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Grange, who d. 1897, by Sarah, who d. 1892, dau. of the
late Thomas Cook, Esq., of Dewsbury; b. 18o7;m. 1890
Edith, eldest dau. of the late Major-Gen. Sir Stanley
de Astel Calvert Clarke, G.C.V.O., C.M.G., Extra
Equerry to King George V., and formerly Clerk Mar-
shal and Chief Equerry to King Edward VII., and has,
with other issue, a son, * Frank Brian Frederic,
Capt. 1st Life Guards ; educated at Ch. Ch., Oxford
(B.A. 1917, M.A. 1918); b. 1893. Mr. Bibby, who
was educated at Eton, is a J.P. and D.L. for Shropshire
(High Sheriff 1900), and Lord of theManor of Hadnall.
— Hardwicke Grange, near Shrewsbury ; Carlton Club,
s.w. ; 39, Hill Street, Berkeley Square, w.



BICKFORD - SMITH, Mrs., of Trevarno,

Anna Matilda, 2nd dau. of the late George Hickman
Bond, Esq., of Radford, Nottinghamshire; m. 1870, as
his 2nd wife, William Bickford-Smith, Esq., F.A.S., of
Trevarno, late Capt. 1st Cornwall Kifle Vols., a J.P.
for Cornwall, who was M.P. for the Truro Div, of
Cornwall 1885-92, and who d. 1899, leaving (by his
1st wife Margaret Leaman, who d. 1868, only dau. of
the late 'WiUiani Venning, Esq., of Broadhempstone,
Devonshire), with other issue, a son, Roandeu Albert
Henry, a Barrister-at-Law; b. 1859 ; m. 1891 Caroline
Louisa Marianne, only dau. of John Edwin Hilary
Skinner, Esq., of Abbotsham Court, Devonshire, and
d. 1916, leaving, with other issue, a son, *William
Nugent Venning. M.C.,temp. Capt. 4th (Service) Batt.
S. Wales BorJi Ters ; educated at Marlborough and at
Pembroke Coll., Cambridge; b. 1892. — Treuarno,
Helston, Cornwall.

BIDDULPH, Lord (Michael Biddulph).— Cr.
Eldest son of Robert Biddulph, Esq., M.P., D.L., of
Ledbury Park, who d. 1864, by Elizabeth, younger dau.
of the late George Palmer, Esq., M.P., of NazeingPark,
Essex; b. 1834; m. 1st 1864 Adelaide Georgiana, who
d. 1872, youngest dau. of the late Right Hon. Gen.
Jonathan Peel ; 2ndly 1877 Lady Elizabeth Philippa,
V.A. (formerly an Extra Bedchamber "Woman to
H.M. Queen Victoria), who d. 1916, eldest dau. of
Charles Pliilip, 4th Earl of Hardwicke, and widow of
Henry John Adeane, Esq., of Babraham, Cambridge-
shire. Lord Biddulph, who was educated at Harrow,
is a J.P. and D.L. for Herefordshire, a J.P. for
Gloucestershire, and Patron of 1 living, and was M.P.
for Herefordshire 1866-85, and for the Ross Div.
1885-1900. — Ledbury Fark, Ledbury ; Kemhle House,
Cinnccster : Reform, and Brooks's Clubs, s.w.; 19,
Ennismore Gardens, s.w.

Heir, !iis son John Michael Gordon, a J.P. and D.L. for Here-
fordshire ; educated at Eton and at Ch. Oh., Oxford (B.A.
1892) ; 6.1860 ; m. 1896 Marjorie Snsan Caroline, youngest
dan. of the late Col. William Mure, of Caldwell, Ayrshire,
and has, with other issue, a son, * Michael William John,
Lieut. Coldstream Guards; educated at the R. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst ; h. 1898.

BIDDULPH, Sir Theophilus Geoege, Bart.—
Cr. 1664.
Only son of Sir Theophilus William Biddulph, 7th
Bart., by the Hon. Mary Agnes, who d. 1889, 3rd dau.
of Kenelm, 17th Lord Soraerville {ext.); b. 1874; s.
1883 ; m. 1907 Eleanor, M.B.E., youngest dau. of the
late Samuel Thompson, Esq., of Muckamore Abbey, eo.
Antrim. — Arthur's Club, s.w.

Heir /'res., William Hugh, elder son of William Wallick
Biddulph, Esq., who d. 1891, by Annie (who m. 2ndly 1892,
as his 2nd wife, James Balfour Wemyss, Esq., of Wemysa
Hall, Pifeshire. who d. 1894), eldest dan. of the late
William Hugh Baruikel. Esq. ; a J.P. for Ceylon, Lient.-
Ool. Ceylon Planters' Rifle Corps, Hon. Lieut. -Ool. in the
Army, and Patron of 1 living ; was temp. Lieut.-Col.
Oomm. 8th (Service) Batt. Loyal N. Lancashire Begt.
1915 16 ; 6. 1869 ; m. 1st 1902 Annette Louisa, who rf.
191.5, dau. of the late Lient.-Ool. Harcourt Master, 4th
Light Dragoons : 2ndly 1915 Kathleen Anna Herring,
dan. of the late Harman Herring-Cooper, Ksq., of Shrule
Castle, CO. Oailow.

BIDDULPH, the late Lieut.. Col. Francis

Edwaed, of Congor House, co. Tipperary ;

and of Fortal, King's Co.

Eldest son of Nicholas Biddulph, E.sq., of Congor

House, who d. 1888, by his 1st wife Catherine, who

d. 1834, dau. of the late Rev. Edward Lucas, ofRakeney,



CO. Cavan ; h. 1834 ; m. 1861 Annabella, 3rd dan. of tlio
late John Campbell Kennedy, Esq., of Ballyrainey
House, CO. Down, and d. 1919, leaving, with other issue,
a son, * Nicholas Trafalgar, Major and Lieut.-Col.
Eeserve of Officers, and Major ret., late Durham L.I. ;
was temp. Lieut.-Col. Comm. a Service Batt. Durham L.I.
1915-16 and Comm. 66th Reserve Training Batt.
1916-17; b. 1863; m. 1894 Marion Flora Campbell,
dau. of the late Capt. Augustus F. Warburton, 15th
Eegt., and has, with a dau., a son,* Francis John, M.C.,
. Lieut. R.E. ; educated at the R. Mil. Academy, Wool-
wich ; b. 1896. I-ieut.-Col. Biddulph was a J.P. for
King's Co., and Lieut.-Col., late 9th Rt^gt.— Marie
Lodge, Banihill Road, Dalkey.

BIDDULPH, Lieut.-Col. Middleton West-
ENEA, of Rathrobin, King's Co.
Only surviving son of Francis Marsh Wellesley Bid-
dulph, Esq., of Rathrobin, who d. 1868, by Lucy, who
d. 1896, 2nd dau. of the late Robert Bickerstaffe, Esq.,
of Preston, Lancashire; b. 1849 ; m. 1891 Vera Jose-
phine, 2nd dau. of the late Sir William Henry Flower,
K.C.B., D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S. Lieut.-Col. Biddulph
is Lieut.-Col. ret., late (5th) Northumberland Fusiliers,
and a J.P. and D.L. for King's Co. (High Sheriff 1901).
— Rathrobin, TuUamore; Naval and Military Club, w.

BIGGE, Sir (Lewis) Amheest Selby, Bart.,
K.C.B., of The Manor Honse, King's
Sutton, Northamptonshire. — Cr. 1919.
Second son of Charles Selby Bigge, Esq., of Linden
House, Northumberland, and of Ightham Mote, Kent,
who d. 1889, by Katharina, who d. 1918, dau. of the
late James Scott Ogle, Esq., of Oakwood, Kent; b.
1860 ; Hi. 1885 Edith Lindsay, O.B.E., younger dau. of
the late Right Hon. John Robert Davison, M.P., Judge-
Advocate- Gen., of Underriver House, Kent. Sir Am-
herst Bigge, who was educated at Winchester and at
Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1883, M.A. 1885), and called to
the Bar at the Inner Temple 1891, is a Magistrate for
Northamptonshire, and was formerly a F'ellowof Univ.
Coll., Oxford, and a Principal Assistant Secretary in the
Board of Education 1908-11, since when he has been
Piymanent Secretary to the Board. — The Manor House,
King's Sutton, near Banbury ; Brooks's Club, s.w. ;
127^ Sloane Street, s.w.

Heir, his son, John Amherst Selby, temp. Lieut. R.A.S.O. ;

educated at Winchester and at Ch. Oil., Oxford ; b. 1892 ;

m. 1914 Ruth, eldeBt dau. ol Edward Walter Humphries,

Esq., of Aehbumham Grove, Bradford.

a temp. Assistant Director at the War Office 1910,
and a temp. A.A.G. there, with the rank of Brigadier-
Gen., 1917. — Chaffery Moor, Bonrton, Dorset ; Junior
United Service Club, s.w.


Stamfordham, Lord.

BIGGE, Hubert John, Esq., of Ovingham
Eldest son of Edward Ellison Bigge, Esq., J.P., of
Ovingham, who d. 1909, by Annie Elizabeth, youngest
dau. of the late John Straker, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Stagshaw House, Northumberland; b. 1888. Mr.
Bigge, who was educated at Eton and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1910), is Lieut. 19th Hussars,
and Patron of 1 living. — Residence: Middleton Tyas,

BIGGE, Col. Thomas Arthur Hastings, C.B..
C.M.G., formerly of Lye House, Hertford-
Eldest son of Major-Gen. Thomas Scovell Bigge, C.B.,
J.P., late Northumberland Fusiliers, of Lye House, I
who d. 1914, by Ellen, only dau. of the late Rev. John
Lees, Rector of Annaghdown, co. Gahvay; b. 1866 ; m.
1889 Lucy Katharine, only dau. of the late William
Henry Bourne, Esq., of Rathangan, co. Kildare, and
has 3 daus. Col. Bigge, who was educated at the R.
Mil. Academy, Woolwich, is Col. late R.E. ; appointed

BIGGER, Henry Thomson, Esq., of Falmore
Hall, CO. Louth.

Second son of Capt. John James Eastwood Bigger,
J.P., late 6th Dragoon Guards, of Falmore Hall, and
Castletown Castle, co Louth, whorf. 1913, by Margaret,
who rf. 1909, 2nd dau. of the late Henry Thomson, Esq.,
of Downshire House, Newry, co. Down; *. 1868. Mr.
Bigger was educated at Bath and at Trinity Coll.,
Dublin (B.A. 1S02).— Fa/more Hall, Dundalk, co.
Louth ; Sackville Street Club, Dublin.

BIGGS, Major Sir Arthur Worthington,
Knt— Cr. 1906.
Fourth son of William Biggs, Esq., M.P., J.P., of Lei-
cester, who d. 1881, by Mary Deborah, who d. 1893, 2nd
dau. of the late John Worthington, Esq., of Leicester ;
b. 1846; m. 1872 Lilian, who d. 1891, 3rd dau. of
the late Charles Holland, Esq., J.P., of Liseard,
Cheshire. Sir Arthur Biggs, who was educated in Paris,
is Major ret., late 6th Lancashire R.G.A. Vols, and
was formerly Chairman of the Crystal Palace. —
National Liberal Club, s.w.

BIGGS, Major George Washington, of Belle-
vue, CO. Tipperarj'.
Eldest sou of Samuel Dickson Biggs, Esq., of Bellevue,
who d. 1904, by Elizabeth Geraldine, only dau. of the
late Edward Dartnell Goodwin, Esq., of Limerick ; b.
1872 ; m. 1899 Grace Mary, 2nd dau. of Lieut.-Col.
Robert Henry Robinson, late R. Army Medical Corps,
of Moor Park, King's Co., and has, ^vith other issue,
a son, * Samuel George, b. 1900. Major Biggs, who
was educated at Foyle Coll., is an Hon. Capt. in the
Army and was formerly Capt. (previously Major)
3rd Batt. R. Irish Regt. — Bellevue, Borrisokane, co.

BIGGS, of Stockton House, Wiltshire. See
Coventry, Bishop of.

BIGGS-ATKINSON, Capt. Thomas Bateson,
of Ashley Park, co. Tipperary.

Youngest sou of Samuel Dickson Biggs, Esq., of
Bellevue, co. Tipperary, who d. 1904, by Elizabeth
Geraldine, only dau. of the late Edward Dartnell Good-
win, Esq., of Limerick ; 4.18 — ; ?». 1903 Alice Marjory,
who d. 1919, 2nd dau. of James Netterville Atkinson,
Esq., J.P., of A.shley Park. Capt.Bi^ - - \ l.in-.i,, win.
assumed the additional surniime of -\- - I

poll 1903, and was formerly Capt. 3 !■ I i^i : ! ii
Regt., is temp. Capt. 1st Garrison Im:. K. I: -h
Rifles, previously 6lh (Service) Batt, E. Irisli Regt.,
and a Solicitor. — Ashley Park, war Nenagh, co. Tip-



See Pain.

See Mersey, Viscount.
of Bigland Hall, Lancashi

itie, and

BIGNOLD, Lady, of Loch Rose
Cabuie Lodge, Ross-shire.
Emily Florence, eldest dau. of Thomas Agar, Esq., of
Leicester, who d. 1884, by Fannie, youngest dau. of
the late James Page, Esq., of Leicester ; m. 1906, as
his 2nd wife. Sir Arthur Biguold, F.R.G.S., F.R.Z.S.,




of Loch Rosque C;istle, Cabuie Lodge, and Strath-
bran Lodge, Ross-shire, a J.P. for Ross-shire, who was
M.P. for the Wick Dist. 1900-Jan. 1910, and who
was cr. Knt. 1904 and c/.s.p. 1915.— iotA Rosqiie
Castle, Boss-Mre : Cabuie Lodge, Ross-shire; 12,
Kensington Court Mansions, w.

BILES, Professor Sir John Harvard, Knt.,
LL.D., D.Sc— Cr. 1913.

Third son of John Biles, Esq., of Portsmouth, whod.
1902, by Margari't, who d. 1884, 2nd dau. of the late
John Groombridge, Esq., of Ernehill, Kent ; b. 1854 ;
m. 1876 Emma Jane, only child of the late Richard
Hoskyn Lloyd, Esq., of Pembroke, and has, with 2
dans., a son, John Harvard, educated at Eepton ; b.
1887; m. 1913 Marion Rankine, dau. of the late
Adam James Rankine Wilson, Esq., Barrister.
at-Law, of N.S.W., and has, with a dau., a son,
John Harvard, 6. 1914. Sir John Biles, who
was educated at the R. School of Naval Architec-
ture and Marine Engineering and at the E. Naval
Coll., Greenwich (Hon. LL.D. Yale Univ. 1901, Hon.
D.Sc. Harvard Univ. 1908), was a Member of the
Departmental Committees on Mercantile Auxiliaries
for War 1902, on Torpedo and Boat Destroyers 1901-3,
on Warship Design 1904-5, and on Tonnage 1906, and
an Assessor at the ' Titanic ' Inquiry and Chairman
of the Departmental Committee on the Safety of Life
at Sea 1912; is a Vice-President of the Institute of
Naval Architects ; Consulting Naval Architect to the
India Office and to the Government of the Common-
wealth of Australia ; Past Master of the Worshipful
Co. of Shipwrights, and an Hon. Member of the
Japanese Society of Naval Architects, and has been
Professor of Naval Architecture at Glasgow Univ.
since 1891 ; has the Order of the Osmanieh, 3rd Class.
— Tighnamara, Wemyss Bay, Renfrewshire ; 1, White-]
hall Court, s.w. '■

BILIOTTI, Sir Alfred, K.C.M.G., C.B.— Cr.


Son of the late Vice-Consul Charles Biliotti ; b. 1833 ;
111. 1889 a French Lady. Sir Alfred Biliotti was
Vice-Consul for Rhodes 1856-73, and for Trebizond
1873-9, Consul for Trebizond 1879-83, for Trebizond
and Sivas 1883-5, and for Crete 1885-98, and Consul-
Gen, for Crete 1898-9, and at Salonica 1899-1903.

BILL, Capt. Charles Fitz Herbert, of
Farley Hall, Staffordshire.
Elder son of Col. Charles Bill, M.P., J.P., late 4th
Batt. N. Staffordshire Regt., of Farley Hall, who d.
1915, by Ellen Margaret Hepburn, 2ud dau. of the
late Lieut.-Col. Richard Henry Fitz Herbert, of
Somersal Herbert. Derbyshire ; 4. 1872 ; m. 1909 Alice
Violet, who d. 1917, only dau. of Charles Uolton Toller,
Esq., of Aston Bank, Flintshire, and has 3 dans. Capt.
Bill, who was educated at Eton and at New Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1895), is Capt. 4th Batt. N. Staffordshire Regt.
—Farley Hall, Oakamoor, Staffordshire ; United Uni-
versity Club, s.w.

BILLIAT, Joseph, Esq., of Aisthorpe Hall,
Lincolnshire ; and of Saplej, Huntingdon-
Onlv son of .Toseph Billiat, Esq., of Sapley, and Bark-
ston House, Grantham, who d. 1863, by Margaret, 3rd
dau. of the late John Clark, Esq., J.P., of The White
House, Newark, and of Baldertou, Notts; b. posthumous
1863 ; m. 1885 Eveline Agnes Schreiber, eldest dau. of
the late Rev. Thomas Tweeddale, M.A., Vicar of Shern-
bourne and Fring, Norfolk, and has, with other issue,
a son, * John Joseph, Lieut. Lincolnshire Regt. ; edu-
cated at Rugby and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ;

b. 1893. Mr. Billiat, who was educated at Uppingham
and at St. Mary's Hall, Oxford, is a Magistrate for
Lincolnshire, Lord of the Manor of Sapley, Hunts, and
Patron of 1 living ; late Lieut. 3rd Batt. Lincolnshire
Regt. — Junior Carlton Club, s.w.

BILSLAND, Sir William, Bart., LL.D.—
Cr. 1907.
Eldest son of James Bilsland, Esq., Ballat, Stirling-
shire, who d. 1886, by Anne, who d. 1890, dau. of the
late William Blair, Esq., Killearn, Stirlingshire; b.
1847; in. 1885 Agnes Anne, 3rd dau. of the late
Alexander Steven, Esq., of Provanside, Glasgow. Sir
William Bilsland, who was educated at Dalmonach
School, Dumbartonshire (Hon. LL.D. Glasgow 1907),
is a J.P. and D.L. for Lanarkshire and for the co. of
the City of Glasgow, and was Lord-Lieut, and Lord
Provost of the City of Glasgow 1905-8.— 28, Park
Circus, Glasgow ; Art, and Western Clubs, Glasgow ;
University Club, Edinburgh.

Heir, his son Alex.inJer Steven, M.C., Lieut. 8th Batt. The
Oamerouians (Scottish Rifles) ; educated at Glasgow
Academy and at St. John's Coll., Cambridge ; (i.t892.

BINGHAM, Lord. See under Lwcan.

BINGHAM, Major-Gen. the Hon. Sir Cecil
Edward, K.C.M.G.. C.B., C.V.O.— Cr.

Second son of George, 4th Earl of Lucan, K.P., who d.
1914, by Lady Cecilia Catherine, who d. 1910, youngest
dau. of Charles, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox,
K.G.; J. 1861; m. 1st 1884 Rose Ellinor, who d. 1908,
4th dau. of the late James Alexander Guthrie, Esq.,
of Craigie, Forfarshire; 2ndly 1911 Alys Elizabeth,
dau. of the late Col. Henry Montgomerie Carr, of
Kentucky, U.S.A., and widow of Samuel Sloane
Cliauncey, Esq., of New York, U.S.A. Sir Cecil
Bingham, who was educated at Wellington Coll., i
J.P. for Northamptonshire ; a Major-Gen., late 1st Life
Guards, and a Comm. of the Legion of Honour ; has
the Star of Ethiopia, 3rd Class; accompanied the
Special Mission to King Menelik of Abyssinia 1897;
was A.D.C. and subsequently D.A.A.G. Cav. Div. in
S. Africa 1900; A.D.C. to H.R.H. the Duke of Con-
naught in India 1902-3; Brigadier-Gen. Comm. 4th
Cav. Brigade, E. Command, 1910-14; in command
of a Brigade 1914-15, of a Cav. Div. 1915, and of a
Cav. Corps 1916 ; Commander Reserve Centre 1916-17

j and in command of an Infantry Div. 1917-18. — Turf

! Club, w. ; 40, Hertford Street, w.

BINGHAM, Major-Gen. the Hon. Sir Francis
Richard, K.C.M.G., C.B. — Cr. 1918.

Third son of George, 4th Earl of Luean, K.P., who d.
1914, by Lady Cecilia Catherine, who d. 1910, young-

! est dau. of Charles, 5th Duke of Richmond and Leimox,
K.G. ; 6.1863; m. 1896 Kathleen, younger dau. of
Gen. Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke, 3rd Bart., G.C.B.,
G.C.V.O. Sir Francis Bingham is a Major-Gen., late

\ R.A., and a Comm. of the Italian Order of the Crown ;
has the Orders of the Legion of Honour, and the Crown
and Leopold of Belgium ; was Chief Instructor Horse
and Field School of Gunnery, Shoeburyness, 1911-13,
and Assistant Director at the War Office 1913-15, and
has been Director-Gen. Munitions Designs, Ministry of
Munitions, since 1916.— 38A,A:m9's Road, Chelsea, s.w.

BINGHAM, Sir Albert Edward, Bart., O.B.E.

— Cr. 1903.
j Only son of Sir John Edward Bingham, 1st Bart., by
Maria, dau. of the late William Fawcett, Esq., of Clarke
House, Sheffield ; b. 1868 ; a. 1915 ; m. 1893 Lucy
I Barbara, dau. of the late Duncan L. McAUum, E




of Gosfortb, Northumberhuul, and lias a daii., Esmo
Lyie ; ?n. 1918 Major Pierre Elliot Iiiclibald, M.C,
Capt. and Acting Major R.F.A., of Thurleston, Devon,
and has a son, Peter Bingham, b. 1919. Sir Albert
Bingham, who was educated at Blair Lodge, isLient.-
Col. T.F. Reserve, late W. Riding Divisional Engineers,
R.E., T.F., V.D. ; elected Master Cutler IdlS.—Ranhi/
House, near Retford, Nottinghamshire ; Junior Con-
stitutional Club, w. ; R. Automobile Club, s.w. ; The
Club, Sheffield.

BINGHAM, Denis Geoege Beoad, Esq., of
Bingham Castle, co. Majo.

Elder son of .Denis George Charles Arthur Bingham,
Esq., who d. 1876, by Maria Mary, whorf. 1881, eldest
dau. of the late Capt. William Henry Broad, R.N. ;
b. 1875 ; s. his grandfather, Denis Bingham, Esq., 1902 ;
m. 1909 Ina Mary, eldest dau. of the late Capt. George
Alexander Broad.M.V.O., ret. R.N. Mr.Bingham,who
was educated in Dublin, is temp. Lieut. R. Naval Vol.
'Reserve.— Biiiffham, Castle, BelmuUet, co. Mat/o.


Clanmorris, and Lucan.

BINGLEY, Major-Gen. Sir Alfeed Hoeseoed,
K.C.I.E., C.B.— Or. 1918.

Eldest son of Peregrine Taylor Bingley, Esq., who d.
1886, by Alice, only dau. of the late John Wentworth
Austen, Esq., 87th Foot; b. 1865; m. 1893 Mabel
Katherine, eldest dau. of the late Col. Geoige Augustus
Way, C.B., Indian Army. Sir Alfred Bingley, who
was educated at Kensington School and at the R. Mil.
Coll., Sandhurst, is a Major-Gen. Indian .\rmy; was
D.A..\.G. Headquarters, India, 1901-6 ; Deputy Secre-
tary to the Government of India, Army Department,
1906-8; Gen. StafF Officer, India, 1911-14; D.A.G.
India, 1914; Brigadier-Gen. for Administration 1914-
15 and in command of a Brigade 1915-16 ; appointed
Secretary to the Government of India, Army Depart-
ment, 1916. — Simla, India; United Service Club, s.w.

BINNEY, Jambs, Esq., of Pampisford Hall,

Youngest son of Edward William Binney, Esq., F.R.S.,
of Ravenscliffe, I. of Man, and Worksop, Notts, who
d. 1881, by Mary Christina, dau. and co-heiress of the
Rev. David Jones, of Hope Bagot, Shropshire ; b.li
m. 1st 1894 Cecilia de Anyers, who d. 1897, youngest
dau. of the late Henry Rodolph d' Anyers Willis, Esq.,
of Halsnead Park, Lancashire; 2ndly 1907 Lady
A^iolet Louisa Marjory Brudenell-Bruce, younger dau.
of Henry Augustus, 5th Marquis o)' Ailesbury, and
has, with other issue, a son, » Richard Christian Cecil
James, temp. Lieut. R. West Kent Regt. ; educated at
Eton; 4.1897. Mr. Biuney, who was educated at
Rugby and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A. 1892,
M.A. 1898), and called to the Bar at the Middle
Temple, 1894, is a J.P. and D.L. for Cambridgeshire
(High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon-
shire 1903), Lord of the Manor of Pampisford and
Patron of 2 livings ; late Capt. T.F. Reserve, previously
3rd Batt. King's Liverpool Regt.— Pampisford Hall,
Cambridge ; Union Club, s.w.; Bath Club, w.

BINNING, Sir Aethue William, Knt.— Cr

Fifth son of Robert Binning, Esq., of Glasgow, who d.
1896, by Jane, who d. 1865, dau. of the late George
Miller, Esq.,of Bothwell; 4. 1861. Sir Arthur Binning,
who was educated at Glasgow Academy, has been a
Member of the Council of the Lieut.-Governor of Burma
for making Laws and Regulations since 1912. — 3,
Tank Road, Ranc/oon, Burma ; Oriental Club, w.

BIRCH, Sir Ernest Woodfoed, K.C.M.G.—

Eldest son of James Wheeler Woodford Birch, E.sq
Colonial Secretary, Straits Settlements, and British
Resident of Perak, who d. 1875, by Emily Maria
Campbell, who d. 1870, dau. of the late Luke Walter
Kelly, Esq., of Castlerea, co. Roscommon ; *. 1857 • m
1882 Margaret, eldest dau. of the late Lawrence
Niven, Esq., of Singapore. Sir Ernest Birch, who was
educated at Elstree and at Harrow, was employed in
the Colonial Office 1876-8, when he became a Cadet in
the Straits Settlements Service in which he served in
various capacities in Singapore and Malacca until
1892 ; was employed on a special mission in H.M.S.
Espoir to the Cocos- Keeling Islands 1885; Acting
British Resident of Selangor 1892-3 and of Perak
189;'i-6; British Resident in Negri Sembilan 1897-
1900 ; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Labuan
1900-4 and of British N. Borneo 1901-4, and British
Resident of Perak nOi-\l.~Windham, and Sports'
Clubs, s.w. ; 69, Coiirtlield Gardens, s.w. ; The Box

BIRCH, Lieut.-Gen. Sir (James Feederick)
Noel, K.C.M.G., C.B.— Cr. 1918.

Second son of Major Richard Frederick Birch, J.P.
and D.L., of Maes Elwy, St. Asaph, who d. 1915, by
Euphemie Mercer, eldest dau. of the late James
Somerville, Esq., D.C.S., of Edinburgh ; b. 1865; m.
1903 Florence Hyacinthe, younger dau. of Lieut.-Col
Sir George Chetwode, 6th Bart. Sir Noel Birch, who
was educated at Marlborough and at the R. Mil.
Academy, Woolwich, is a Lieut.-Gen., late R..\., and
a Comm. of the Legion of Honour and of the Belgian
Order of Leopold ; has the French and Belgian Croix
de Guerre ; was in command of an Imp. Yeo. Batt. in
S. Africa 1902 and of Riding Establishment R.A
1905-7, A.D.C. to H.M. King George V. 1915-17 and
attached to Headquarter Units 191.5-19.^17, Mont-
pelicr Crescent, Brighton; Naval and Military Club, w.

BIRCH, May, Lady.

Dau. of the late Capt. George P. Burden; m. 1868, as
2nd wife, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Richard James Holwell
Birch, a Sec. to the Government of India, who was
cr. Knt. 1860, and

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