richard Rotton ; b. 1837. Is M.A.
and LL.B. London Univ. ; called to the Bar at Lincoln's
Inn 1860 ; appointed a Q.C. 1891 ; was Legal Assistant
in the Privy Council Office and Local Government
Board 1869-76 ; Assistant Secretary Local Govern-
ment Board 1876-82, and Legal Adviser to the Board
1882-98. — Lockwood, Frith Hill, Godalming ; Athe-
nmum Club, s.w.

ROTTON, Mrs., of Stokesay Court, Shropshire.

Margaret Jane, only dau. of Lieut..Gen. Sir William
Russell, 2nd Bart. (cr. 1832, ext.), C.B., of Charlton
Park, Gloucestershire, who d. 1892, by Margaret, who
d. 1900, only child of the late Robert Wilson, Esq.;
m. 1st 1900 Herbert John AUcroft, Esq., of Stoktsay
Court, a J.P. for Shropshire (High Sheriff 1893) and
a Barristir-al-Law, »lio d. 1911, leaving, with other
issue, a son, * John KusscU, Patron of 5 livings (at
present vested in Trustees); b. 1905; indly 1917




Licut.-Col. and Brevet Col. (temp. Brigadier-Gen.)
John Guy Eotton, C.B., G.M.G., R.A., an Officer of the
Mil. Order of S-AVoy.—Stokesai/ Court, Onihury, Shrop-

EOUND, Chaeles James, Esq., of Birch Hall
Essex. '

Only son of the Right Hon. James Round, J.P. and
D.L., of Birch Hall, who d. 1916, by Sibylla Joanna,
who d. 1912, 4th dau. of the late Rev. Henry Free-
land, Rector of Hasketon, Suflfolk ; b. 1885; m. 1910
Sylvia, youngest dau. of Walter Maximilian de Zoete,
Esq., of Layer Marney Tower, Essex, and has, with
other issue, a son,* James Gray, 6.11642. Mr. Round,
who was educated at Winchester and at Exeter Coll.,
Oxford, is a Magistrate for Essex (High Sheriff 1913),
Lieut. Essex Yeo., and Patron of 4 livings. — BiVcA
Hal/, Colchester; 31, De Vcre Gardens, w.

ROUND, John Horace, Esq., of West Bergholt,

Only son of John Round, Esq., of West Bergholt,
d. 1887, by Laura, who d. 1864. youngest dau. and
co-heiress of the late Horace Smith, Esq. ; 6. 1854. Mr
Round, who was educated at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A
1879, M.A. 1881, Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh 1905), is
a D.L. for Essex, *nd Lord of the Manor of West
Bergholt ; appointed Hon. Historical Adviser to The
Cronn in Peerage Cases 1914 and President of the
Essex Arch. Society 1916.— 15, Brmisu-icJc Terrace,
Bricjhton ; Carlton Club, s.w,

ROUND-TURNER, Mrs., of Grundisburgh,

Clara Wortley, 4th dau. of the late Capt. Samuel
Strong, K.N.; m. 1874 Capt. Henry Lewis Round-
Turner, R.N., of Grundisburgh, a J.P. for Suffolk, who
assumed the additional surname of Turner by royal
license 1872, under the will of the Rev. George T.
Turner, and who d. 1881, leaving, with other issue,
a son, * the Rev. George Henry, a J.P. for Suffolk and
Rector of Spridlington, Lincolnshire ; educated at St.

John's Coll., Oxford; b. 1877; m.1901 Ire:
dau. of Lieut. -Col. George Hobart, late R.M.L'l
has, with other issue, a son, * Charles Douglas, h. 1902.
— Residence: CUypton Hall, Woodhridge.

ROUNDELL, Col. Richard Foulis, of Gled-
stoiie, Yorkshire.
Elder son of William Roundell, Esq., of Gledstone,
who d. 1881, by Harriet Jane, youngest dau. of the
late Francis Beynon Hacket, Esq., of Moor Hall, War-
wickshire ; *. 1872; m. 1898 Beatrice Maud, 2nd dau.
of Sir Mathew Amcotts Wilson, 3rd Bart., and has,
willi other issue, a son, *Richard Henry Selborne, h.
1901 . Col. Roundell is a Magistrate for the W. Riding
of Yorkshire, Lieut.-Col. and Brevet Col. ret., late
Comm. 3rd Batt. Northumberland Fusiliers and Lord
of the Manor of Marton-in-Craven ; elected M.P. for
the Skipton Div. of the W. Riding of Yorkshire 1918.
— Gledstone, 8kipton-in- Craven.

ROUNDWAY, Lord (Charles Edward Hdn-
GERFORD Atholl Colston). — Cr. 1916.
Younger and only surviving son of Edward Colston,
Esq., of Roundway Park, who d. 1864, by Louisa
liuperta, who d. 1900, dau. of the late Rev. Edward
Murray, nephew of John 4th Dukeof Atholl ; b. 1854;
m. 1879 Rosalind Emma, eldest dau. of the late Col.
Charles Edward Gostling-Murray, of Whitton Park,
Middlesex. Lord Roundway, who was educated at Eton
and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1874), is a J.P., D.L.
and a Chairman of Quarter Sessions for Wiltshire

(High Sheriff 1885), Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Co!, ret. late

I Comm. 4th Batt. Wiltshire Kegt., V.D., temp. Lieut.-

j Col. and Co. Commandant Wiltshire Vol. Regt., and

j Patron of 2 livings ; was M.P. for Gloucestershire

(Thornbury Div.) 1892-1906.— ffo!«!,d«w;/ Park,

Devhes ; Carlton, and Arthur's Clubs, s.w.

Heir, his son Elward Murray, C.M.G., D.S.O., M.V.O., a Magis-
trate for Wiltshire, and Major and Brevet Lieut.-Ool.
Grenadier Guards ; appointed to command a Brigade, with
the temp, rank of Brigadier-Gen., 1917: has the Serbian
Order of the White Eagle, 4th Ola-s, with Swords, and the
Order of the Nile, 3rd Class ; 6. 1880 ; m. 1904 Blanche
Gladys, daa. of the late George Duddell, Esq., and has a
dau., Lydia Betty Mary.

ROUPELL, Norton Atlmer, Esq., of Loddon
Court, Berkshire.

Eldest son of Thomas Boone Roupell, Esq., of Loddon
Court, who d. 1889, by Arabella Elizabeth, who d.
1914, 4th dau. of the late Rev. John Dryden Pigott,
Rector of Edgmond, Shropshire; b. 1842; m. 1874
Elizabeth Chute, dau. of the late John Ellis, Esq., of
Benara, Mount Gambier, S. Australia. Mr. Roupell
was in the Indian Civil Service (Madras) 1863-84. —
Loddon Court, Reading.

ROUS, the Hon. William Keith, of Worstead
House, Norfolk.
Second son of George Edward John Mowbray, 3rd
Earl of Stradbroke, C.V.O., C.B., by Helena Violet
Alice, only dau. of the late Lieut.-Gen. James Keitli
Fraser, C.M.G. ; b. 1907; «. his cousin Lieut.-Col.
William John Rous, late Scots Guards (grandson of
the 1st Earl), 1914. — Worstead Honse, Korwich ;
Residence: Henham Hall, Wangford, Suffolk.

ROUS. See Stradbroke, Earl .

ROUSE, Lieut.-Col. iLixWELL (Emslet), of
Firby Hall, Yorkshire.
Elder son of Harry Rouse, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Firby Hall, who d. 1914, by Mary, only dau. of the
late Alexander Cunningham, Esq.,of Morebattle, Rox-
burghshire ; b. 1871 ; ?«. 1909 Sybil Rose, youngest
dau. of the late William Thompson, Esq., of Ashdale,
Northamptonshire, and has a son, 'Anthony Gerald
Roderick,*. 1911. Lieut.-Col. Rouse, who was educated
at Harrow, is a M.agistrate for the N. Riding of York-
shire, and Major and Brevet Lieut.-Col 3rd Batt. Argyll
and Sutherland Highlanders, and was temp. Lieut.-Col.
Comm. 14th (Service) Batt., B.E.F. (France), 1917.—
Firby Hall, near Bedale. Yorkshire. Residence : 38,
Upperton Gardens, Eastbourne ; Junior United Service,
and Windham Clubs, s.w. ; Yorkshire Club, York.



ROUTH, John Christopher Cain, Esq., of
Clints House, Gayle, Yorkshire.
Only son of the Rev. John Oswald Routh, M.A., who
d. 1891, by Agnes, who d. 1886, only dau. of the late
Christopher Routh, Esq., of Clints House ; b. 1856 ; m,
1892 Blanche Plantagenet, dau. of the late Gen.
Plantagenet-Harrison. Mr. Routh claims jure matris
the ancient Barony of SwiUington, dormant since the
reign of Edward III. — Clittts House, Gayle, near Hawes,
Yorkshire ; Residence : Baxterley, Rusthall, Tunhritlge




ROUTHIER, the Hon. Sir Adolphe Basile,
Knt., LL.D.— Or. 1911.

Fifth son of Charles Routhier, Esq., of St. Placidc,
Province of Quebec, who d. 1888, by Angelique, who
d. 1890, eldest dau. of the late Mens. Francois
Lafleur; b. 1839; m. 1862 Marie Clorinde, only dau.
of the late Jean Mondelet, Esq., Advocate, of Three
Eivers. Sir Adolphe Routhier, who was educated at
Ste. Therese Coll. and at Laval Univ.(L.D. and LL.D.),
called to the Bar in Quebec 1861, appointed a Q.C.
1872, and a Judge of the Superior Court for the
Province of Quebec 1873, and promoted Chief Justice
of that Court 1904, has been a Member of the R.
Society of Canada since its foundation, a Professor
of International Law at Laval Univ. since 1890, and
Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court, Quebec, since
1897, and is a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St.
Gregory the Great and the Author of many works. —
Quebec, Canada; St. Ircnee-lex-Bains, Canada.

ROW. See North-Bow.

ROW ALLAN, Lord (Archibald Cameron
Corbett).— Cr. 1911.

Second sou of Thomas Corbett, of South Park, Cove,
Dumbartonshire, who d. 1880, by Sarah, who d. 1904,
dau. of the late Archibald Cameron, of Edinburgh ;
b. 1856 ; m. 1887 Alice Mai-y, who d. 1902, only child
of the late John Poison, Esq., of Tranent, and
Cockenzie, Haddingtonshire, and of Thornly, Renfrew-
shire. Lord Rowallan is a Magistrate for Lanarkshire
and for Warwickshire, and was M.P. for the Tradeston
Div. of Glasgow 1885-1911.— StooAs's Club, s.w.

Heir, his son Thomas Godfrey Poison. M.C., Lieut, ret., late
Grenadier Guards, Special Reserve, previously Ayrshire
Yeo. ; educated at Eton ; b. 1895 ; m. 1918 Gwyn Mervyn,
elder dau. of J. B. Grimoud, Esq., of Abbotsford Orescent,
St, Andrews.

ROWAN, Arthur, Esq., of Belmont, co Kerry.

Eldest surviving son of Lieut.-Col. William Rowan,
J.P., of Belmont, who d. 1919, by his 1st wife
' Katherine Maria, who d. 1876, dau. of the late Thomasi
Higginbotham Thompson. Esq., of Dublin; h. 1871 ;
m. 1 902 Caroline Myra, dau. of the late Henry Stephens,
Esq., of Santa Elena, Uruguay, and has, with other
issue, a son, * William Henry, h. 1903.— Residence :
Bay view, Princci Street, Tralee, co. Kerry.

ROWAN, of Holmfauldliead, Lanarkstire, and

of Meiklewood, Stirlingshire. See Balrymplc. i


ROWCLIFFE, Edward Lee, Esq., of Hall
Place, Cranleigh, Surrey.
Second son of William Rowcliffe, Esq., J.P., of Hals-
way Manor, Somerset, and of Nortlibrook, Hampshire,
whorf. 1900, by Matilda Frances, who rf. 1912, youngest ^
dau. of the late Thomas Brown, Esq.. J.P. and D.L., of
Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire ; h. 1869 ; m.lS98 Clementina
Elizabeth Hope, O.B.E., elder dau. of the late Gen. ,Sir
Edward Charles Sparshott Williams, K.C.I.E., R.E.,
and has, with other issue, a son, *Edward Hugh Lee, '
b. 1902. Mr. Rowcliffe, who was educated at Harrow,
was admitted a Solicitor 1894. — Hall Place, Cranleiffh,
Surrey ; 70, St. James's Court, s.w.

ROWCLIFFE, William Charles, of Halsway
Manor, Somerset.
Eldest son of William Rowcliffe, J. P., of Halsway
Jlanor, and of Northbrook, Hampshire, who d. 1900,
liv Matilda Frances, who d. 1912, youngest dau. of the
late Thomas Brown, J.P. and D.L., of Ebbw Vale,

Monmouthshire ; b. 1867 ; m. 1905 Anna Mary, who d.
1918, 4th dau. of the late Rev. Charles Penrose Quicke,
Rector of Ashbrittle, Somerset, and has a dau., Rose-
mary Maud. Mr. Rowcliffe was educated at Harrow
and' at Oriel Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1893),
and was admitted a Solicitor 1S93.— Halsway Manor,
Taunton ; Oxford and Cambridge Club, s.w. ; Somerset
County Club, Taunton.



ROWELL, Sir Herbert Babington. K.B.E.,
M.I.N.A., M.Inst.C.E.-Cr. 1918.

Eldest surviving son of Robert Rowell, Esq., of New-
castle-upon-Tyne, who d. 1910, by Jane Babington,
who d. 1885, 3rd dau. of the late Robert Laidlaw, Esq.,
of Newcastle-upon-Tyne ; b. 1860; m. 1891 Mary
Dobree, 2nd dau. of the late John Nicholas Robin,
Esq., of Naples. Sir Herbert Rowell, who was edu-
cated at Mill Hill School and at Glasgow Univ. in
Naval Architecture, was President of the Ship-
building Employers' Frederation 1912-14 and of the
N.E. Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders
1916-17 and a Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding
Council 1917-18; is a Member of the Standing
Council on Post-War Priority, of the Council of
Armstrong Coll., of the Council of the Institute of
Naval Architects, of the Advisory Council to the
Ministry of Reconstruction, of the Board of Scientific
Societies, and of the Management Committee of the
Federation of British Industries, &c , a J.P. for co.
Durham and Chairman of R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie
& Co. Ltd. — The Manor House, JesmotuL, Newcastle-
upon-Tyne ; Redesworth Hall, Northumberland ; 242, St.
James's Court, s.w. ; R. Automobile, and R. Societies
Clubs, s.w.

ROWLANDS, Ernest Brown Bowen, Esq.,
of Glenmare, Pembrokeshire.
Eldest son of His Honour Judge William Bowen Row-
lands, K.C., M.P., J.P. and D.L., of Glenmare, a
County Court Judge, and Recorder of Swansea, who d.
1906, by Adeline Wogan, who d. 1906. only dau. of the
late James David Brown, Esq., F.R.C.S., of Kensington
House, Haverfordwest, and of Broadhaven, Pembroke-
shire; b. 1866; m. 2ndly 1905 Miranda Sophia, dau.
of George Minns, Esq., of Sutton, Surrey, and widow
of Major-Gen. Markham Carter. Mr. Rowlands, who
was educated at Llandovery and at .Shrewsbury, was
called to tlie Bar at Gray's Inn 1889. — Glenmare,
Sroadhaven. Pembrokeshire ; Residence : 1. Kinq's
Bench WaJk, Temple, v..c.

ROWLANDS, of Plas Tirion, Carnarvon-
shire. See Hume.

ROWLATT, the Hon. Sir Sidney Arthur
Tatloe, K.C.S.I.— Cr. Knt. 1912, K.C.S.L

Eldest son of Arthur Henry Rowlatt, Esq., of Alex-
andria, who d. 1890, by Amelia Caroline, who d. 1903,
-dau. of the late Sidney Terry, Esq., of Bombay ; b.
1862; m. 1890 Elizabeth, younger dau. of the late
James Hemingway, Esq., of Macclesfield. Sir Sidney
Rowlatt, who was educated at Fettes Coll. and at
King's Coll., Cambridge, of which he was formerly a
Fellow (B.A. 1884, M.A. 1888), called to the Bar at
the Inner Temple 1S86, and elected a Bencher 1908.
is a J.P. and Chairman of Quarter Sessions

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