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estershire ; b.
1850 ; m. 1888 Lady Margaret Mary Fane, younger
dau. of the 12th Earl of Westmorland, and has, with j
other issue, a son, *Anthony Napier Fane, Capt.
Ist Life Guards ; late Lieut. 3rd Batt. Northampton
shire Eegt. ; educated at Wellington Coll. ; b. 1891
Capt. Spicer, who was educated at Eton, is a J.P. for
Wilts (High Sheriff 1889), and Patron of 1 living;
late Capt. 1st Life Guards, and temp. Capt. (2nd
in Command) 1st Batt. Wiltshire Vol. Eegt. — Spye
J'lirk, Chippenham ; Arthur's Club, s.w.

SPILLER, GiLBEET Elphinstone Haevey,
Esq., of Eaglehurst, Devon.
Only son of Martin Tinker Spiller, Esq., of Eagle-
hurst, whod. 1901, by Harriet Caroline, who d. 1897
dau. of the late William Elphinstone Fullerton, Esq.,
formerly of Carstairs, Lanarkshire ; b. 1873 ; to. 1901
Louise Ahcia Rose Honora, eldest dau. of Major
Harvey Spiller, and has a son, *Martin William
Gilbert Fullerton, b. 1902.— Eaglehurst, Chagford, S.

SPILSBURY, Mrs., of The Longlands, Fin-
deru, Derbyshire.
Hannah Warren, only dau. of George Smallwood,
Esq., of Willington, Derbyshire, who d. 1867, by Sarah,
I who d. 18U3, dau. of the late William Willmot,
Esq. ; m. 1857 the Rev. Benjamin Ward Spilsbury,
M.A., of The Longlands, who was Vicar of Findern
1872-1908, and who d. 1909, leaving, with other issue,
a son, "Francis Arthur, educated at Rossall School ;
b. 1S5S.— The Longlands, Findern, Derbyshire.

-I-SPOONER, Hamilton William Wethek-
ELL,Esq.,of Elmdon House, Warwickshire.
Only surviving son of Richard Spooner, Esq., of
Worthing, Sussex, who d. 1867, by Mary, dau. of the
late Lechmere Hathway, Esq. ; b. 1849 ; m. 1872
Sophia Henrietta, dau. of the late Gen. Sir Richard
Denis Kelly, K.C.B., and has, with other issue, a
( son, *Richard Walter Wilberforce, temp. Lieut.
R.A.S.C. ; b. 1879. Mr. Spooner, who was edu-
cated at Rugby, and was formerly Capt. 3rd Foot,
is a J.P. for Warwickshire ; late Capt. and Hon. Major
3rd Batt. E. Warwickshire Regt. — Residence : Elmdon
House, Walton-071- Thames.

SPOTSWOOD, of BeUaghy. See Ash.

SPIELMANN, Sir Isidore, Knt., C.M.G.,
F.S.A.— Cr. 1905.

Eldest surviving son of Adam Spielmann, Esq. (of
Polish descent), Banker, of Lombard Street, who d.
1869, by Marian, who d. 1858, dau. of the late Louis
Samuel, Esq. ; b. (in London) 1854 ; m. 1879 Emily,
only sur\'iving dau. of the late Sir Joseph Sebag-
Montefiore, of East Cliff Lodge, -Kent. Sir Isido e
Spielmann was Hon. Secretary and Delegate of the
British Commission Fine Art Section of the Brussels
International Exhibition 1897 ; Secretary and Delegate
of the British Fine Art Section, R. Commission, Paris
International Exhibition 1900 ; Hon. Secretary (Lon-
don) Fine Art Section, Glasgow International Exhibi-
tion 1901, and for Great Britain, Exhibition of Early
Flemish Art, Bruges, 1902, Hon. Secretary and Mem-
ber of the Art Committee of, as well as Hon. Assistant
Secretary of, the R. Commission, St. Louis Inter-
national Exhibition 1904, Commissioner for Art
Franco-British Exhibition 1908, and Commissioner-
Gen, for Great Britain at the International Arts' Ex-
hibition, Rome, 1911, and is a Life Governor of Univ.
Coll., London, Joint Hon. Secretary of the National
Art Collections Fund, Director for Art, Exhibitions
Branch, Board of Trade, a Commander of the Order of
the Crown and an Officer of the Order of Leopold of
Belgium. — yiris', and Burlington Fine Arts' Clubs,
w. ; 56, Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, w.

] SPOTTISWOOD. See Farquluir.Spottiswood.

iPOTTISWOODE, John Rodeeick
Chaeles HERBERT-, Esq., of Spottis-
woode, Berwickshire.

Eldest son of Capt. Charles Herbert, who d. 1882,
by his 2nd wife Helen, who d. 1882, only child of the
late Lieut.-Col. Andrew Spottiswoode ; b. 1882; s. his
great-aunt. Lady John ilontagu-Douglas-Scott-
Spottiswoode, 1900, and then assumed the additional
surname of Spottiswoode ; m. 1st 1906 (marriage
dissolved 1915) Evelyn Anne, only child of Richard
Henry Venables Kyrke, Esq., of Nantyffrith, Flint-
shire ; 2ndly 1915 Hylda Marjorie, youngest dau. of
Col. Arthur Venables Kyrke, of Staplegrove Elm,
Somerset, and has a son, ■* John Terence Kennedy, b.
1917. Mr. Herbert-Spottiswoode, who was educated
at Eton, is temp. Lieut. R. Naval Vol. Reserve. —
Spottiswoode, Gordon, Berwickshire : R. Aero
Club, w.

SPRING, the Hon. Sir Feancis Joseph
Edwaed, K.C.I.E., M.A.I.. M.I.C.E.,
M.I.M.E.— Cr. 1911.

Eldest son of the Eev. Edward Spring, Rector of
Magourney, co. Cork, who d. 1880, by Matilda, who
d. 1890, dau. of the late Henry Rudkiu, Esq., J.P., of
Corris, co. Carlow ; b. 1849; m. 1873 Charlotte
Becher, 3rd dau. of the late Samuel Townseud, Esq.,
J.P. Sir Francis Spring, who was educated at Middle-
ton School, CO. Cork, and at Trinity Coll., Dubhn
(L.C.E. 1870, Hon. M.A.I. 19l)6), and entered the
Indian Government Engineering Service 1870, was
Consulting Engineer to the Government of India for
railways, Assam, 1894-7 ; Consulting Engineer and




Secretary to the Government, Public Works Depart- SPROT, Col. Sir ALEXANDER, Bart., C.M.G

ment, Madras, 1897 -1904 ; an Additional Member of
the Council of the Governor of Madras for making ,
Laws and Begulations 1899 1901 and 1910-17 ; Di-
rector of Bailway Construction, India, 1903 ; formerly I
Hon. Major S. India Kailway Vol. Rifles, a FeUow of j
Madras and Calcutta Univs., and for 3 years a Member |
of the Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers
and of the Council of the Indian Institute of Science ; j
has been Chairman and Chief Engineer of the Madras [
Port Trust since 1904 ; is President of the S. Indian
Motor Union and Vice- Commodore of the Madras i
Sailing Club ; has for 46 years been connected with ]
the construction, working and administration of the
State-owned railways of India and witb several of its
Harbours, and has written muchon engineering topics
and on technical education.— ifarfcoMr, Madras;
Oriental Club, w. ; Bengal, and Bengal United
Service Clubs, Calcutta ; Madras Club, Madras.

SPRING, Mrs., of Polehore, co. Wexford.
Bride Mary Josephine, 2nd dau. of Daniel O'Connell
MacSwiny, Esq., of Drumquinagh, co. Kerry, who
d. 1853, by Statia Anster, who d. 1853, dau. of the late
Martin John Farrell, Esq., of Burreen, co. Cork ; m.
1886 Kichard Francis Spring, Esq., of Polehore, a
J.P.for CO. Wexford, whod. 1913, leaving, with other
issue, an only son, *Richard Fredrick, educated at
Downside Coll. and at Fort Augustus ; b. 1889. —
Polehore, near Wexford.


Florence Caroline, only dau. of the Eight Hon.
Sir Frank Cavendish Lascelles, G.C.B., G. C.M.G. ,
G.C.V.O., by Mary Emma, who d. 1897, dau. of the late
Sir Joseph Francis Olliffe ; m. 1904 the Right Hon.
Sir Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O.,
LL.D., who was formerly a Clerk in the War OfiSce
and in the Foreign Office ; Precis Writer to the Sec-
retary of State for Foreign Affairs (the Earl of
Eosebery) in 1886 ; Secretary of Embassy at Wash-
ington 1893-5 and at Berlin ) 895-7 ; Secretary of
Legation at Teheran 1898-1900 ; British Com-
missioner on the Egyptian Caisse de la Dette
Publique 1901; Secretary of Embassy at St. Peters-
burg 1903-4 and Councillor to the Embassy there
1904-6 ; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Pleni-
potentiary to Persia, and H.M.'s Consul Gen. for the
Dominions of Persia, 1906-8 ; Envoy Extraordi-
nary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Sweden 1908-
12, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipoten-
tiary at Washington 1913-18, who had the Grand
Cordon of the Order of the Medjidie, and the Order of
the Polar Star of Sweden, and who was cr. K.C.M.G.
1906, G.C.V.O. 1908, G.C.M.G. 1916, and d. 1918.

SPRING-RICE. See Monteagle, Lord.

SPROSTON, Samuel, Esq., of Sproston Wood,
Wrenbury, Cheshire.
Eldest son of the Rev. Samuel Thomas Sproston, of
Sproston Wood, who d. 1895, by Frances Maria, who
d. 1901, dau. of the late Eev. George Sproston, Vicar
of Trimdon, Durham; fc. 1848 ; ?«. 1878 Laura Helen,
dau. of the late Charles Twyford, Esq., of Southamp-
ton, and has, with other issue, a son, * Samuel, was
temp. Lieut. 11th (Service) Batt. E. Warwickshire
Eegt. Jan.-June 1915 ; b. 1879 ; m. 1905 Mary Annette,
3rd dau. of Sir Humphrey de TraCtord, 2nd Bart.
Mr. Sproston, who was educated at Shrewsbury School
and at Magdalene Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1871), was
formerly a Clergyman and Vicar of Winterbourne
Down, Gloucestershire. — Residence : 7, St. Aubyn's,
Hove, Sussex.

Garnkirk, Lanarkshire : and of Stravithie,
Fifeshire.— Cr. 1918.

Only son of Alexander Sprot, the younger, Esq., o£
Garnkirk, who d. 1854 (by Kachel Jane, dau. of the
late Peter Cleghorn, Esq., of Stravithie), and grandson
of the late Mark Sprot, Esq , J.P. and D.L., of Garn-
kirk ; b. 1853 ; s. his grandfather at Garnkirk 1870 ;
TO. 1879 Ethel Florence, dau. of Deputy Surgeon-Gen.
Edward Courtenay Thorp, M.D., and has, with other
issue, » Ethel Grace, m. 1904 Lieut.-Col. Hereward
Sadler, 6th Dragoon Guards (The Carabiniers), who
has the French Croix de Guerre, and has, \yith
other issue, a son, * Alexander Hereward Dupre, b.
1910. Sir Alexander Sprot, who was educated at
Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1874),
and inherited Stravithie on the death, 1895, of his
uncle, Hugh Francis Clarke Cleghorn, Esq., M.D.,
LL.D., is Brevet-Col. ret., late Comm. 6th Dragoon
Guards (The Carabiniers), and a J.P. for Lanarkshire
and for Fifeshire ; was an Administrative Com-
mandant 1915-18 ; elected M.P. for the E. Div. of
Fife 1918 ; has the French Croix de Guerre.— Gant-
kirk House, near Glasgow, N.B. ; Stravithie R.S.O.,
Fife ; Carlton Club, s.w. ; New Club, Edinburgh.

SPROT, Major Maek, of Riddell, Roxburgh-
Eldest son of Lieut-Gen. John Sprot, J.P. and D.L.,
Col. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, of Riddell,
who d. 1907, by his 2nd wife Cecilia Elizabeth, who
d. 1884, eldest dau. of the late Rev. William Blake
Doveton, M.A., Vicar of Corston, Somerset; i. 1881 ;
m. 1909 Meliora, elder dau, of Sir John Adam Hay,
9th Bart., of Haystoun, Peeblesshire, and has, with
other issue, a son, * John, b. 1911. Major Sprot, who
was educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and was
formerly Lieut. R.Scots Greys, and subsequently Capt.
and Adjutant Lothians and Border Horse Yeo., is a
J.P. and C.C. for Roxburghshire, Capt. E. Scots
Greys, Special Reserve, and Major ret., late temp.
Major Lothians and Border Horse Yeo.— Riddell,
Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire ; White's Club, s.w. ; New
Club, Edinburgh.

SPROTT, Sir Fkbdekick Laweencb, Knt. —
Cr. 1914.
Youngest son of James Sprott, Esq., of Shrewsbury,
who d. 1880, by Esther, who d. 1912, 2nd dau. of the
late Henry Hatch, Esq., of London ; b. 1863 ; m. 1888
Amy, 3rd dau. of the late Brigade-Surgeon Henry
WiUiam Graham, of Barnes. Sir Frederick Sprott,
who was educated at Shrewsbury School and at the R.
Indian Engineering Coll., Coopers Hill, and entered
the Indian Public Works Department 1884, has been
Chairman of the Bombay Port Trust since 1910. —
Malakoff Lodge, Mount Pleasant Road, Bombay,

SPUNNER. See White- Spunner.

SPURGEON, Sir Aethuk, Knt.— Ci-. 1918.

Elder son of William Spurgeon, Esq., of Norwich,
who d. 1913 ; b. 1861 ; m. 1894 Mary, dau. of the late
Edward Hoyle Eochdale, Esq. Sir Arthur Spurgeon,
who was educated at Carrow School and privately, I
was Managing Editor of the Loioestoft Weekh Press
1885 91 and of the National Press Agency 1894-1905,
and is a J.P. and Income Tax Commissioner for
Surrey ; Managing Director of the House of Cassell ;
a Director of Letts Diaries Ltd., and Chairman of
the Sun Engraving Co. Ltd., and of the Wi'xlem
Daily Mercury, Plymouth.— Grc(?>J Garth, Pur ley,
Surrey ; Reform Club, s.w. ; La Belle Sauvage, e.oJ




SPURRELL, Lieut-Col. Robert John, of
Glandyfi Castle, Cardiganshire.

Elder sou of Daniel Spurrell, Escj., of Bessingham
Manor, Norfolk, who d' 1906, by Sarah Frances, who
d. lOOC, dau. of the late Robert Copeman, Esq., of
Itringham, Norfolk ; b. 1855 ; m. 1893 Mary Maude,
younger dau. of Major-Gen. James Lawtie Fagan,
u.s.l. Indian Army. Lieut. -Col. Spurrell, who was
educated at Ipswich and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge,
and served in the 4th Hussars, 3rd Dragoon Guards,
and 5th Lancers, is an Hon. Lieut-Col. in the Army,
Major ret. pay, and Lord of the Manor of Billockby,
Norfolk ; was temp. Lieut. -Col. Comm. 13th (Service)
Batt. R. Sussex Regt. 1915-16, and a Comraandanton
the Lines of Communications 19J 6-17 . — Olandyji
Castle, Cardiganshire , Billockby, Norfolk ; Caralry
Club, w.

SQUIRE, Sir Peter Wyatt, Knt.— Cr. 1918.

Younger son of Peter Squire, Esq., of Regent's Park,
London, who d. 1884. by Mary Christiana, who. d.
189 1 , only dau. of the late Alexander Balmanno, Esq ;
b. 1847 ; m. 1879 Mabel Jane, younger dau. of the
late Alexander Bramwell Bremner, Esq., of 13, Lewis
Crescent, Brighton. Sir Peter Squire, who was edu
eated at King's Coll. School (F.L.S., F.C.S., M.K.I.),
has been Chemist to the Royal Family for over 50
yeurs. — The Byepeck, Sheppertwi, Middlesex.

SQUIRE. See Hutton- Squire.

STABLE, Daniel Wintringham, Esq., of Plas
Llwyn Owen, Montgomeryshire.
Eldest son of Robert Scott Stable, Esq., of Wanstead,
Fssex, who d. 1890, by Katherine Barrett, who d.
1891, dau. of the late Major Wintringham Loscombe,
18th E. Irish Regt.; b. 1856; m. 1884 Gertrude
Mary, dau. of George Still Law, Esq., M.A., Barrister-
at-Law, of Kensington, and has, with a dau.. an only
surviving son, * Wintringham Norton, M.C., Capt.
Montgomeryshire Yeo. ; called to the Bar at the Middle
Temple 1913 ; educated at Winchester and at Ch. Oh.,
Oxford (B.A. 1912) ; b. 1888 ; m. 1916 Lucie Haden,
dau. of the late Francis Ford Freeman, Esq., of Tavis-
tock, and widow of Richard Bayly Murphy, Esq. Mr.
Stable, who was educated at Guildford and at London
Univ. (LL.B. ) admitted a Solicitor 1878, and called to
the Bar at the Middle Temple 1901, is a Magistrate
for Montgomeryshire and was High Sheriff 1905. —
Plas Lhoyn Owen, Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire ,-
Hully Lodge, Wanstead, Essex: Junior Carlton, and
li. .iutomobile Clubs, s.w.

ST.\CE, Henry Watson, Esq., of Killinure,
CO. Westmeath.

Eldest son of Lieut.-Col. Edward Vincent Stace, C.B.,
of Killinure, who d. 1903, by Amy Mary, dau. of the
late Rev. George Augustus Frederick Watson, Chaplain
H.E.I.C.S. ; b. 1877. Mr. Stace, who was educated at
the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, was formerly a Lieut.
Indian Staff Corps.

+ STACK, Major (temp. Major-Gen.) Sir Lee
Oliver Fitz Maurice, K.B.E., C.M.G.—
Cr. 1918.

B. 1868. Sir Lee Stack is Major Reserve of Officers,
late Border Regt., and temp. Major-Gen. in the Army ;
was Civil Secretary to the Sudan Government 1909 ;
appointed Acting Governor-Gen. of the Sudan and
Sirdar of the Egyptian Army 1916 ; has the Orders
of the Nile, 1st Class, and the Osmanieh, 4th Class.
— Cairo; Tlie Palace, Khartoum.

STACK, the Rev. Thomas Lindsay Fitz-
George, of Mullagbmore, and Knockamoe,
CO. Tyrone.
Eldest son of George Hall Stack, Esq., of MuUaghmore,
who d. 1897, by Mary, who d. 1880, eldest dau. of the
late Sir Richard John Theodore Orpen, of Ardtully,
CO. Kerry ; b. 1847 ; m. 1st 1874 Nannie Marcia, who
d. 1888, eldest dau. of the late Rev. Mongo Neville
Thompson, of Carndonagh, co. Donegal ; '2ndly 1905
Elizabeth Sydney, younger dau. of the late John
Rogers, Esq., of Flora Villa, Belturbet, co. Cavan, and
has, with other issue, a son, "'George Hall, Capt. and
Acting Lieut.-Col. E.A.M.C. ; educated at Trinity Coll.,
DubUn (M.B. and B.Ch. 1907) ; b. 1880 ; m. 1914
Elizabeth Olivia, eldest dau. of William Jeffcott, Esq.,
of Clonard, KiUiney, co. Dublin. Mr. Stack, who was
educated at Raphoe R. School and at Trinity Coll.,
DuWin (B.A. 1869, M.A. 1873, B.D. 1888), and wag
formerly Scholar and Senior Moderator of Trinity
Coll., is Rector of Langfield, co. Tyrone. — Residence :
Langfield Rectory, Drumquin, co. Tyrone.

STACPOOLE, the Duke de, of Mount Hazel,
CO. Galway ; and of Tobertynan, co. Meath.
George, only son of George Stanislaus, 3rd Duke de
Stacpoole, who d. 1896, by Maria, who d. 1872, dau.
of the late Thomas Dunn, Esq., of Bath House, North-
umberland ; b. 1860 ; "i. 1883 Pauline, only child of
the late Edward Francis MacEvoy, Esq., of Toberty-
nan, by Eliza Teresa, who d. 1904, only child of the
late Andrew Browne, Esq., of Mount Hazel, and has,
with other issue, a son, '*George Mary Edward Joseph
Patrick, a J. P. for co. Galway and Capt. ret., late 3rd
Batt. Connaught Rangers ; b. 1886 ; m. 1915 Eileen
Constance, only dau. of the late James Palmer, Esq.,
of Glenlo Abbey, co. Galway, and has, with other issue,
a son, * George Geoffrey Robert Edward, b. 1917.
The Duke de Stacpoole. who was educated at Beaumont
Coll., Old Windsor, and was formerly Lieut. 3rd Batt.
Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regt., is a Magis-
trate for co. flalway. — Mount Hazel, Woodlawn, co.
Galway; Tobertynan, Enfield, co.Mcath; St. James's
Club, w. ; County Club, Galway.

STACPOOLE, Richard John, Esq., of Eden
Vale, CO. Clare.
Elder son of Richard Stacpoole, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,
of Eden Vale (High Sheriff ofco. Clare 1864), whod.
1891, by Alice Julia, who d. 1907, youngest dau. of
the late John Westropp, Esq., of Attyflin, oo. Limerick ;
b. 1870 ; m. 1894 Norah Isabella, only dau. of Robert
Hume Crowe, Esq., of Toonagh, co. Clare, and has,
with a dau., a son, *Richard Hassard, M.C., Lieut.
B.A. ; educated at the R. Mil. Academy, Woolwich ;
b. 1896. Mr. Stacpoole is a J.P. and D L. for co. Clare
(High Sheriff 1894) ; late Lieut. Clare Art. S. Div.
B.A.— Eden Vale, Ennis, co. Clare.

STAFFORD, Lord (Francis Edward Fitz-
herbert-Stafford, D.S.O.).— Cr. 1610.

Eldest son of Basil Thomas Fitzherbert, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., formerly of Swynnerton Park, who d. 1919, by
his 1st wife Emily Charlotte, who d. 1881, elder dau.
of the late Hon. "Edward Stafford-Jerningham (2nd
son of the 8th Lord) ; b. 1859 ; s. his maternal uncle
Fitzherbert Edward (Stafford-Jerningham), 11th Lord,
1913 ; m. 1903 Dorothy Hilda, 3rd dau. of the late
Albert Octavius Worthington, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Maple Hayes, Staffordshire. Lord Stafford, who as-

I sunied the additional surname of Stafford by royal

j license 1913, is a J.P. and D.L. for Staffordshire,
iSIajor and Hon. Lieut.-Col. ret., late old Batt. R.

I Lancaster Regt., previously Capt. and Hon. Major
Staffordshire Yeo. Cav., temp. Lieut.-Col. and Co.

' 1253



Commandant Staffordshire Vol. Eegt., and Patron of STAMER, Sir LovELACE, Bart. — Cr.


1 ]iving.—Swynnerton Park, Stone ; Stafford Castle,
Staffordshire ; Shifnal Matwr, Shropshire ; White's,
atid Orleans Clubs, s.w.

Heir Pres., his brother the Hon. Basil John ( Fitzherhert),
6. 1861.

STAFFORD, the Right Hon. Sir Thomas
(Joseph), Bart., C.B., of Rockingham, co.
Roscommon. — Cr. 1914.
Second son of John Stafford, Esq., J.P., of Portobello,
CO. Roscommon, who d. 187.3, by Eleanor, only dau. of
the late John Gilbert, Esq., of Melbourne ; h. 1857 ;
s. his elder son Capt. Edward Charles Stafford-King-
Harman, Irish Guards, of Rockingham, who was
killed in action, 1914 ; m. 1890 Frances Agnes, who ' "'"■' '"" '""

d. 1916, only dau. and heiress of the late Col. the
Right Hon. Edward Robert King-Harman, M.P., of STAMFORD

Eldest son of the Right Rev. Sir Lovelace Tomlinson
Stamer, 3rd Bart., D.D., formerly Bishop Suffragan of
Shrewsbury, by Ellen Isabel, only dau. of the late
Joseph Dent,Esq., of Ribston Hall, Yorkshire ; fe. 18.59;
s. 1908 ; m. 1909 Eva Mary, eldest dau. of Robert
Charles Otter, Esq., J. P., of Royston Manor, Notting-
hamshire, and Swiuton House, Yorkshire. Sir
Lovelace Stamer, who was educated at Harrow and
at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, is a Magistrate for
Staffordshire and for Shropshire, Major ret., late
16th Lancers, and Lieut.-Col. T.F. Reserve, late
Staffordshire Yeo. — Residence : Tunstall Hall
Market Drayton, Shropshire; Naval and Military
Club, w. ; Wifidliam Club, s.w.

Heir, liis son Lovelace Anthony, h. 1917.

Rockingham. Sir Thomas Stafford is a J.P. andD.L.
for CO. Roscommon (High Sheriff 1917), and was a
Commissioner of the Local Government Board, Ire-
land, 1898-1916.— fiocA;iB(/;tam, Boyle, co. Boscom-
num; Carlton Club, s.w.; Kildare Street Club,
Dublin ; B. St. George Yacht Club, Kingstown.

Heir, his sou Cecil WilHim Tfran-is, Capt. Kina's R. Rifle

Corps ; was on the roll for High Sheriff of co. Roscommon

for 1918 ; b. 1896 ; m. 1917 Sarah Beatrice, voungeft dau.

of Lieut Ool. Alfrcl Dylte Acland, J.P., of Digswell House,

Hertfordshire, and has 2 daua.

Earl of (RoGEE Geey).— Cr.

STAFFORD. See O'Brien, of Blatherwycke.




STAIR, Earl of (John James Dalbymple). —
Cr. 1703.
Only son of John HewNorth Gustave Henry Hamilton,
11th Earl, by Susan Harriet (whom he div. 1905 and
who m. 2ndly 1905 Sir Neil James Menzies, 8th and
last Bart., who d. 1910), eldest dau. of Sir James
Grant-Suttie, 6th Bart.; h. 1879; s. 1914; m. 1904
Violet Evelyn, only dau. of Col. Frederick Henry
Harford, formerly Scots Guards, of Down Place,
Berkshire. The Earl of Stair, who was educated at
Harrow and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and sits
in the House of Lords as Lord Oxenfoord, U.K.
(cr. 1841), was M.P. for Wigtownshire 1906-14, and
is a J.P. and D.L. for Wigtownshire, Brigadier E. Co.
of Archera (King's Body Guard for Scotland), and
Major Scots Guards.— Locfetmcfe, Castle Kennedy,
Wigtownshire ; Oxenfoord Castle, Dalkeith, Mid-
lothian ; Carlton, and Guards' Clubs, s.w. ; 17,
Eaton Square, s.w.

Heir, his son John Aymer, Viscount Diilrymple, b. 1906.

STALE RIDGE, Lord (Hugh Gkosvenob,

M.C.).— Cr. 1886.
Eldest son of Richard de Aquila, 1st Lord, P.O., by
his 2nd wife Eleanor Frances Beatrice Hamilton, who
d. 1911, younger dau. of the late Robert Hamilton-
Stubber, Esq., of Moyne, Queen's Co. ; 6. 1880 ; s.
1912 ; m. 1903 Gladys Elizabeth, youngest dau. of the
late Brinsley de Courey Nixon, Esq. Lord Stalbridge,
who was educated at Eton, and was formerly Lieut.
14th Hussars, is a J.P. and C.C. for Dorsetshire, and
Lieut. Northampionshire Yeo. — Motcombe House,
SImftesbury ; Cavalry Club, w.

Heir,his sou Hugh Rauie, '.. 1904.




Only son of William, 9th Earl, by (Elizabeth Louisa)
Penelope, 3rd dau. of the Rev. Charles Theobald,
Rector of Lasham, Hampshire, Rural Dean of Alton,
and Hon. Canon of Winchester ; 6. 1S96 ; s. 1910.
Educated at Eton ; is a Magistrate for Cheshire,
Lieut. T.F. Reserve and Patron of 2 livings; was
Hon. Attache at Berne 1918-19.— X>?(n7uiTO Massy
Hall, Altrincliam.

STAMFORDHAM, Lord (Aethue John
BiGGE, G.C.B., G.C.I.E., G.C.V.O.,
K.C.S.L, K.C.M.G., P.O., I.S.O.).— Cr.
Third son of the Rev. John Frederic Bigge, Vicar of
Stamfordham, Northumberland, who d. 1885, by j
Caroline Mary, who d. 1901, only dau. of the late 1
Nathaniel Ellison, Esq., Commissioner of Bankruptcy, '(
of Newcastle-on-Tyne ; b. 1849 ; m. 1881 Constance,
2nd dau. of the late Rev. William Frederick Neville, 1
and has 2 daus. Lord Stamfordham is an Hon. D.C.L.
Durham (1906), and a Lieut.-Col. ret. R.A.. was |
Equerry in Ordinary to H.M. Queen Victoria 1881- '!
1901, Private Secretary 1895-1901, an Extra Equerry >
to H.M. King Edward VII. 1901-10, and Private i
Secretary to King George V. (then Prince of Wales)
1901-10, and has been Private Secretary and an Extra
Equen7 to H.M. since 1910 ; has the Grand Cordon
of the Order of the Redeemer of Greece and the
Prussian Orders of the Crown, 1st Class, and the Red :
Eagle, 1st Class. — Winchester Tower, Windsor i
Castle; United Service,a)idMarlborotigh Clubs, s.w.;
Colour Court, St. James's Palace, s.w. j

STANCLIFFE, Mrs., of Sutton, Cheshire.
Susannah, 2nd dau. of the late Thomas Adshead,
Esq., of Macclesfield, Cheshire ; m. 1865 Lieut.-Col
William Waltham Stancliffe, of Sutton, a J.P, foi
Cheshire, and Major and Hon. Lieut.-Col. late 5tl
Cheshire Rifle Vols., V.D.,who d. 1917, leaving, w'"
other issue, a son, * Percy {whom see).—Sutt
Macclesfield, Cheshire.

STANCLIFFE, Percy, Esq., of Sion Hill,

Elder son of Lieut.-Col. William Waltham Stancliffe,)
J. P., of Sutton, Cheshire, who d. 1917, by Susannah,!
2nd dau. of the late Thomas Adshead, Esq., of
Macclesfield ; b. 1867 ; m. 1894 Ethel Annie Rowland,!
dau. of the late George Hall Schofield, E

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