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s, Esq., of GnoU, Gla-
morganshire ; b. 1892. Mr. Sparrow is Lord of the
Manor of Church Preen and Holt Preen, and Patron
of 1 living. — Preen Manor, Shrewsbury.

SPARROW, John Aethue Gwynn, Esq., of
Albrighton HaU, and Great Wollaston
Lodge, Shropshire.
Second sou of William Arthur Sparrow, Esq., J. P.,
of Albrighton Hall, who d. 1913, by Amy Ellen, who
d. 1919, elder dau. of the late George Baldwin, Esq.,
of Merridale Grove, Wolverhampton ; b. 1880 ; s. his
brother Capt. George William Sparrow Sparrow,
Lieut.. 4th Batt. Shropshire L. I. and Acting Capt.
Shropshire Yeo., who was killed in action, 1918.
Mr. Sparrow, who was educated at Cheltenham
Coll., at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1902, M.A., M.B.
and B.Ch. 1913), and at St. Thomas's Hospital,
London, was formerly House Physician, St. Thomas's



Hospital, and is temp. Capt. R.A.M.C, a Fellow of
the R. Society of Medicine, Lord of the Manors of
Albrighton and Great Wollaston, and Patron of 1
living.— Albrighton Hall, near Shreivsbury.

SPARROW. See Bodychan-Sparrow.

SPARROW-BERIDGE, the Rev. Basil J.ames
Hakkold, of Gostield, Essex ; and of
Algarkirk, Lincolnshire.
Eldest son of Basil Sparrow, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Gostield, who d. 1880, by Julia, who d. 1897, dau. of
the late .John Scratton, Esq., of Prittlewell, Essex;
b. 1853 ; TO. 1882 Margaret Louisa, dau. of Henry
Capel Elliot, Esq. Mr. Sparrow-Beridge, who was edu-
cated at Charterhouse and at Christ's Coll., Cambridge
(B.A. 1876, M.A. 1880), and assumed the additional
surname of Beridge by royal license in 1885, is Lord of
the Manors of Biggs in Gosfield, Abbas Hall, Great
Cornard, and Thorpe Morieux, and Patron of 4
livings.

SPEAR, Sir John W.aed, Knt., of Venn, and
Kilworthy Manor, Devonshire.— Cr. 1911.
Younger son of John Spear, Esq., of Eastcott, Devon-
shire, who d. 1876, by Maria, who d. 1891, youngest
dau. of the late Daniel Ward, Esq., of Leigh, Milton
Abbott, Devonshire ; b. 1848 ; m. 1877 Elizabeth
Doidge, dau. of the late John Willoock, Esq., of
Kingsbridge, Devonshire, and has, with other issue,
a son, *John Ward Cecil, Capt. B.F.A., T.F.;
educated at Bath ; b. 1882. Sir John Spear, who was
educated at Milton Abbott and at Bodmin, is a J P.
and C. Aid. for Devonshire and President of the
Poor Law Association for England and Wales, was
M.P. for the Tavistock Div. of Devonshire 1900-6,
and Dec. 1910-1918.— T"t'»», Tavistock, Devonshire;
National Club, s.w.

SPEARMAN, Sir Joseph Layton Elmes,
Bart., of The Spring, Hanwell, Middlesex.
— Cr. 1840.

Only surviving son of Alexander Young Spearman,
Esq., who d. 1865, by his 1st wife Mary Anne Betha,
who d. 1860, dau. of Sir Joseph Bailey, iBt Bart.; b.
1857 ;s. his grandfather, the Right Hon. Sir Alexander
Young Spearman, 1st Bart., 1874 ; ;«. 1st 1S78 Ethel,
who d. 1909, eldest dau. of Wilham Leask, Esq.;
2ndly 1914 Carrie, only dau. of the late Fredrick East-
wood, Esq., J.P., of Buckden Mount, Yorkshire, and
widow of Richard Sykes, Esq., of Roundhay Grange,
Leeds, and of Denver, U.S.A. Sir Joseph Spearman,
who was educated at Eton and at B.N.C., Oxford, is a
J.P. and D.L. for Glamorganshire (High Sheriff
1882), and a J.P. for Shropshire; late Capt. R.
Glamorgan Art. Militia.— Residence : Grove House,
De La Warr Road, Bexhill ; Junior Carlton Club,

Lieut. .3rd Batt. Suffolk



SPEDDING, Lieut.-Col. Edward Wilfeid,
C.M.G., O.B.E.,of Windebrowe, Cumber-
land.

Eldest son of Col. John James Spedding, V.T)., J.P.
and D.L., late Cumberland Rifle Vols., of Windebrowe
(formerly Greta Bank), who d. 1909. by Mary
p'lorence, eldest dau. of the late William Henry
Peters, Esq. ; *. 1867 ; m. 1898 Georgina Victoria, 8in
dau. of Sir John Wrixon-Becher, 3rd Bart., of Bally-
gibliu, CO. Cork, and has, with other issue, a son,
♦James Eustace, b. 1900. Lieut.-Col. Spedding is
Lieut-Col. R.F.A. ; was a temp. Brigadier-Gen.
K.F.A. 1916-n. —Windebrmoe, and Myrtle Grove,
Keswick, Cumberland ; Naval and Military Club', w.
1247



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COUNTY FAMILIES OF



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SPEDDING, James Wyndham Hareington
Percy, Esq., of Summergrove, Cumber-
land.

Elder son of James Dykes Spedding,Esq., who d. 1851
(by Emily, who d. 1899, having m. 2ndly 1859 Major
George Lewis, late R.E., youngest dau. of the late Hon.
William Frederick Wyndham), and grandson of the
late Major James Spedding, of Summergrove ; b. 1849.
Educated at St. John's Coll., Cambridge. — Summer-
grovt, Whitehaven.

SPEDDING, the Misses, of Mirehouse, Cum
berland.
Blanche Frances, and Mildred Emma, daus. of Henry
Anthony Spedding, Esq., of Mirehouse, J.P. and D.L.,
and formerly High Sheriiiof Cumberland, who d. 1887,
by Lady Jane Charlotte, who d. 1897, 4th dau. of Ran-
dolph, 9th Earl of Galloway.— JkfireAoust', Keswick.

SPEED, Sir Edwin Arnby, Knt.— Cr. 1911.

Second son of Robert Henry Speed, Esq., Solicitor,
of Nottingham, who d. 1914, by Emma, who d. 1916
7th dau. of the late Jo.^eph Morris, Esq., of Chilwell,
Nottinghamshire ; b. 18()9 ; m. 1901 Ada Frances,
'2nd dau. of the late Rev. William Ross, sometime
Chaplain of The Black Watch, andRector of Hadding.
ton. Sir Edwin Speed, who was educated at Rugby
and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B,A. 1890, M.A. and
LL.B. 1893), and called to the Bar at thelnner Temple
1893, was a Dist. Commissioner Gold Coast 1899-
' 1900, Attorney-Gen. of Lagos 1900-6and of S. Nigeria
1906-8, and Chief Justice of N. Nigeria 1908-14 and
of Nigeria 1914-18. — Sunnyhill, Bourne E7id,Buck-
ingliamshire ; 3, Paper Bui/dings, Temple, e.c.

SPEED, Major Francis Elmer, of
Knowlton Court, Kent.

Secondson of William Speed, Esq., Q.C., of Devonshire
Place, London, who d. 1896, by Fanny Harriet, who d.
1911 dau. of the late Charles Bond, Esq., of Brighton;
b. 1859 ; m. 1889 Elinor, youngest dau. of the late
Frederick Richards Leyland, Esq., of Woolton Hall,
Lancashire, and has, with other issue, a son,
* Elmer John Leyland, M.C., Capt. 2nd Life Guards ;
educated at Eton ; b. 1892. Major Speed, who was
educated at Rugby, and called to the Bar at the
Middle Temple 1883, was formerly Major E. Kent
Yeo., and is an Hon. Major in the Army, a Magistrate
for Kent (High Sheriff 1914), Lord of the Manors of
Knowlton and Sandown, and Patron of 1 living.—
Knowlton Court, Canterbury ; Conservative Club,
s.w. ; Cavalry Club, w. ; Garrick Club, w.c.

SPEELMAN, Jonkheer Sir Coenelis Jacob,
Bart.— Cr. 1686.
Only child of Jonkheer Jacobus Speelman, who d.
1883, by Emilie Franfoise Wilhelmine, who d. 1885,
dau. of Jonkheer Vrijthoff; b. 1881; s. hia uncle
Jonkheer Sir Helenus Marinus Speelman, 6th Bart.,
1907; m. 1916 Maria Catharine Helena, dau. of
Frans Boudewyn, Castendijk, Notary of Arnheim. —
Zandvoort, Netherlands.

Beir, his son Jonkheer Cornelia Jacob, b. 1917.

SPEELMAN, Jonkvrouwe Anna Judith,
Lady.
Dau. of the late Jonfe/isfr Jean Herman Martens Hora-
Siecana, by Isabella Antoinette, Baroness van Imhoff ;
m. 1865 Jonkheer ^vc Cornelius Jacob Abraham Speel-
man, 5th Bart., who d. 1898.



SPEELMAN, Jonkvrouwe Wendelina Cor-
nera, Lady.
Eldest dau. of Jonklieer Johan ^Emilius Abraham Tan
Panhuys, Governor of Groningen and Vice-President
of the Council of State, who d. 1907, by Jonkvrouwe
Catharina Johanna Van Sminia, whod. 1882 ; m. 1884
JonkJieer Sir Helenus Marinus Speelman, 6th Bart.,
who d. 1907.

SPEEE, of The Manor House, Thames Ditton,
Surrey. See Litchfield- Speer.

SPEIR, Robert Thomas Napier, Esq., of
Burnbrae, and Blackstoun, Renfrewshire ;
and of Culdees, Perthshire.
Only son of Robert Speir, Esq., of Culdees and Burn-
brae, who d. 1853, by Mary, whod. 1902, only dau. of Sir
William John Milliken Napier, 8th Bart. ; b. 1841 ; m.
18R8 the Hon. Emily, 3rd dau. of Robert, 2nd Lord
Gifford, and has, with other issue, a son, *Guy
Thomas, Lieut.-Col. 2,'6th Batt. S. Staffordshire
Regt., and Acting Lieut.-Col. CycHst Batt., previously
Capt. Highland Cyclist Batt. T.F. ; late Capt.
4th Vol. Batt. The Black Watch; educated at Eton
and at Pembroke Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1896) ; b.
1875; TO. 1898 Mary Lucy, 5th dau. of the late
John Flecher, Esq., of Saltoun, Haddingtonshire, and
has, with other issue, a son, * Robert Cecil Talbot, b,
1904. Mr. Speir, who was educated at Eton and at
Ch. Ch., Oxford, is a J.P. and D.L. for cos. Renfrew
and Verih.—Culdees, Muthill,Perthshire ; New Club,
Edinburgh.

SPEIRS, Alexander Archibald HAGART,
Esq., of Eldershe, and Houston, Renfrew-
shire,

Only son of Archibald Alexander Speirs, Esq., J.P.,
of Elderslie, M.P. for Renfrewshire 1865-8, who d.
1868, by Lady Anne, who d. 1915, eldest dau. of
Jacob, 4th Earl of Radnor ; b. (posthumous), and s.
1869 ; m. 1918 Mary Henrietta Elizabeth, only dau.
of the late Henry Darley Livingstone, Esq., J.P.,
of Belclare, co. Mayo. Mr. Hagart Spiers, who
assumed the prefix surname of Hagart by authority
of the Lyon King of Arms 1911, is a J.P. and D.L.
for Renfrewshire, and temp. Major and Co. Adjutant
Renfrewshire Vol. Regt., and was formerly Capt.
4th Batt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.—
Houston House, Renfrewshire ; Neilston House,
Renfrewshire : Brooks's Club, s.w. ; Neiv Club,
Edinburgh ; Western Club, Glasgow ; 4, Hill Street,
Berkeley Square, w.

SPEIRS. See Home, Bart.

SPEKE, Col. Walter Hanning, of Jordans,
Somerset.

Eldest son of the Rev. Benjamin Speke, Rector of
Dowlish Wake, Somerset, who d. 1881, by Caroline
Sophia, who d. 1881, elder dau. of the late John Bird
Fuller, Esq., of Neston Park, Wiltshire ; b. 1870 ;
s. his uncle William Speke, Esq., J.P. and D.L., 1908 ;
m. 1901 Lilian Emily, only child of the late Arthur
Birch, Esq., of Agden Hall, Cheshire. Col.Speke, who
was educated at Eton and at the R. Agricultural Coll.,
Cirencester, is a J.P., D.L. and C. Aid. for Somer-
set, Major 5th Batt. Somerset L.I. ; Lieut.-Col.
and Hon. Col ret.' T.F. Reserve, late Comm. 6th
Batt. Devonshire Regt., an Hon. Capt. in the Army,
Lord of the Manors of Ashill and Dowish Wake, and
Patron of 2 livings. — Jordans, nminster, Somerset.



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THE UNITED KINGDOM



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Sl'ENCE, Thomas William Leisk, Esq., C.B.,
of Uyea, Shetland.
Second and only surviving son of Basil Spence, Esq.,
of Eeafirth, Shetland, who d. 1877, by Anne Christina
Winifred, who d. 1873, dau. and heiress of the late
Thomas Leisk, Esq., of Uyea ; b. 1845 ; m. 1876
Henrietta Fanny, 3rd dau. of the late Robert James
Hebden, Esq.,ofEday, Orkney, and Ely Grange, Kent,
and has, with other issue, a son *Basil Hamilton
Hebden, Capt. R.A.M.C. ; has the Order of the Nile,
4th Class ; educated at Edinburgh Academy and
Univ. (M.B. and Ch.B. 1911) ; b. 1888 ; m. 1917
Margaret Alice, only dau. of the late George Hunter
Mackenzie, Esq., M.D. Mr. Spence, who was educated
at Aberdeen Grammar School and at Edinburgh
Univ., is a J.P. and C.S. for Shetland, and was
formerly Secretary to the Gen. Board of Lunacy for
Scotland. — Uyea, Uycasouiid, Shetland : The Holms,
(Iranton Road, Edinburgh.



SPENCE.
shire.



Vavasour, of Weston Manor, York-



SPENCE-JONES, Mrs. Cecil, of Ffynone,
Pembrokeshire.
Aline Margaret, elder dau. of Major John Vaughan
Colby, J.P. and D.L., late 4th Batt. Worcestershire
Eegt., of Ffynone, who d. 1919, by Annie Harriet,
younger dau. of the late Lieut. -Col. Robert Broome
Baker, formerly 39th Regt. ; in. 1908 Lieut. -Col.
Cecil John Herbert Spence-Jones, C.M.G., D.S.O.,
J.P. and D.L., Pembroke Yeo. (see Spence-Jones, of
Pantglas, Carmarthenshire). Mrs. Cecil Spence-
Jones is Patron of 1 living.— Ffynone, Boncath
Pembrokeshire.

SPENCE-JONES, Mrs., of Pantglas, Carmar-
thenshire.

Louise MadeUne Maria, younger dau. of David Jones
Esq., M.P., D.L., of Pantglas, who d. 1869, by Margaret
Charlotte (who d. 1871, having m. 2ndly 1870, as his
L'nd wife. Sir Richard George Augustus Levinge, 7th
Bart., who d. 1884), dau. of the late Sir George Camp-
Ijcll, of Edenwood, Fifeshire ; m. 1871 the Very Rev.
Henry Donald Maurice Spence, D.D., J.P.. Dean of
GImicfster (son of the late George Spence, Esq., Q.C.,
jr. P.), who with his wife assumed by royal license
l!IO:-i the additional surname of Jones, and has a son,
* Cecil John Herbert, C.M.G., D.S.O., a J.P. and D.L.
for Carmarthenshire, and Lieut.-Col. Pembroke Yeo.,
T.D. ; late Capt. Rifle Brigade ; b. 1873 ; m. 1908
.Vline Margaret (whom see), elder dau. of the late
Major John Vaughan Colby, of Ffynone, Pembroke-
shire, and has, with other issue, a son, * Alfred David
John, b. 1909. Mrs. Spence-Jones s. her brother
Frederick Arthur Gerwyn Jones, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,
1903.— T/ie Deanery, Gloii^cester; Pantglas, Golden
Grove, Carmartlienshire.

3PENCEPi, Earl (Charles Robert Spencer,
K.G., G.C.V.O., P.C.).— Cr. 1765.

Younger son of Frederick, 4th Earl, K.G.,C.B., who
d. 1857, by his 2nd wife Adelaide Horatia Elizabeth,
who d. 1877, only dau. of the late Col. Sir Horace
Beauchamp Seymour, K.C.H., M.P. ; b. 1857 ; s. his
half-brother John Poyntz,5th Earl, K.G., P.C, 1910 ;
VI. 1887 the Hon. Margaret Baring, who d. 1906, 2nd
dau. of Edward Charles, 1st Lord Revelstoke. Earl
Spencer, who was educated at Harrow and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1880, M.A. 1884), is H.M.'s
Lieut, and a J.P. and C.C. for Northamptonshire,
Hon. Col., previously Major and Hon. Lieut.-Col., 4th
Batt. Northamptonshire Regt., V.D., and Patron of 12
livings, and was Parliamentary Groom-in- Waiting to



Queen Victoria 1886, Vice-Chamberlain i.l ih,,
Household 1892-5, M.P. for N. Northamiitinilm,.
1880-5 and for Mid-Northamptonshire l,s,s.-, ',r, ;„|,|
1900-5, and Lord Chamberlain of H.M.'s Hous.,|i„l,l
1905-12 ; has the Grand Cross of the Danish Order
of the Dannebrog, in brilliants, of the Portuguese
Order of Christ, and of the Orders of Charles III. of
Spain, the Polar Star of Sweden, St. Olaf of Norway
and the White Eagle of Russia.— 4ZWjorp, North-
ampton ; Marlborough,and Brooks's Clubs, s.w. ; Turf
Club, w. ; Spencer House, St. James's Place, s.w.
Ileir. his sou Albert Edward .Tohn, Viscount Althorp, Capt
1st Life Guards; educated at Trinity Coll., Cambridge : (..
1882 : m 1919 Ladv Cynthia Eleanor Beatrix Hamilton, 2nd
dau. of James Albert Edward, 3rd Dake of Abercorn.

SPENCER, Sir Walter Baldwin, K.C.M.G
F.R.S.- -Cr. 1916.

Eldest son of the late Reuben Spencer, Esq., of Man-
chester ; b. 1860. Sir Walter Spencer, who was edu-
cated at Owens Coll., Manchester, and at Exeter
Coll., Oxford (B A. 1884, Hon. Fellow 19—, M.A. Mel-
bourne Univ.), was a Fellow of Lincoln Coll., Oxford,
1886-7 and is Professor of Biology at Melbourne Univ.
Director of the National Museum of Natural History,
Geology and Ethnology, Melbourne, and a Member of
the Melbourne Univ. Council and President of the
Professorial Board. — Melbourne University, Graitan
Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Ajistralia ; Mel-
bourne Club, Melbourne.



SPENCER, Sir Harris, K.B.E.— Cr. 1918.

[ Second son of Thomas Spencer, Esq., J. P., of West
I Bromwich, who d. 1914, by Ann, who d. 1918, dau.
of the late Thomas Harris, Esq., of West Bromwich ;
b. 1863; OT. 1890 Ada Burgess, dau. of the late
Henry Cross, Esq., of Cambridge. Sir Harris Spencer,
who was educated at Almondbury School, Hudders-
fjeld, is Managing Director of John Spencer Ltd.,
Wednesbury ; a Director of the Birmingham Railway
Carriage and Wagon Co. and of J. J. and S. Spencer
Ltd., London ; a Member of the Institution of
Mechanical Engineers and of the Iron and Steel
Institute; Chairman of the Birmingham Board of
Management, Ministry of Munitions, and of the
National Employers' Federation, and a J.P. for West
Bromwich. — Sumnierfield Court, West Bromwich;
Municipal and County Club,6.V!. ; Union, and Con-
servative Clubs, Birmingham ; Engineers' Club,
Manchester.



SPENCER, Sir (James) Ernest, Knt.- Cr.
1901.
Youngest son of the late John Spencer, Esq , of West
Bromwich ; 6. 1848 ; m. 1887 Helen, only child of
thelate John WilUamson, Esq., Bombay Civil Service.
Sir Ernest Spencer, who was called to the Bar at the
Middle Temple 18.S5, is a J.P. and D.L. for Stafford-
shire, ; was M.P. for West Bromwich 1886-1906.—
Warren Mount, Oxslwtt, Surrey ; Carlton Club, s.w. ;
10, St. James's Place, s.w.

SPENCER, Capt. Almeric Stuart John
MUNRO-, of Teaninich, Ross-shire.

Only son of Col. John Winston Thomas Munro-
Spencer, late B.A., of Teaninich, who d. 1916, by his
1st wife Synolda Ellen Le Petit, who d. LS90, 2nd
dau. of the late James William FitzGerald Butler,
Esq., formerly 72nd Highlanders ; b. 1885 ; m. 1912
PhyUis Margaret, only child of Charles Richard
Rivers, Esq., of Orrell Mount, Lancashire, and
Palmeira Square, Hove, and has a dau., Synolda Joan
Margaret. Capt. Munro- Spencer, who was educated at
Wellington Coll., and was formerly Lieut. 3rd Batt.
4 L 1249



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Seaforth Highlanders, is Capt. 4th Batt. Seaforth
Highlanders, serving with 15th Batt. The Came-
ronians (Scottish Eides). — Teaninich. Ahiess, Ross-
shire.



COUNTY FAMILIES OF



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High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon-
shire), Lieut ret., late T.F. Reserve, and Patron of 1
living. — Lattenbury Hill, St. Ives, Huntingdon-
shire: Papworth St. Agnes, Cambridgeshire.



SPENCER, AuBKEY John, Esq., of Wheatfield.'sPEELING, Chaeles Fkedeeick Denne,

Esq., of Dynes Hall, Essex.

Only son of Charles Brogden Sperling, Esq., J. P.
and D.L., of Dynes Hall, who d. 1910, by Eliza Mary,
who d. 1900, '2nd dau. of the late Denne Denne, Esq.,
of Elbridge House, Kent; b. 1861; m. 1891 Edith
Anna, 2nd dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. Henry Auriol
Prinsep, and has had a son, Charles Auriol, Lieut.
E.N. ; b. 1892, and killed in action 1916 ; and a dau.,
Barbara Harriet, m. 1918 Major Lionel Thomas Nut-
combe Gould, M.C., Lieut, and temp. Major E.G.A.
and Major E.A.F., Mr. Sperling, who was educated at
Harrow and at Magdalen Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1883,
M.A. 1890), and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple
1889, was formerly Capt. 4th Batt. Essex Regt., and
is a Magistrate for Essex. — Residence : Beresford
House, Leamington ; Oxford and Cambridge Club,



Oxfordshire.
Eldest son of the Eev. Charles Vere Spencer, of
Wheatfleld, who d. 1898, by Emma Frederioa, who d.
1907, only dau. of the late John Eobert A'Court Gray,
Esq., of Kingweston, Somerset; b. 1853; m. 1885
Florence Mary, dau. of the late Frederick Halsey
Janson, Esq., and has, with 3 daus., a son, * Aubrey
Vere, D.S.O., Capt. and temp. Major. 3rd Batt.;
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire L.I. ; b. 1886. 1
Mr. Spencer, who was educated at Marlborough
and at Ch. Ch., Oxford, and called to the Bar at |
Lincoln's Inn 1879, is a J. P. for Oxfordshire and for ^
Buckinghamshire, and Patron of Wheatfield. —
WheatMd, Tetsworth, Oxfordshire.

SPENCEE. See Churchill, Viscount.



SPENCER-CHURCHILL. See Churchill, and {
Marlborough. ,

SPENCER-PHILLIPS, John Chaeles, Esq.,!
D.S.O., of Riffhams, Essex.
Eldest son of John Spencer-Phillips, Esq., of Riffhams,
who d. 1895, by his 2nd wife Mary Eliza Lavinia,
eldest dau. of Gurney Michael Borgnis, Esq., of
Anerley, Surrey ; b. 1881 ; m. 1904 Hermione Eose
Lucas, youngest dau. of the Rev. Joseph Hammond,
LL.B., Vicar of St. Paul's, Beckenham, Kent, and has, I
with other issue, a son, 'John Tyrell, b. 1905. Mr. '
Spencer-Phillips, who was educatedatWinchesterand
at New Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1904, M.A. 1906), and
called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1905, is
a Magistrate for Essex, Capt. B.A.S.C, T.F., and temp.
Major R.A.S.C.—Biffhams, Danburij, Essex.

SPENCER-STANHOPE, John Montague,
Bjsq., of Cannon Hall, Yorkshire.
Eldest son of Sir Walter Thomas William Spencer-
Stanhope, K.C.B., M.P., J. P. and D.L., of Cannon
Hall, who d. 1911, by EUzabeth Julia, who d. 1880,
elder dau. of Sir John Jacob Buxton, 2nd Bart, (ext.) ;
b. 1860 ; m. 1890 Ida Mary, 2nd dau. of Sir Lionel
Milborne-Swinnerton-Pilkington, 11th Bart. Mr.
Spencer-Stanhope, who was educated at Eton and at
Magdalene Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1884, M.A. 1891),
and was formerly Capt. and Hon. Major 2nd Vol. Batt.
York and Lancaster Regt., and previously Lieut. 4th
Batt. W.Yorkshire Regt., is a J.P. and D.L. for the W.
Riding of Yorkshire, a J.P. for Argyllshire, and
Patron of 3 livings. — Cannon Hall, Barnsley, York-
shire ; Horsforth Hall, Leeds ; Carlton Club, s.w.

SPENS, of Craigsanquhar, Fifeshire. See Dun-
ning.

SPERLING, Akthue Haevey Bakee, Esq.,

of Papworth St. Agnes, Cambridgeshire ; :

and of Lattenbury Hill, Huntingdonshire.

Eldest son of Arthur Sperling, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of

Papworth St. Agnes, and of Lattenbury Hill, who d.

1909, by Adelaide Noel, who d. 1877, 4th dau. of Vice-

Adm. Sir Henry Loraine Baker, 2nd Bart., C.B. ;

b. 1866 ; 7)1. 1896 Annie Cumpston, eldest dau.

of William Henley, Esq., of South Qu'Appelle,

Saskatchewan, Canada, and has, with other issue, a

son, ''Herbert Harvey, b. 1897. Mr. Sperling is a

Magistrate for Huntingdonshire (on the roll for '

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SPERLING, Heney Maitland, Esq., of
Coombe Trenchard, Devonshire.

Only son of Henry Grace Wilson Sperling, Esq., J.P.,
of Edgeworth Manor, Gloucestershire, who d. 1879,
by Mary Maitland, who d. 1875, eldest dau. of the late
Henry Wilson, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Stowlangtoft
Hall, Suffolk ; 6. 1863; m. 1885 Mary Louisa Eleanora,
elder dau. of the late Hon. Lewis Alexander Ogilvie-
Grant, formerly Lieut. R. Horse Guards. Mr. Sperling,
who was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, is a
Magistrate for Devonshire. — Coombe Trenchard, Lew
Down, Devonshire ; Jtmior Carlton Club, s.w.

SPEYER, the Right Hon. Sir Edgar, Bart.—
Or. 1906.

Second son of Gustavus Speyer, Esq., of Frankfort-on-
Main, whorf. 1883, by Sophie, dau. of the late Rudolph
Eubino, Esq., of Fritzlar and Frankfort-on-Main ; b.
1862 ; m. 1902 Leonora, dau. of Ferdinand, Count
von Stosch, of Mantze, Silesia, Prussia, and has 3
daus. Sir Edgar Speyer, who was educated at Frank-
fort-on Main, was formerly Chairman of the Under-
ground Electric Railways of London, and has the
Order of the Crown of Prussia, 2nd C\3.ss. — Sea7narge,
Overstrand, Norfolk ; Reform Club, s.w. ; 46, Gros-
venor Street, w.

SPICER, the Eight Hon. Sir Albeet, Bart.—
Cr. 1906.

Second son of James Spieer, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Woodford, Essex, who d. 1888, by Louisa, who d.
1892, 3rd dau. of the late Evan Edwards, Esq., of
Denmark Hill ; b. 1847 ; m. 1879 Jessie Stewart, 2nd
and only surviving dau. of the late David Stewart
Dykes, Esq., of Grove Hill, Surrey. Sir Albert Spieer,
who was educated at Mill Hill School, and at Heidel-
berg, is a Magistrate for Essex, and Chairman of
James Spieer & Sons Ltd., Wholesale Stationers and
Manufacturers, and was 1st Lay Chairman of the
Congregational Unions of England and Wales 1893,
Treasurer of the London Missionary Society 1885-
1910, President of the London Chamber of Commerce
19U7-10, and M.P. for Monnrouth Dist. 1892-1900
and tor Hackney, Central Div., 1906-1 S.^i?f/orai,
British Empire, National Liberal, and B. Automobile
Clubs, s.w. ; 10, Laiicaster Gate, Hyde Park, w.



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SPICER, Sir Howard Handley, K.B.E.— Cr.
1918.

Eldest son of the late James Spicer, Esq., of Eltham ;
b. 1872 ; in. 18i)fi Muriel, dau. of the Rev. S. B. Hand-
ley. Sir Howard Spicer, who was educated at Ley's
School, Cambridge, and abroad, is Managing Director
of James Spicer & Sons Ltd., paper manufacturers,
and Technical Adviser to the War Office.— ionj
Cross House, near Chertsey ; Devonshire, and R.
Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; Kennel Club, w.



SPICER, Sir Evan, Knt.— Cr. 1917.

Third son of James Spicer, Esq., J. P. and D.L., of
Woodford, Essex, who d. 188.S, by Louisa, who d.
1892, 3rd dau. of the late Evan Edwards, Esq., of
Denmark Hill ; b. 1849 ; m. 1873 Annie, dau. of the
late John Whitley, Esq., J.P., of Halifax, Yorkshire.
Sir Evan Spicer, who was educated at Woodford and
at Mill Hill School, and was formerly an Aid. of the 1st
London C.C. (Chairman of the Finance 1892-5, Vice-
Chairman of the Council 1905-6 and Chairman
1906-7), is a J. P. and D.L. for co.London, Chairman ;
of the British and Foreign School Society, and a
Governor of Dulwich Coll. and of the London Hos-
pital. — Reform, aiid National Liberal Clubs, s.w. ;
Belair, Gallery Road, Dulwich, s.e.

SPICER, Capt. John Edmund Philip, of Spye
Park, Wilts.
Eldest son of John William Gooch Spicer, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Spye Park, who d. 1883, by Juliana
Hannah Webb, who d. 1898, dau. of the late Rev. \
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