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salem and an
Officer of the Legion of Honour ; sits in the House of
Lords as Lord Ponsonby, G.B., cr. m^. —Bessborough,
Piltown, CO. Kilkenny; Brooks's Club, s.w.; 17,
Cavendish Square, w.

Heir, his son Vere Brabazou, Viscount Duncannon, O.M.G.,
Lieut, and Hun. Capt. T.F. Reserve, Personal Secretary to
the Chief of the Imperial Gen. Staff, temp. Major in the
Army, a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, and a Cavalier
of the Italian Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus ; late
Lieut, and temp. Capt. Loyal Suffolk Hussars Yeo. ;
formerly Lieut. R. Bucks Hussars Imp. Yeo., previously
Lieut. S. of Ireland Imp. Yeo. ; called to the Bar at the
Inner Temple 1803 ; was a Member of the Loudon 0.0.
1907-10, and M.P. for Cheltenham Jan.-Nov. 1910, and for
, Dover 1913-18, and has been for the Dover Div. of Kent
since 1918 ; has the Russian Order of St. Anne, 3rd Class,
with Swords and Bow ; educated at Harrow and at Trinity
Coll.,Cambridge(B.A. 1901) ; i. 1880 ; m. 1912 Eoberte,only
dau. of Baron de Neuflize, of Paris, and has, with other
issue, a son, 'Frederick Edward Neuflize, b. 1913.



BEST, the Hon. Mrs. John Charles, of Plas-
yn-Vivod, Denbighshire.
Mary, only dau. of William Wagstaff, Esq., of Plas-
yn-Vivod, who d. 1877, by Mary, who d. 1873, eldest
dau. of the late Thomas Kidd, Esq., of Farnworth,
Lancashire; in. 1873 the Hon. John Charles Best, a
J.P. for Merionethshire and for Denbighshire (High
Sheriff 1888), and Capt. ret. R.N., who d. 1907,
leaving a son, *\Villiam, a J.P. and D.L. for Denbigh-
shire and temp. Capt. in the Army ; late Capt. R.
Welsh Fusiliers; educated at Eton and at the R. Mil.
Coll., Sandhurst; b. 1874; in. 1903 Constance Adela,
only dau. of the late Col. Charles George Wingfield,
of Onslow Hall, Shropshire, and has, with other issue,
a son, * Harry George, b. 1904. — Plds-yn- Vivod, Llan-
gollen, Denbighshire.

BEST, the Hon. Sir Robert Wallace, K.C.M.G.
— Cr. 1908.
Eldest son of Robert Henning Best, Esq., of Fitzroy,
Victoria, Australia, who d. 1904, by Jane, who d. 1908,
dau. of the late Robert Wallace, Esq., of Newry, co.
Down; b. 1856; m. 1st 1881, Jane Caroline Langridge,
who rf. 1 90 1 ; 2ndly 1902 Maude Evelyn, dau. of George
Crocker Smith, Esq., of St. Kilda, Victoria. Sir Robert
Best, who was educated at Melbourne and called to the
Bar at Melbourne 1 88 1 , was a Member of the Victorian
Parliament 1889-1901, Commissioner of Customs and
Minister of Lands, Victoria, 1894-9, one of Victoria's



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6 Senators in tlie 1st Federal Parliament of Australia
1901-10, Chairman of Committees in the Senate of
the Federal Parliament 1901-6, Vice-President of the
Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Australia
and Leader of the Senate 1907-8, and Minister for
Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia,
1909-10 ; has been a Member of the House of
Representatives since 1910. — Knoyong, Mmit Albert
Boad, Canterbury, Victoria; Melbourne, Victoria.

BEST, Mrs., of Donnington Grove, Berkshire.
Mary Leigh, only dau. of the Rev. Henry Leigh-
Bennett, J. P., of Thorpe Place, Surrey, who d. 1880,
by Caroline, who d. 1898, 2nd dau. of the late George
Henry Crutchley, Esq., of Sunninghill Park, Berkshire ;
7)1. 1877 Marmaduke Head Best, Esq., of Donnington
Grove, a J.P. and C. Aid. for Berkshire, who d.s.p.
1912. — Donnington Grove, near Neichury, Berkshire.

BEST. See Wynford, Lord.

BEST-D ALISON, Mrs., of Park House, Kent.

Harriet Emily Hardinge Best, 4tli dau. of James
Wliatman Bosanquet, Esq., of Claysmore, Middlesex,
wlio (/. 1877, by his 3rd wife Emily Dorothy, who d.
1899, elder dau. of the late Lieut. -Col. James Best, J.P.,
of Park House; m. 1899 the Rev. Charles Edmund
^¥aller Dalison, M.A., formerly Vicar of Bletsoe,
Bedfordshire, who with his wife assumed by royal
license the prefix surname of Best 1907, and has a son,
* Thomas Maximilian, b. 1905. Mrs. Best-Dalison s.
heruncle Major Mawdistly Gaussen Best, J.P., 1906. —
Park House, Bo.vley, Maidstone.

BESWICK. See Myers-Beswick.

BESWICKE-ROYDS. See Royds.

BETHELL, Adm. the Hon. Sir Alexander
Edwaed, G.G.M.G., K.C.B.— Cr. K.C.M.G.
1912, K.C.B. 1914, G.C.M.G. 1918.

Second son of Richard Augustus, 2nd Lord Westbury,
who d. 1875, by Mary Florence, who d. 1901, youngest
dau. of the late Rev. Alexander Fownes-Luttrell,
Rector of E. Quantoxhead, Somerset; b. 1855; m.
1890 Hilda Mary, youngest dau. of the late Benjamin
Huntsman, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of West Retford Hall,
Nottinghamshire. Sir Alexander Bethell is an Adm.
ret. R.N., and was Assistant Director of Ordnance at
the Admiralty 1903-7, Naval A.D.C. to H.M. King
Edward VII. 1907-8, Director of Naval Intelligence
1909-12, Commander-in-Chief on the E. Indies Station
1912, incommand of the R. Naval War Coll., Portsmouth,
1913-14, and of Battleships of the 3rd Fleet 1914-15,
Adm. Coram. Coast Guard and Reserves 1915-16, and
Commander-in Chief on the Plymouth Station 1916-18;
has the Portuguese Mil. Order of Avis, 1st Class. —
Naval aiid Military Club, w.

BETHELL, Sir John Henry, Bart.— Cr. 1911.

Second son of George Bethell, of South Woodford,
Essex, who d. 1908. bv Frances, who d. 1894, dau. of
the late Rnl«rtTvphcr ; A. 1861; m. 1895 Florence, dau.
of James Wooky Wjles. Sir John Bethell is a Magis-
trate for Essex, and for East Ham (Mayor 1905 and
1906), and a Director of the London and South
Western Bank Ltd. and of the R. Exchange Assurance
Corporation, and was twice Mayor of West Ham ; sat
as M.P. for the Romford Div. of Essex 1906-18 and
has sat for E. Ham, N. Div., since 1918.— Pari- Hmtse,

I Wanstead, Essex; Reform, and National Liberal Clubs,

I s.-w. ; City Liberal Club, e.c.

m Heir, his son Frank Harry, Lient. 3rd Batt. Oonnauetit



BETHELL, Sir Thomas Robert, Knt.— Cr
1914.

Youngest son of George Bethell, Esq., of South Wood-
ford, Essex, who d. 1908, by Frances, who d. 1894,
dau. of the late Robert Typher, Esq. ; b. 1867. Sir
Thomsa Bethel!, who was educated at Heversham
Grammar School and called to the Bar at the Middle
Temple 1897, is a Magistrate for Essex and a Member
of the Governing Body of the London Institution ; was
M.P. for the E. or Maldon Div. of Essex 1906-Jan.
1910.— Refor7n, and National Liberal Clubs, s.w. ;
2, Gardtn Court, Temple, e.c.

BETHELL, James Francis Hole, Esq., of
Pilton House, Somerset.
Eldest son of Wilham Hole Bethell, Esq., of Spring-
field House, Somerset, who d. 1863, by Ellen Mary,
dau. of the late William Gent Wood, Esq. ; b. 1848 ;
7n. 1881 Margaret, 4th dau. of William Bryan Wood,
Esq., of Langley Green, Chippenham, Wilts, and has
issue Margaret and Phyllis. Mr. Bethell was educated
at St. John's Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1871, M.A. 1874),
and called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1873. — New
University Club, s.w. ; SI, Lansdovme Crescent, Nottinq
Hill, w.

BETHELL, William, Esq., of Rise Park,
and Walton Abbey, Yorkshire.
Eldest son of William Frogatt Bethell, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Rise Park and Walton Abbey, who
d. 1879, by Elizabeth, who d. 1870, 2ud dau. of Sir
Edmund Beckett, 4th Bart., of Grimthorpe, Yorkshire ;
b. 1847; m. 1880 the Hon. Maria Myrtle, who
d. 1900, youngest dau. of Henry, 8th Lord Middle-
ton, and has, with a dau., a son, * William Adrian
Vincent, Capt. 2nd Life Guards; 4.1890; m. 1915
(and obtained a div. 1918) the Hon. Clarissa
Madeline Georgiana Felicite Tennant, only dau. of
Edward Priaulx. 1st Lord Glenconner, and has a dau.,
Diana Hermione. Mr. Bethell, who was educated at
Harrow, is a J.P. and D.L. for the E. Riding and a J.P.
for the N. Riding of Yorkshire, and alternate Patron of
Vfatton.— Rise Park, near Hull ; Wat ton Abbey, Great
Driffield; Carlton Club, s.w. ; Yorkshire aub, York.

BETHELL. See Westbury, Lord.

BETHUNE, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Edward Cecil,
K.C.B., C.V.O.— Or. 1915.

Second son of Adm. Charles Ramsay Driukwater-
Bethune, R.N., C B., J.P. and D.L., of Balfour, Fife,
who d. 1884, by Frances Cecilia, who d. 1886, only dau.
of the late Henry Edward Staples, Esq., of Clapham,
Surrey; 6.1855; m. 1890 Mary Lilian, 2nd dau. of
the late Col. William Eliott-Lockhart, formerly R.A.
Sir EdAvard Bethune, who was educated at the R. Mil.
Academy, Woolwich, is a Lieut.-Gen. late 16th
Lancers, 6th Dragoon Guards and Gordon High-
landers, Col. 4th Dragoon Guards, and Hon. Col. 4th
W. Lancashire (Howitzer) Brigade R.F.A., Territorial
Force ; was Deputy Assistant Adjutant-Gen. in India
1898-9 ; A.vsistant Adjutant-Gen. 1899-1901 ; in
command of Bethune's Mounted Infantry (which he
raised) in S. Africa 1899-1902; Brigadier-Gen. on
the Staff, S. Command, 1905-8; Gen.-Officer Comm.
W. Lancashire Div., Territorial Force, 1909-12, and
Director-Gen. of the Territorial Force 1912-17.—
Naval and Militari/ Chib, w.; Carlton Club, s.w.; 41,
CoUingham Place, s.w.

BETHUNE, Lieut.-Col. Henry Ale-xander, of
Nydie, and Monntquhanie, Fife.
Only surviving son of Major Robert Bethune, 92nd
Highlanders, of Nydie, who d. 1 904, by Mary Louisa,
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dau. of the late Capt. William Amherst Hale, 52nd
Regt.; 4. 1866 ; m. 1902 Elinor Mary, youngest dau. of
the late John Brown Watt, Esq., of Sydney, N.S.W., and
has a dau., Mary Sharp. Lieut. -Col. Bethime, who was '
educated at Trinity Coll., Glenalmond, is Capt. and j
Brevet-Major ret. late Gordon Highlanders, and Lieut.-
Col. ret., late temp. Lieut.-Col. Comm. the Depot
Gordon Highlanders, and was formerly Major 7th
Batt. The Black Watch. ^JV/o««i}KA!Ht«, Cupar,,
Fife; Naval and Uilitartj, and Bath Clubs, w. I



BETHUNB. See Lindmy, Patton-Bethune, and Sharp
Bethime.



BETHUNE-EVERSFIELD. See Eversfield.

BETTY, Mrs., of Doly-garreg, Carmarthen-
shire. ■
Frances Enid Gweallian, only surviving child of John J
Bishop, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,"of Doly-garreg, formerly
a Judge of County Courts, who d. 1913, by Caroline i
Florentia AfiBeck, 2nd dau. of the late Morgan Pryse
Lloyd, Esq., of Glansevin, Carmarthenshire; m. 1910 j
Major and Brevet Lieut.-Col. (temp. Lieut.-Col.) Paget
Kemmis Betty, C.M.G., D.S.O., E.E., and has 2daus.—
Dolygarrcg, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire.

BETTY, Major William Redmond Peender-
GAST Kemmis, O.B.E., of Knightstown,
Queen's Co.; and of Ballyedmond, co.
Carlo w.

Eldest son of Col. William Thomas Betty, 6th Dragoon
Guards, of Ballyedmond and Knightstown, who d.
1889, by Cordelia Frances, eldest dau. of the late
William Marjoribauks Otway, Esq. ; i. 1868; m. 1914
Helene Louise, only dau. of Major-Gen. Edward
Thompson Dickson, Col. R. Berkshire Regt. Major
Betty, who was educated at the United Services Coll.,
is Major R. Berkshire Regt., and temp. Lieut.-Col. on
the Staff.— /ioijor United Service Club, s.w.

BEVAN, the Hon. Dame Madd Elizabeth,
D.B.E.— Cr. 1918.
Youngest dau. of Henry Bouverie William, 1st Vis-
count Hampden, G.C.B., who d. 1892, by Eliza, who
d. 1899, only dau. of the late Gfen. Robert Ellice, Col.
24th Regt.; m. 1885 David Augustus Bevan, Esq., a
J.P. for Cambridgeshire. Dame Maud Bevan is Pre-
sident Hertfordshire Branch British Red Cross Society
and Commandant Royston Auxiliary Hospital. — Bur-
loes, Eoyston, Herts.



BEVAN, Lady.

Louisa Harriett, dau. of the late Niven Kerr, ]
British Consul at Dunkirk; in. 1864 Sir Alfred Henry
Bevan, a Director of Barclay, Perkins & Co., who was
Sheriff of London 1899, and who was cr. Knt. 190'
and(i. 1900.

BEVAN, Edmund Henet, Esq., formerly of
Whilton Lodge, Northamptonshire.
Second son of Thomas Bevan, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Stone Park, Kent, who d. 1907, by Emma, who d. 1901,
dau. of the late Thomas Bayes, Esq., of Kimberley,
Norfolk; b. 1862; m. 1903 the Hon. Joan Mary
Conyers Norton, eldest dau. of John Richard Brinsley,
5th Lord Grantley, and has, with other issue, a son,
Bryan Henry, b. 1913. Mr. Bevan is a Magistrate for
Kent and was High Sheriff of Northamptonshire 1912.
— Brampton Bryan Hall, Herefordshire; Arthurs
Club, s.w.



BEVAN, Francis Augustus, Esq., formerly
of Trent Park, Middlesex.
Second son of Robert Cooper Lee Bevan, Esq., of Fos-
bury Manor, Wiltshire, and of Trent Park, who d.
1890, by his 1st wife Lady Agneta Elizabeth, who d.
1851, only dau. of the late Vice-Adm. Sir Joseph
Sydney Yorke, K.C.B., M.P., and sister of Charles
Philip, 4th Earl of Hardwicke ; b. 1840; m. 1st 1862
Elizabeth Marianne, who d. 1863, 3rd dau. of the late
Lord Charles James Fox Russell; 2ndly 1866 Constance,
who d. 1872, youngest dau. of the Right Hon. Sir
James Weir Hogg, 1st Bart.; 3rdly 1876 Maria, who
d. 1903, dau. of the late John Trotter, Esq., of Dyrham
Park, Hertfordshire, and has, with other issue, a son,
Cosmo, a D.L. for Middlesex; b. 1863; vi. 1891
Marion Leila, younger dau. of the Rev. Filmer Sulivau,
and has a sou, Desmond Russell, educated at Eton ;
b. 1892. Mr. Bevan, who was educated at Harrow, is
one of H.M.'s Lieuts. for the City of London, a
Magistrate for Middlesex (High Sheriff 1899), and
a linight of Grace of the Order of St. John of Jeru-
salem. — Union, and National Clubs, s.w.; 1, Tibiey
Street, Mayfair, w.

BEVAN, the Ven. Henet Edward James,
P.R.S.L., of Quatford Castle, Shropshire.

Elder son of the late Henry Bevan, Esq., of Shrews-
bury, by Mary, who d. 1900, 2nd dau. of the late Edward
Smith, Esq., of Burton and Munslow, Shropshire ; b.
1854 ; m. 1883 the Hon. Charlotte Josephine Elizabeth,
2nd dau. of Samuel, 8th Viscount Molesworth, and
has, with other issue, a son, * the Rev. Hugh Henry
Molesworth, Vicar of St. Dunstan's, E. Acton ; edu-
cated at Shrewsbury and at Queen's Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1907, M.A. 1911); b. 1884; m. 1917 Rachel
Joyse, youngest dau. of the late Rev. Reginald
Bridges Knatchbull-Hugessen, B.A., Rector of W.
Grinstead, Sussex, and has a son, *Roger Hugh, b.
1918. Archdeacon Bevan, who was educated at Shrews-
bury and at St. John's Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1878,
M.A. 1883), is Archdeacon of Middlesex ; Examining
Chaplain to the Bishop of London ; Rector of Chelsea,
Prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral, Chaplain, 3rd
Class, T.F., late Acting Chaplain 1st Middlesex R.E.
Vols., and Patron of Quatford ; was Camden Lecturer
of St. Lawrence Jewry, London, 1878-83, Gresham
Professor of Divinity 1888-1904 ; Golden Lecturer,
1902-3; Select Preacher at Cambridge 1888-9, 1893-4,
1896, 1902, 1906, and 1909, Vicar of St. Andrew's,
Stoke Newington, 1883-95, Rector of Upper Chelsea
1896-1902, and Rural Dean of Chelsea 1897-1906.—
Quatford Castle, near Bridgnorth ; Chelsea Rectory, s.w.

BEVAN, John Van, Esq., of Camass, co. Lime-
rick.

Third son of John Bevan, Esq., of Camass, who d.
1890, by Katharine, dau. of the late William Allen,
Esq., of Glenville House, co. Cork ; b. 1856 ; m. 1st 1890
Emily Jane, who d. 1904, dau. of Major Henry Bevan,
formerly 27th Madras N.I. ; 2ndly 1905 Annie
Marvella, younger dau. of the late Rev. Francis Cooper,
Rector of Cahir, and has, with other issue, a sou,
* Frederick Van, b. 1906. Mr. Bevan is a J.P. for co.
Limerick. — Camass, Bruff, co. Limerick.

BEVAN, Mrs., of Island Hall, Huntingdon-
shire.
Violet Julia, 2nd dau. of Gen. Robert Julian Baum-
gartner, C.B., of Island Hall, Col. R. Sussex Regt., who
d. 1895, by Helen, who d. 1911, youngest dau. of the
late Ross 'Thompson, Esq., of Greenwood Park, co.
Down; m. 1st 1891 Major Frederick Robert Beart,
3rd Batt. King's R. Rifle Corps, a J.P. for Hunting-
donshire, of The Chestnuts. Godmanchester, who d.



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1895; 2ndly 1915, as his 2ud wife, Cyril Mouatain
Bevan, Esq., of Talan-an-Voan, Lilliput, Dorsetshire,
whod. 1916, and has, with other issue, a son, * Robert
Baumgartner, educated at Winchester; b. 1892. —
Island Hall, Godinanchester, Huntingdonsldrc .

BEV AN, Mrs. Fredeeick, of Troston Hall,
Suffolk.

Elizii, younger dau. of Robert Emlyn Loflft, Esq., of
Troston Hall, who d. 1817, by Lstitia Niel, dau. of
the late Col. Francis Richardson, Grenadier Guards ;
m. 1851 Frederick Roliert Bevan, Esq., of Rougham
Rookery, Suflfolk, who


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