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of the late Eight Hon. Sir
John Eldon Gorst, K.C., of Palterton Hall, Derbyshire,
and of The Manor House, Castle Combe, Wilts ; b.
1905 ; s. Idl9.— Sledmere Hall, Malton, Yorkshire :
9, Buckingham Gate, s.w.

Heir /■/•« , his brother Christopher Hugh, b. 1907.

SYKES, Lieut-Col. Sir Alan John, Bart.—
Cr. 1917.

Younger son of Thomas Jlardcastle Sykes, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Cringle House, Cheshire, who d. 1901




by his 1st wife Mary, who d. 1875, eldest dau. of the
late John Piatt, Esq., M.P., of Werneth Park, Lanca-
shire ; b. 1868. Sir Alan Sykes, who was educated
at Rugby and at Oriel Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1889, M.A.
1897), is a J. P. and D.L. for Cheshire ; Lieut.-Col.
late Coram. 6th Batt. Cheshire Eegt., V.D. ; Group
Commandant Cheshire Vol. Regt. ; Chairman of
the Directors of the Bleachers' Association Ltd.
and a Director of the Alliance Mortgage Co. Ltd.
and of Colwyn Bay and PwUycrochan Estate Co.
Ltd. ; was Mayor of Stockport 1910-11 ; has sat as
M.P. for the Knutsford Div. of Cheshire since Jan.
1910.— South Vietv, Clicadlc, Cheshire: Carlton,
Junior Carlton, and R. Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; Con-
stitutiojial, and Union Clubs, Manclwster ; Grosvenor
Club, Chester ; 2, Down Street, Piccadilly, w.

SYKES, Sir John Chaeles Gabriel, K.C.B.
— Cr. 1919.

Eldest son of John Sykes, Esq., of the Education
Department, who d. 1894, by Mary, who d. 1910,
eldest dau. of the late Charles Baker, Esq., of Don-
caster; b. 1869; m. 1st 1898 Maud, who d. 1914,
eldest dau. of Cyrus Faulkner Dobell, Esq., of Whitt-
ington Court, Gloucestershire ; 2ndly 1916 Ethel
Mary, youngest dau. of the late Ven. Archdeacon
John Frederick LLoyd, of Auckland, New Zealand,
and widow of Walter Duffield Dobell, Esq. Sir John
Sykes, who was educated at Winchester and at New
Coll., O-xford (B.A. 1892, M.A. 1895), and entered
the Education Department 1893, was a Governor of
the Imp. Coll. of Science and Technology 1907-17,
and has been Assistant Secretary Board of Educa-
tion since 1SU4, and Secretary of the Central Control
Board (Liquor Traffic) since 1915 ; is Joint Editor
of " The Law of Public Education in England and
Wales." — Athenceum, and Oxford and Cambridge
Clubs, s.w. ; 38, Grosvenor Road, s.w.

SYKES, Major-Gen. Sir Frederick Hugh,
K.C.B., C.M.G.-Cr. 1919.

Sen of Henry Sykes, Esq., of Addiscombe, who d.
1879; b. 1877. Sir Frederick Sykes is Capt. and
Brevet Col. lath Hussars, Major-Gen. ret. R.A.F. and
a Comm. of the Belgian Order of Leopold ; has the
Cross of the Legion of Honour ; was a Gen. Staff
Officer, War Office, 1911-12 ; Comm. Mil. Wing, B.
Flying Corps, 1912-14 ; temp. Col. K.M. and Wing
Capt R. Naval Air Service 1915-16 ; A.A.G. at the
War Office 1916-17 ; Deputy Director (temp. Briga-
dier-Gen.) 1917 ; Brigadier-Gen. Gen. Staff, Supreme
War Council, Versailles, 1917-18 and Chief of the Air
Staff, with the temp, rank of Major-Gen., and a
Member of the Air Council 1918-19 ; appointed
Controller-Gen. of Civil Aviation and a Member of
the Air Council 1919. — United Service Club, s.w.

SYKES, Lieut.-Col. Sir Percy Molesworth,
K.C.I.E., C.M.G.— Cr. 1915.

Only son of the Rev. William Sykes, C.F., and Hon.
Chaplain to H.M. Queen Victoria, who d. 1893,
by Mary, who d. 1918, eldest dau. of the late Capt.
Anthony Oliver Molesworth, R.A. ; b. 1867 ; m. 1902
Evelyn, eldest dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. Bruce
Outram Seton, R.E. Sir Percy Sykes, who was
educated at Rugby and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sand-
hurst, is Lieut.-Col. u.s.l. Indian Army and the Author
i of 'Ten Thousand Miles in Persia,' ' The Glory of
the Shia World,' and ' History of Persia ' ; was
formerly Capt. 2nd Dragoon Guards and Lieut. 16th
Lancers ; British Consul for Kerman and Persian
Baluchistan 1894-1905 ; Assistant Commissioner for
the delimitation of the Perso-Baluch Frontier

1896 ; British Consul-Gen. and Agent to the Govern-
ment of India in Khorasan 1905-13 : in charge of
Interpreters 3rd (Lahore) Div. 1914 and temp.
Consul-Gen., Kashgar, 1915 ; appointed Inspector
Gen. S. Persia Mil. Police, with the temp, rank of
Brigadier Gen., 1916. — Elcombs, Lyndhurst, Hamp-
shire ; Athencexim, and R. Societies' Clubs, s.w.

SYKES, Sir Charles, K.B.E.— Cr. 1918.

Youngest son of Benjamin Sykes, Esq., of Lepton,
near Huddersfield, who d. 1902, by Rachel, who
d. 1903, dau. of the late Richard Carter, Esq., of
Kirburton, near Huddersfield; b. 1867; m. 1892
Mary, youngest dau. of the late Benjamin Newsome,
Esq., of Huddersfield. Sir Charles Sykes. who was
educated privately, was a woollen manufacturer for
several years and partner in the firm of Messrs.
John Crowther and Sons, Union Mills, Milnsbridge,
Huddersfield, until Jan. 1917 ; is Director of Wool
Textile Production and Chairman of the Board of
Control of the Worsted and Woollen Trades ; elected
M.P. for Huddersfield 191S.—Broo7>ilield, Fixby,
Hudders/ielfl ; National Liberal Cluh, s.w. ; Union,
and Liberal Clubs, Bradford; West Riding Club,
Leeds; Liberal Club, Huddersfield; 22, Ryder
Street, St. James's, s.w.

SYKES, Arthur Henry, Esq., of Lydbam
Manor, and Roveries Hall, Shropshire.
Fifth son of Richard Sykes, Esq., of Edgeley House,
Cheshire, who d. 1876, by Jane, eldest dau. of the late
Thomas Hardcastle, Esq., of BoUon-le-Moors, Lanca-
shire ; 6. 1841 ; m. 1868 Harriett Ehzabeth, eldest
dau. of the late Thomas Lever Rushton, Esq., of
Bolton-le-Moors, and has, with other issue, an only
son, * Herbert Rushton (Lydham Manor, Bishop's
Castle), Major Montgomeryshire Yeo., previously
Lieut. 4th Vol. Batt. Cheshire Regt. ; educated at
Rugby and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1893, M.A.
1897) ; b. 1870 ; m. 1905 the Hon. Constance Harriet
Georgiana Foster-Skeffington, 3rd dau. of the 11th
Viscount Massereene and Ferrard, and has, with
other issue, a son, *Arthur Patrick, b. 1906. Mr.
Sykes, who was educated at Rugby, is a J.P. and
D.L. for Cheshire, a J.P. for Shropshire, Lord of the
Manor of Lydham, and Patron of 1 living. — Roveries
Hall, Church Stoke, Montgomeryshire; Junior
Carlton Club, s.w.

SYKES, Mrs., of Brookfield, Cheshire.

Beatrice Caroline, 2nd dau. of George William
Mould, Esq., of Cheadle, Cheshire, by Caroline, who
d. 1882, 4th dau. of the late Ven. Edward Wool-
nough, Archdeacon of Chester, and Rector of North-
enden, Cheshire; m. 1892 Frank Sykes, Esq., of
Brookfield, a J.P. for Cheshire, who d.s.p. 1917.—
Brookfield, Cheadle, Clieshire: Borrobol, Kinbrace,

SYKES, Mrs., M.B.E., of Croes Howell, Den-

Mary Louisa, eldest dau. of George March, Esq., of
Thorner, Yorkshire, by Louisa, who d. 1885, dau. of
the late William Thompson, Esq., of Wakefield, York-
shire; 7n. 1882 John Thorley Sykes, Esq., of Croes
Howell, a J.P. for Denbighshire, who d. 1908, leaving
2 daus., Gladys and Olive. — Croes Howell, Rossett,
Wrc.vham, Denbighshire.

SYKES, Mrs., of West-Ella, Yorkshire.

Rose Babington, 2nd dau. of John Saunders Gilliat,
Esq., of Chorleywood Cedars, Hertfordshire, who d.
1912 by Louisa Ann Fanny, who d. 1914, youngest
' ' ■ 4 1297




dau. of the late Matthew Babington, Esq., of Rothley I
Temple, Leicestershire ; m. 1884 Charles Percy Sykes.
Esq., of West-Ella, Patron of West-Ella, late Lieut.
Yorkshire Art. W. Div. R.A., who d. 1899, leaving, with
other issue, a son, * Claud Alfred Victor, Capt. ret.,
■ late Grenadier Guards, Special Reserve; previously
Lieut. Grenadier Guards; was A.D.C. to the Viceroy
of India 1916-17; educated at the E. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst; b. 1887; m. 1st 1909 Evelyn Catherine,
who d. 1909, elder dau. of the late James Dalison
Alexander, Esq., of Oak Bank, Kent ; 2ndly 1917 Lois,
2nd dau. of Henry Wyndham Jefferson, Esq., of
Berkeley Square, W.— West-Ella, Hull.

SYM, Major-Gen. Sir John Muneo, K.C.B. —
Cr. 1908.

Only son of the Rev. John Sym, of Free Greytriars
Church, Edinburgh, who d. 1855, by Catharine Glass-
furd, who (I 1886, only dau. of the late Lieut.-Col.
John Munro, H.E.LC.S.; 6. 1839; m. 1870 Ehza
d'Oyley Vincent, only dau. of the late Major Hugh
Bees James, C.B., Indian Staff Corps. Sir .John Sym,
who was educated at the High School, Edinburgh, and
at Edinburgh Univ., is a Major-Gen. u.s.l. Indian
Army and Col. 5th Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force),
Indian Army.— 4, Belgrave Place, Edinburgh ; New
Club, Edinburgh.


SYMES-THOMPSON, Mrs., of Finmere House,
Elizabeth (Lilla), younger dau. of the Rev. Henry
George Watkins, Vicar of St. John's, Potters Bar, who
d. 1889, by Sarah Lea, who d. 1885, elder dau. of the
late Charles Pritchett Bousfield.Esq.; m.l872 Edmund
Symes-Thompson, Esq., of Finmere House, M.D. Lon-
don 1860 and F.R.C.P. 1868 who d. 1906, and has,
with 2 other sons and 2 daus., * Henry Edmund,
Physician to the R. Chest Hospital; educated at
Winchester and at Christ's Coll., Cambridge (B.A.
1894, M.A. 1898, M.D. 1903, M.R.C.S. 1900, M.R.C.P.
1903) ; b. 1873 ; m. 1910 Caroline Ada Chute, youngest
dau. of the Rev. Richard John Tacon, M.A., J.P., of
Mansion House, Eye, Suffolk, Rector of Rollesby,
Norfolk, and has, with other issue, a son, * Richard
Edmund, 6. 1912. — Finmere House, near Bucking-
ham ; 33, Cavendish Square, w.

SYMON, Sir Josiah Henry, K.C.M.G., KG.
— Cr. 1901.

Son of the late James Symon, Esq., of Stirling, Scot-
land, by Elizabeth, dau. of the late Josiah Sutherland,
Esq., of Wick, Scotland ; b. 1846 ; m. 1881 Mary
Eleanor,dau. of Charles Tobin Cowle, Esq., of Adelaide,
S. Australia. Sir Josiah Symon, who was educated at
Stirling High School and at Edinburgh, called to the
Bar at Adelaide 1871, and appointed a Q.C. 1881, was
formerly Attorney-Gen. of S. Australia, Chairman of
the Judiciary Committee of the Australian Federal
Convention, President of the S. AustraUan Law
Society, Senior Senator for S. Austraha in the
Commonwealth Parliament and Attorney-Gen. of
the Commonwealth 1904-5, and is a Member of the
Council of the Society of Comparative Legislation. —
Manoah, Upper Sturt, South Australia ; Selma,
Fitzroy, Adelaide ; Adelaide Club, Adelaide.

SYMONDS, Cajjt. Frederick Cleave

LODEE-, of Hinton Manor, Berks.

Eldest son of James Frederick Syraonds, Esq., J. P., of

Okeleigh, Hereford, who d. 1911, by Mary Elizabeth,

whod. 1889, dau. of the late John Cleave, Esq., of


Hereford ; b. 1846 ; m. 1873 Elizabeth Isabel Emily,
who d. 1917, dau. of the late Capt. John Parland,
formerly Russian Imperial Guard, and has, with
other issue, a son, * Frederick Parland, C.M.G., Capt.
R.N. ; b. 1876 ; m. 1907 Marion Theresa, only dau.
of Col. John George Yule Wilson, formerly Army Ser-
vice Corps. Capt. Loder-Symonds, who was in the
R.A., and inherited this property from John Loder-
Symonds, Esq., in 1875, when he took the prefix sur-
name of Loder by royal license, is a J.P. and C. Aid.
for Berks, and Patron of Hinton Waldrist.— ilmtoit
Maxtor, Faringdon ; Army and Navy, and R. Automo-
bile Clubs, s.w.

SYMONDS, Miss, of Pengethly, Hereford-
Caroline Elizabeth, only dau. and heiress of Thomas
Powell Symonds, Esq., J.P., D.L., of Pengethly, who
d. 1876, by Anna, 3rd dau. of the late Rev. Peter Cotes,
Rector of Litchfield, Hants. — Pengethly, near Ross.

-t-S"XMONS, Sir Robert Fox, K.B.E.,
M.R.C.S., L.E.C.P.-Cr. 1918.

Son of F. S. Symons, Esq., of Cornwall ; b. 1870 ;
m. 1901 Maude, dau. of the late Joseph Calverley,
Esq. Sir Robert Symons, who was educated at
St. Thomas's Hospital (M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. 1894,
D.P.H. Ireland 19ul), was formerly House Surgeon
St. Thomas's Hospital ; Inspector-Gen. of Hospitals,
Transvaal, 1903-4, and M.L.C. Transvaal; is Head
of the Auxiliary Hospitals Department, British Red
Cross Society and Order of St. John of Jerusalem ;
Medical Adviser to the High Commissioner of the
Union of S. Africa ; a J.P. for the Transvaal and a
Knight of Grace of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.
— 95, Cromwell Road, S. Kensington, s.w. ; Savile
Club, w.

SYMONS, Heugh Southwell, Esq., of Hatt,
Youngest son of William Symons, Esq., of Hatt, who
d. 1883, by Caroline Anne Southwell, who d. 1880,
dau. of the late William Curtis, Esq., of Plymouth ;
b. 1853 ; m. 1st 1883 EUen Eliza, who d. 1886, 2nd
dau. of Arthur Pilleau, Esq., of Clifton ; 2ndly 1889
Leonie Van Overbeke, L.K.Q.C.P.I., L.M., a Doctor
of Medicine, who d. 1912 ; Srdly 1915 Annie E., only
dau. of J. S. Smith, Esq., of Edinburgh, and had a
son, Hubert, Major R.A. ; b. 1884 ; m. 1912 Mary
Beatrice Erskine, 3rd dau. of Henry Tanner Fer-
•guson, Esq., of Wolleigh, Devonshire, and d. (of
wounds received in action) 1918, leaving, with other
issue, a son, *Peter Nicholas, 6. 1917. — Hatt, Cornwall.

SYMONS, Capt. Thomas Raymond, of The
Mynde Park, Herefordshire.

Only son of Thomas George Symons, Esq., of The
Mynde Park, who d. 1868, by his 2nd wife Mary
Hayley, youngest dau. of the late Rev. Thomas
Edward Allen, formerly a Chaplain on the Bengal
Establishment; 6. 1866; m. 1888 Margaret Ethel,
2nd dau. of Sir James Rankin, 1st Bart., M.P., of
Bryngwyn, Herefordshire, and has issue * Thomas
Edward Raymond, Capt. and Brevet Major Grenadier
Guards ; b. 1889. Capt. Symons, who was educated
at Eton, is a J.P. and D.L. for Herefordshire (High
Sheriff 1894), and Patron of Much Birch ; late Capt.
Imp. Yeo. in S. Africa, and Lieut. N. Somerset Imp.
Yeo., previously Lieut. R. Monmouthshire Engineer
Militia.— T/je Mynde Park, Hereford; How Capk
Orange, Boss, Herefordshire.

SYMONS. See Soltau- Symons.




^YNGE, Sir Francis Robert Millington,
Bart., of Lislee, eo. Cork.— Cr. 1801.
Elder son of Sir Robert Synge, 5th Bart., of Lislee,
by Ilia 2nd wife Laura, who d. 1882, dau. of the late
John Hart, Esq.; b. 1851; s. 1894; m. 1st 1876
Frances Elizabeth, who d. 1911, dau. of Robert
Evans, Esq., formerly of Rook Ferry, Cheshire ;
2ndly 1912 Fanny Cecil, dau. of the late Charles
Robert Wade-Gery, Esq., J.P., of Wornditch Hall,
Huntingdonshire. Sir Francis Synge is Major ret.
Prince of Wales's Vols. S. Lancashire Regt., and
was High Sheriff of King's Co. 1915.— Residence :
Syngcfield, Birr, King's Co.

Unr, his son Roliert Milliugtou, h. 1877.

SYNGE, Edward Elliott, Esq., of Glanmore
Castle, CO. Wicklow.

Second son of the Rev. Alexander Hamilton Synge,
of Newtown Hamilton, co. Armagh, Vicar of St.
Peter's, Ipswich, who d. 1872, by Eugenia Money, who
d. 1909, dau. of the late Rev. Prebendary Edward
Bishop Elliott, of Brighton ; h. 1868 ; s. Mrs. Editha
Jane Webber- Gardiner, widow of his uncle Francis
Synge, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Glanmore Castle,
1919 ; m. 1893 Nanna Sabrina, eldest dau. of the
late Hoit Charles Stevens, Esq., M.D., of Roanoke,
Virginia, U.S.A. Mr. Synge, who was educated at
Monkton Combe and at Clare Coll., Cambridge,
was in business in U.S.A. 1890-1919.— Giamnore
Castle, Askford, co. Wicklow.

SYNGE, of Mount Callan. See Tottenham.

SYNNOT, of Ballymoyer, co. Armagh. See


SYNNOTT, Nicholas Joseph, Esq., of Furness,
CO. Kildare.

Eldest son of Thomas Synnott, Esq., of Innismore,
CO. Dublin, who d. 1887, by Catherine Maria, who d.
1862, dau. of Thomas Dunne, Esq. ; ft. 1856 ; m. 1891
Barbara, dau. of Joshua James MacEvoy-Netterville,
Esq., of Villa Rita, Biarritz, France, and has, with
other issue, a son, * Pierce Nicholas Netterville, ft.
1904. Mr. Synnott, who was educated at Stonyhurst
and at London Univ. (B.A. 1877), and called to the
Bar at the Middle Temple 1879, is a Magistrate
for CO. Kildare, and was High Sheriff 1905 ; appointed
a Member of the R. Irish Academy 1917 and Governor
of the Bank of Ireland 1918. — Furness, Naas, co.

SZLUMPER, Sir James Weeks, Knt.— Cr.
B. 1834 ; m. 1867 Mary, who d. 1914, dau. of the late
Mr. James Culliford, of Bristol. Sir James Szlumper
is a Civil Engineer, a J.P. and D.L. for Cardiganshire
(High Sheriff 1898), and a J.P. for Surrey, for Rich-
mond and for Aberystwith ; was Mayor of Richmond
1894, 1901, and 1905.— Glanteifi, Kew Gardens ; 17,
Victoria Street, s.w.

TAAFFE, Capt. George Joseph, of Smarmore
Castle, CO. Loutb ; and of Glenkeiran, co.

Eldest son of Stephen Taaffe, Esq., of Glenkeiran, who
d. 1894 (and grandson of the late George Taaffe, Esq.,
D.L., of Smarmore Castle), by Mary, dau. of the'late
Patrick Kelly, Esq. ; ft. 1866 ; m. 1895 Alice Catherine
Trevor, younger dau. of the late Boscawen Trevor
Griffith-Boscawen, Esq., of Trevalyn Hall, Denbigh-
shire, and has, with other issue, a son, *George Randal
Joseph, late Lieut. 3rd Batt. R. West Kent Regt. ; 6.
1897. Capt. Taaffe, who was educated at Stonyhurst
Coll., is a J.P. and D.L. for co. Louth (High Sheriff
1907), a J.P. for co. Meath, and an Hon. Capt. in the
Army ; late Capt. 3rd Batt. R. West Kent Regt. ; pre-
viously Capt. 4th Batt. King's Own R. Lancaster Regt.
— Smarmore Castle, near Ardee, co. Louth ; Glen-
keiran, Ardee, co. Louth.

TABOR, James, Esq., of The Lawn, Rochford,


Eldest son of James Albert Clement Tabor, Esq.,
J.P., of Great Baddow Lodge, Essex, who d. 1880, by
Catherine Agnes, 2nd dau. of the late Samuel Webb
Savill, Esq., of Boleyns, Essex; h. 1869, m. 1896
Margaret Ada Sophia, younger dau. of the late
Charles Albert Tabor, Esq., J. P.. of Sutton Hall,
Essex, and has, with other issue, a son, * James,
Lieut, ret., late Grenadier Guards, Special Reserve ;
educated at Eton ; ft. 1897. Mr. Tabor, who was ed-
ucated at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, is a
J.P.,D.L and Deputy Chairman of Quarter Sessions
for Essex (High Sheriff 1912), and Lord of the Manors

of Rochford Hall, Mucking Hall, and Little Stam-
bridge Hall. — The Lawn, Rochford, Essex ; Consti-
tutional Club, w.c.

TACON, Sir Thomas Henry, Knt., of The Red
House, Eye, Suffolk.— Cr. 1900.

Second son of Charles Tacon, Esq., of Mansion House,
Eye, Suffolk, who d. 1881, by Mary Ann, who d.
1855, dau. of the late Richard Girling, Esq., of Yox-
ford, Suffolk ; ft. 1838 ; m. 1868 Catharine Elizabeth,
eldest dau. of the late Robert Baker Orfor(5, Esq., of
Occold Hall, Suffolk, and has a dau., Maude Mary.
Sii- Thomas Tacon is a J.P., D.L., and a C.Ald. for
Suffolk (High Sheriff 1898), Deputy Chairman of the
Finance Committee of the E. Suffolk C.C, a J.P. for
Norfolk, a J.P. and Aid. of the Town Council for Eye
(Mayor 1893, 1894, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1914, 1915, and
1916), Governor of Eye Grammar School and Presi-
dent of Eye Vols.— T^ Red House, Eye.

TACON, the Rev. Richard John, of Mansion
House, Eye, Suffolk.

Youngest son of Charles Tacon, Esq., of Mansion
House, Eye, who d. 1881, by Mary Ann, who d.
1855, dau. of the late Richard Girling, Esq., of Yox-
ford, Suffolk; ft. 1846; m. 1878 Caroline Ballard,
only dau. of the late John Ballard Pitt, Esq., M.D.,
and has, with other issue, a son, * Richard Charles, a
Magistrate for Norfolk and temp. Lieut. R.A.S.C. ;
educated at Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cam-
bridge (B.A. 1905, M.A. 1912) ; 6. 1881. Mr. Tacon
was educated at C.C.C, Cambridge (B.A. 1870, M.A.
1873), and is a J.P. for Norfolk, Lord of the Manors




of Lovetofts and of Walcot, and Patron and Bector
of RoUeaby, Norfolk.— Jlfa»sio» House, Eye. Resi-
dence : Rollesby, Great Yarmouth.

TADDY, Mrs., of Caldecote, Bedfordshire.

Annie Frances, eldest dau. of Charles Samuel Lind-
sell, Esq., of Holme, Bedfordshire, who d. 1909, by
Annie, dau. of the late George Harding, Esq., of
Solihull, Warwickshire; to. 1883 Edward Glynn
Taddy, Esq., of Caldecote, who d. 1886, and has,
with other issue, * John Lionel, b. 1884. — Caldecote
Lodge, Biggleswade.

TAGAKT, Major-Gen. Sir Harold Arthur
Lewis, K.C.M.G., G.B., D.S.O., of North-
cote Manor, Devonshire. — Or. 1918.
Youngest son of Francis Tagart, Esq., F.L.S., F.R.G.S.,
J.P., of Old Sneed Park, Gloucestershire, who d. 1911,
Isabella Firmin Ongley, who d. 1903, youngest dau.
of the late Capt. Ongley Hopson, formerly 23rd Light
Dragoons ; b. 1870 ; to. 1st 1900 Lady Mary Stuart
Keppel, who d. 1906, 6th dau. of William Coutts,7th
Earl of Albemarle ; 2ndly 1908 Josephine Mary
Charlotte, 2nd dau. of the late Hubert Hibbert, Esq.
Sir Harold Tagart, who was educated at Eton and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge, is an Hon. Major-Gen. ret.
and a Comm. of the Legion of Honour, and was Bri-
gade Major 4th Cav. Brigade in S. Africa 1900-1 and
of Cav. at Aldershot 1901-2, D.A.A.G. Bengal 1904,
Brigade Major Meerut Cav. Brigade 1905-7, Lieut.-
Col. Comm. 15th Hussars 1911-14, temp. Brigadier-
Gen. B.E.F. 1914-15, temp. Major-Gen. 191.5-18 and
a D.A. and Q.M.G. 1916-18.— Northcote Manor,
Burrington, N. Devonshire ; Induna, Umvuma, S.
Rhodesia; Boodle's Club, s.w. ; Turf Club, w.

TAGGART, Sir James, K.B.E.— Or. 1918.

Youngest son of Charles Taggart, Esq., of Coldwells,
Inverurie, who d. 1856, by Margaret, dau. of the late
JohnBarnet, Esq.,of01dmeldrum; 6.1849; to. 1873
Eliza, dau. of the late George Reid, Esq., of School-
croft, Rothie Norman. Sir James Taggart, who was
educated at Inverurie and at Mechanics' Institution,
Aberdeen, is a J.P. and D.L. for Aberdeen ; a Granite
Merchant ; Chairman of the Aberdeen Munitions
Board of Management, of the National Shell Factory,
and of Robert Gordon's Coll., and Chairman and
President of the Deeside and Donside Association ;
was for 24 years a Town Councillor of Aberdeen and
has been Lord Provost of Aberdeen and Lord-Lieut,
of the Co. of the City of Aberdeen since l91i.-r-Ashley
Lodge, Aberdeen; Town House , Aberdeen.

TAILLON, the Hon. Sir Louis Olivier, Knt.,
K.C., D.C.L.— Cr. 1916.

Son of the late Airae Taillon, by Marie Josephte,
who d. 1873, dau. of the late Alexis Daunais ; b.
1840; m. 1875 Marie Louise Georgina, who d. 1876,
dau. of the late Hon. P. U. Archambault. Sir Louis
Taillon, who was educated at Masson Coll. (Hon.
D.C.L. Bishop's Coll. 1895 and Laval 1900), called
to the Bar in Canada 1865 and appointed a Q.C. 1882
and Batonnier 1892, was a Member of the Quebec
Legislature 1875-96 ; Speaker of Assembly 1882-i ;
Attorney-Gen. 1884-7 ; Prime Minister for 2 days Jan.
1887; Minister without Portfolio 1891-2; Prime
Minister 1892-6 and Postmaster Gen. 1911 ; is Head
of the firm of Taillon, Bonin, Morin, and Laramee,
and a P.C. for Canada.— ISO, St. James's Street, Mon-
treal, Canada.

TAILYOUR. See Rcnny-Tailyour.

TAILZOUE-SHEPHERD, Mrs., of Kirkton-
hill, Kincardineshire.

Mary, only dau. of George Taylor, Esq., of Kirkton-
hill, a J.P. and D.L. for Kincardineshire, who d. 1899,

by Mary, who d. 1894, dau. of CouUie, Esq.;

to. 1894 Henry Anthony Shepherd, Esq., who as-
sumed on his marriage the surname of Tailzour-
Shepherd, and had a son, Arthur Robert, Private
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire L.I. ; late Lieut.
T.F. Reserve, previously Westmorland and Cumber-
land Yeo. ; 6. 1895, and killed in action 1917.—
Residence : Shaw End, Ketidal, Westmorland.

TAIT, Lydia, Lady.
Dau. of H. B. Kaighn, Esq., of Newport, Rhode Island,
U.S.A.; m. 1878, as his 2nd wife, Sir Melbourne
McTaggart Tait, D.C.L. , LL.D., K.C., who was Puisne
Judge of the Superior Court of the Province of Quebec
1887-1906, Assistant Chief Justice for the Dist. of
Montreal 1894-1906, and Chief Justice of the Superior
Court of the Province of Quebec 1906-12, and who was
cr. Knt. 1897 and d. 1917 .—Montreal.

TAIT, Sir Thomas James, Knt.— Cr. 1911.
Eldest son of Sir Melbourne McTaggart Tait, formerly
Chief Justice of the Superior Court of the Province of
Quebec, who d. 1917, by his 1st wife Monica Blanch
Louisa, who d. 1876, eldest dau. of the late James
Holmes, Esq., of Montreal ; b. 1864 ; to. 1890 Emily St.
Aubert, only dau. of the late George Ralph Richardson
Cockburn, Esq., of Toronto. Sir Thomas Tait, who was
educated at the High School and at McGill Univ., Mon-
treal, is a Knight of Grace of the Order of St. John of
Jerusalem, and was Chairman of the Railway Com-
missioners for Victoria, Australia, 1903-10 and
Director-Gen. of National Service in Canada 1916 —
Mount Royal Club, Montreal; Toronto Club. Toronto;
Melbourne Club, Melbourne.

TAIT, Col. John Sprot, of Milrig, Ayrshire.

Youngest son of Alexander Duncan Tait, Esq., of
Milrig, a J.P. and D.L. for Ayrshire, and sometime
Capt. 4th Dragoon Guards, who d. 1881, by Marion,
eldest dau. of the late John Sprot, Esq., of Clapham
Common, Surrey ; b. 1843. Is a J.P. and D.L. for
Ayrshire, and a Col. ret. late Lieut.-Col. 12th R.
Lancers. — Milrig, near Kilmarnock, N.B. ; Army
and Navy Club, s.w. ; Neto Club, Edinburgh ; Ki

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