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Stafford, a Surveyor in Jamaica; educated at Brad-
field Coll. and at Wye Agricultural Coll.; b. 1886;
m. 1917 M. E. Wilson, and has a son, John Stafford
Tyndale, b. 1918. — Pinehurst, Godalming.

BISCOE, Mrs. Robert, of Qnendon Court,

Alice, yoimgest dau. of Alexander Cotton, Esq., of
Landwade, Cambridgeshire, who d. 1860 ; m. 1st 1864
the Rev. Charles Harington, Rector of Stoke Lacy,
Herefordshire, who d. 1868 ; 2ndly 1872 Major Robert
Biscoe, of Quendon Court, who was a J.P. for Essex
and Major ret. late Princess of Wales's Own 19th Regt.,
and who d.s.p. 1905. — Quendon Court, Newport, Essex.

BISCOE, Thomas Ramsay, Esq., of Newton,
Elder son of Thomas Porter Bonell Biscoe, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Newton, who rf. 1881, by Wilhelmiue, who
d. 1878, dau. of the late Major Thomas Fraser, of
Newton; b. 1850; m. 1879 Cecilia Laura, who d. 1892,
youngest dau. of the late Adolphus Meetkerke, Esq.,
of Julians, Herts, and widow of the Rev. Alexander
Ewing, and has, with other issue, a son, *John Vincent
Meetkerke, Major Cantonment Magistrates' Depart-
ment, Indian Army, previously Lieut. York and
Lancaster Regt. ; b. 1880. Mr. Biscoe, who was
educated at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1872), is
a J.P. and D.L. for Inverucss-shire. — Residence :
KingUlie, Inverness, N.B.





BISHOP, Andrew Henderson, Esq., F.S.A. |
Scot., of Thornton Hall, Lanai-kshire. {

Ekle.st surviving son of Thomas George Bishop, Esq., of j
Beattock, Dumfriesshire, and of Dalmore, Dumbarton- j
ehire, Ijy Elizaljeth, dau. of Andrew Henderson, Esq., of
Hamilton, Lanarkshire; i. 1874; ct. 1897 Mary Gibb, ;
eldest dau. of Sir Eobert McAlpine, 1st Bart., of
Knott Park, Surrey, and has a son, * Thomas George,
b. 1902. Mr. Bishop was educated at Larchfield
School, Helensburgh.— TViorn^o)! Hall, near Glasgow,

BISHOP, Charles, Esq., of C-svm-Rliuddan,
Second sou of Charles Bishop, Esq., of Doly-garreg,
Carmarthenshire, who d. 1886, by Eleanora Elizabeth,
who d. 1866, only dau. of the late Eev. Lewis Lewis,
of Gwinfe, Carmarthenshire; h. 1832; m. 1868 Helen
Lexey, 2nd dau. of the late John Carnegie, Esq., J. P.
and D.L., of Eedhall, Kincardineshire, and has 2 dans.
Mr. Bishop was educated by the Rer. Dr. Rowley,
D.D., at Bridgnorth School. — Cwm-Bhuddan, Llan-
dovery, Carmarthenshire.

BISHOP, James Watson, Esq., of Oulton
House, Staffordshire.
Second son of Erederic Bishop, Esq., J.P., of The
Mount, PenkhuU, Stoke-on-Trent, who d. 1891
1847 ; m. 1876 Adelaide Mary, eldest dau. of the late
Harry Coghill, Esq., J.P., of Brampton Tree House,
Staffordshire, and has, with other issue, a .son, * Dunbar
Frederic Watson, educated at Emmanuel Coll., Cam-
bridge (B.A. 1899, MA. 1903); b. 1877; m. 1901
Teresa Faith, dau. of the late Rev. Henry Palin
Gurney, D.C.L., Principal of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Coll. of Durham University. Mr. Bishop is a J.P. foi
Staffordshire. — Onlton House, Stone, Staffordshire,
Junior Constitutional Club, w.

BISHOP, of Doly-garreg, Carmarthenshire
See Bcttn.

Alleyne, Esq., of White Hall, Norfolk
Eldest son of Capt. John Bishop-Culpeper, 14th
Light Dragoons, who d. 1875, by Alicia Charlotte,
who d. 1900, elder dau. of Gen. Sir William Robert
Clayton, 5th Bart., of Harleyford, Buckinghamshire,
of Harden Park, Surrey, and of White Hall ; b. 1844 ;
m. 1873 Ellen Cassandra, dau of Samuel Featherston-
haugh, Esq. Mr. Bishop-Culpeper-Clayton, who was
educated at King's Coll. School and in Paris and
Germany, called to the Bar at the Middle Temple
1867, and assumed the additional surname of Clayton
by royal license, under his grandfather's will.
White Hall, 1914, was formerly Deputy Stipendiary
Magistrate for W. Ham, and is Lord of the Manors of
Carbrooke and Whynburgh and Lay Rector of Car-
•bxoo\i6.— White Hall, Watton, Norfolk ; B. Automobile
Club, s.w.


Henrietta Mary, eldest dau. of the late Lieut. -Gen.
William Puget La Touche, Indian Army, by Frances
Gertrude, 2nd dau. of the late Gen. Sir Anthony
Blaxland Stransham, G.C.B. ; m. 1888 Col. Sir William
Sinclair Smith Bisset, ret. R.E., who was Secre-
tary to the Government of India in the Public Works
Department 1894-97, and Gorernment Director of
Indian Railways 1897-1901, and who was cr. K.C.I.E.
1897 and d. 1916. — Hill House, Stoke Poges, Bucking-

BISSET, Mrs. MURRAY-, of Lessendrum,
Janet Kathleen, only dau. of Major Maurice Elrington
Bisset, J.P., late R.E., of Lessendrum, who d. 1909, by
Anna Isabella, 2nd dau. of the late Walter Stephens
Brinkley, Esq., 11th Hussars, of Knockmaroon House,
00. Dublin; ?«. 1917 William Turner Murray, Esq.,
temp. Capt. Gordon Highlanders, and has a dau.,
Kathleen Helen. Mrs. Murray-Bisset s. her brother
Walter Faviere Elrington Bisset, Esq., temp. Lieut. 9th
(Service) Batt. Gordon Highlanders, who was kiUed in
action, 1016, and assumed the additional surname of
Bisset 1919. — Lessendrum, Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

BLAAUW, Heney Thomas Gillman, Esq.,
of Beechland, Sussex.
Eldest son of Thomas St. Leger Blaauw, Esq., who d.
1893, by Fanny Alice, who d. 1912, 2nd dau. of the
late Charles John Bigge, Esq., of Linden, Northumber-
land ; b. 1874; m. 1912 Mary Verner, younger dau. of
the late Major James William Anderson, Indian Cav.
Mr. Blaauw is an Hon. Lieut, in the Army, late temp.
Lieut. 20th (Service) Batt. R. YasWie-es.— Beechland,
JS'ewick, Lewes.

BLACK, Sir Alec, Bart.— Cr. 1918.

Second son of William Black, Esq., of Great Grimsby,
who d. 1876, by Charlotte, who d. 1915, eldest dau. of
the late John Charles Foy, Esq., of Barton-on-Humber;
*. 1872 ; m. 1902 Florence Mary, eldest dau. of David
Smith, Esq., of Great Grimsby. Sir Alec Black is a
J.P. for Parts of Lindsey, Lincolnshire, and has assisted
the Government in the promotion of the Fishing
Industry. — Bargate, Great Gri?nsby, Lincolnshire ;
Reform, and R. Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; County Club,
Great Grimsby.

BLACK, Florence Maud, Lady.

Dau. of the late Stephen Boggs, Esq., of Halifax,
Nova Scotia ; m. 1869 Sir Wilsone Black, a Major-Gen.
ret., late 42nd Highlanders and S. Wales Borderers,
who was Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster-
Gen., Nova Scotia, 1882-7 ; Assistant Adjutant-Gen.,
Gibraltar, 1887-91 ; in command of the troops in
Jamaica 1891-3, of the Belfast District 1893-5, and
of the troops in China and Hong Kong 1895-8, and
who was cr. K.C.B. 1907 and d. 1909.— 6, York House,
Kensington, w.

BLACK, Sir Frederick William, K.C.B.—
Cr. Knt. 1913, K.C.B. 1917.
Second son of Frederick William Black, Esq., of West-
minster House, Newport, Isle of Wight, who d.
1896, by Martha, who d. 1908, dau. of the late
William James, Esq., of Ontario, Canada; 4. 1863;
m. 1890 Sarah Isabella, dau. of James Davisson, Esq.,
of Folkestone. Sir Frederick Black, who was educated
at Newport Grammar School and at London Univ. (B.A.
1890), and entered the Civil Service 1880, is a Comm.
of the Legion of Honour and of the Belgian Order
of the Crown; has the Russian Order of St. Anne, 1st
Class; was an Additional Police Magistrate, Ceylon,
1885 ; Chairman of the Governing Body of the Morley
Memorial Coll., Waterloo Road, 1902-6, Director o'f
Naval Storesatthe Admiralty 1903-6, and ofNaval Con-
tracts there 1906-19 and Director-Gen. of Munitions
Supply 1915 ; served on the Special Munitions Missions
to India 1917 and to U.S.A. 1917-18 ; as Acting Chair-
man British War Mission 1917-18 and at the Admiralty
1918-19 ; appointed a Managing Director of the Anglo-
Persian Oil Co. 1919. — 64, Ridgmotmt Gardens, w.c.

BLACK, Sir ArthurWilliam, Knt.— Cr. 1916.
Eldest son of William Edward Black, Esq., of
Nottingham, who d. 1892, by Annie, dau, of the late




Frederick Hattou, Esq., of Nottingham; b. 186.3; m.
1887 Helen, j-oungest dau. of the late John Spence,
Esq., of Paisley. Sir Arthur Black, who was educated
at Nottingham, is a Lace Manufacturer, and a J.P.
for Nottingham (Sheriff 1898-9 and Mayor 1902-3) ;
was M.P. for the Biggleswade Div. of Bedfordshire
\W6-18.—Spri7igfield, Alexandra Park, Nottingham;
National Liberal Club, s.w.

BLACK, Frederick Randal James, Esq., of
Balgowan, Perthshire.
Only son of Capt. James Scott Black, J.P., late 11th
Hussars, of Balgowan, who d. 1910, by Louisa Isabel,
dau. of the late Samuel Arthur Scawell, bCsq., of Scale
Lodge, Farnham, Surrey; b. 1898; educated at Eton
and at the E. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst; is Lieut. High-
land L.I. — Balgowan House, Methven, Perthshire.

BLACK, Miss, of Heatheryknowe, Lanark-

Jessie, elderdau. of AlexanderBlack, Esq., of Heathery- 1
knowe, who d. 1856. — Heather i/knowe, Bargeddic, N.B.

BLACK, Mrs. Gibson, of Blackheath, co.
Dublin ; and of Riverston, co. Clare.
Cecilia, dau. of the late James Tymons, Esq., of Baskin
Hall, CO. Dublin, and of Rirerston ; m. 1869 Gibson
Black, Esq., of Blackheath, a J.P. for co. Dublin (High
Sheriff 1886), who d. 1889, leai-ing, with other issue,
a son, *Henry Brennen, b. 1875. — Blackheath, Clontarf,
CO. DiMin.

BLACK, "Walter, Esq., of Elton Manor,

Eldest surviving son of Thomas Black, Esq.. of'
Beeston, Nottinghamshire, who d. 1888, by Anne, who i
d. 1863, dau. of the late John Cooper, Esq., of Radford,
Nottinghamshire; b. 1850; m. 1881 Eunice, youngest
dau. of the late George Stubley, Esq., J.P., of Carlton,
Yorkshire, and has, with other issue, a son, * George
Hartwell, educated at Repton ; b. 1882; m. 1909 !
Gertrude Tomlin. Mr. Black is Lord of the Manor of j
Elton and Patron of 1 hving. — Elton Manor, Elton,

BLACK, William Dunn, Esq., of Auchen- j
toshan, and Kilbowie, Dumbartonshire.

Only surviving son of Robert Black, Esq., of Kelvin-
haugh, Lanarkshire, who d. 1879, by Sarah, dau. of
the late George Park, Esq., of Waterside, Lanarkshire ; !
b. 1843; m. 1874 Augusta Charlotte, 2nd dau. of
the late Rev. James Bush, Rector of Ousby, Cumber- j
land, and has, with other issue, a son, * Robert Bush, |
an Hon. Capt. in the Army ; was temp. Capt. 1 9 1 5-1 8 ;
late Lieut. Reserve of Oificers ; previously 3rd Dragoon
Guards; educated at Harrow and at Clare Coll.,
Cambridge ; b. 1875 ; m. 1902 Eva, youngest dau. of
the late Dr. Charles Blatherwick, of Dunaivon, Dum-
bartonshire, and has a son, * Alexander Dunn, b. 1906.
Mr. Black is a Magistrate for Dumbartonshire.— Resi-
dence: The Manor House, Wallington, Surrey; Junior
Carlton Club, s.w. ; Western Club, Glasgow.

BLACK, of Lislap, co. Tyrone. See Falls.


Lockhart Whitelaw, who d. 1903, dau. of

Lieut.-Col. Blackburn is a Lieut. -Col. ret., late R.A "
and a J.P. and D.L. for Stirlingshire.— iTiWrarw'
Glasgow. '

BLACKBURNE, the Rev. Edward, formerly
of Rathfarnham Castle, co. Dublin.

Only son of Francis Blackburne, Esq., Rathfariiham
Castle, by Minnie, dau. of the late Edward Mullinlland,
Esq., of Belfast; b. 1883 ; 5. his grandmother Georgiana
Arabella, widow of Edward Blackburne, Esq., K.C.,
J.P., 1911 ; ?ffl. 1912 Geraldine, younger dau. of Lieut.-
Col. Frederick Fitzgerald MacCartie, CLE., of Carrig-
navar, co. Cork, and has 2 daus. Mr. Blackburne,
who was educated at St. Columba's Coll. and at
Trinity Coll., Dublin (B.A. 1908), has been Rector of
Bolnhurst, Huntingdonshire, since 1913. — The Rectory,
Bolnhurst, St. Neots, Huntingdonshire.

BLACKBURNE, Francis William, Esq., of
Tankardstown, co. Meath.
Elder son of William Martley Blackburne, Esq., J.P.,
of Tankardstown, who d. 1868, by Mary (who d. 1889,
having m. 2ndly 1869 George Lefroy, Esq.), dau. of the
late Rev. William Thorpe, D.D. ; b. 1851; m. 1895
Olive Beatrice Louisa, 3rd dau. of the late Col. John
Anstruther-Thomson, of Charleton, Fifeshire, and has,
with other issue, a son, » William John Anstruther,
b. 1904. Mr. Blackburne, who was educated at
Eton and at Merton Coll., Oxford, is a J.P. for co.
Meath (High Sheriff 1898).— Tan iardstowti, Slane,
CO. Meath ; Oxford and Cambridge Club, s.w. ,• Kildare
Street Club, Dublin.

BLACKBURNE, Col. Robert Ireland, C.B.,
of Hale Hall, Lancashire.
Only son of Col. John Ireland Blackburne, of Hale
Hall, who (/. 1893, by his 1st wife Mary, who d.
1855, eldest dau. of Sir Henry Bold Hoghton, 8th
Bart.; b. 1850; m. 1885 Georgina Vernon, younger
dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. Sir Gustavus Hume, and
has, with other issue, a son, * Gilbert Ireland, Major
3rd Batt. S. Lancashire Regt. ; b. 1887; m. 1910
Mellony Catherine Isabel (Kitty), eldest dau. of Lieut.-
Col. Charles a Court-Repington, C.M.G. Col. Black-
burne, who was educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll.,
Cambridge, is a J.P. and D.L. for Lancashire, an Hon.
Lieut.-Col. in tlie Army, and Hon. Col., previously
Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. Comm., Srd Batt.S. Lancashire
Regt. ; Lord of the Manor of Hale, and Patron of 1
living. — Hale Hall, Liverpool; St. James's Club, w. ;
Carlton, and United Service Clubs, s.w.

BLACKER, Edward Carew, Esq., of Wood-
brook, CO. Wexford.

Elder surviving son of the Rev. Robert Shapland
Carew Blacker, M.A., J.P., formerly Rector of
Marholm, Northamptonshire, and Hon. Canon of
Peterborough, of Woodbrook, and of Carrick Blacker,
CO. Armagh, who d. 1913, by Theodosia Sophia
Charlotte, who d. 1890, dau. of the late George Meara,
Esq., of May Park, co. Waterford ; b. 1863. Mr.
Blacker, who was educated at Winchester and at
Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, is a J.P. and D.L. for
CO. Wexford (High Sheriff 1908). — Woodbrook,
Enniscorthy, co. Wexford; St. James's Club, w. ;
Sackville Street Club. Dublin.

BLACKBURN, Lieut.-Col. Peter, of Killearn, BLACKER, Major Frederick St. John,D.S.O.,

Stirlingshire. I

Son of Peter Blackburn, Esq., M.P., J.P. and D.L., of
Killearn, who d. 1870, by Jean, who d. 1897, 2nd dau.
of the late James Wedderburn, Esq., formerly Solicitor-
Gen, of Scotland; b. 1847; m. 18— Charlotte!

of Castle Martin, co. Kildare.
Only surviving son of Major William Blacker, J.P.,
late Srd Batt. R. Dublin Fusiliers, of Castle Martin,
who d. 1907, by his 1st wife the Hon. Mary, who d.
1885, youngest dau. of Edward, Srd Lord Cloncurry •




b. 1881 ; in. 1910 Sheela Maude, youngest dau. of the
late John PoUok, Esq., of Lismany, co. Galway, and
has, -with other issue, a son, * Percy Valentiue William, i
b. 1911. Major Blacker, who was educated at Harrow,
is a Magistrate for eo. Kildare (was on the roll for
High Sheriff for 1915), Capt. ret., late Eifle Brigade,
Major 5th Batt. Eifle Brigade, and Lieut.-Col. Comm.
2/4th Batt. York and Lancaster Kegt.— Castle Martin,
Newbridge, co. Kildare ; Naval and Military Club, w. ;
Kildare Street Club, Dublin.

BLACKER, Lieut.-CoI. Stewart Waed
William, D.S.O., of Carrick Blacker, co-

Youngest son of the Eev. Eobert Shapland Carow
Blacker, M.A., J.P., formerly Rector of Marholm,
Northamptonshire, and Hon. Canon of Peterborough,
of Carrick Blacker, and of Woodbrook. co. Wexford,
who d. 1913, by Theodosia Sophia Charlotte, who d.
1890, dau. of the late George Meara, Esq., of May
Park, eo. Waterford; b. 1865; m. 1908 Eva Mary
Lucy St. John, only child of Lieut.-Col. Edward
Albert FitzRoy, J.P., formerly E.A., of Hale Place,
Surrey, and has, with other issue, a son, * William
Desmond, b. 1903. Lieut.-Col. Blacker, who was
educated at the R. Mil. Academy, Woolwich, is a
Magistrate for co. Armagh, Major and Brevet Lieut.-
Col. Reserve of Officers, Major ret., late R.F.A., imd
an Officer of the Legion of Honour ; was temp. Lieut.-
Col. Comm. 9th (Service) Batt. R. Irish Fusiliers 1914-
17 and 20th (Reserve) Batt. E. Irish Rifles 1917-18.
— Carrick Blacker, Fortadomn, co. Armagh ; Naval
and Militai-y Club, w. ; Ulster Club, Bdfast.

LEUR, Esq., of Elm Park, co. Armagli; of
Tullahennel, co. Kerry; and of Grace
Hall, CO. Down.

Elder son of St. John Thomas Blacker-Douglass, Esq.,
of Elm Park, Tullahennel, and Grace Hall, who d.
1900, by Elizabeth Frances, eldest dau. of the late
Col. Crofton Moore Vandeleur, of Kilrush, co. Clare;
b. 1859; in. 1891 Alice, now of Silverbridge House,
CO. Armagh, only child and heiress of the late Eobert
Macgeough, Esq., of Silverbridge House, and has, with ;
other issue, an only surviving son, * Charles Maxwell
Vandeleur, Lieut. Irish Guards, Special Reserve ; j
b. 1900. Mr. Blacker-Douglass, who was formerly;
Lieut. 4th Batt. R. Inniskilling Fusiliers, is a J.P. and
D.L. for CO. Kerry (High Sheriff 1905), was High!
Sheriff of CO. Dublin 1909, and of co. Leitrim 1916, and
was on the roll for co. Armagh for 1908. — Elm Park,
Armagh; Residence: 2, Bellemie Park, Killineg, co.

BLACKETT, Sir Hugh Douglas, Bart., of
Matfen Hall, Nortluimberland.— Cr. 1673.
Eldest son of Major-Gen. Sir Edward William Blackett,
7th Bart., C.B., of Matfen Hall, and of Sockburu
Hall, CO. Durham, by the Hon. Julia Frances, who d.
1913, youngest dau. of Kenelm, 17th Lord Somerville
(dormant) ; b. 1873 ; s. 1909 ; m. 1903 Helen Katharine,
3rd dau. of the late George William Lowther,
Esq., and sister of Sir Charles Bingham Lowther, 4th
Bart. Sir Hugh Blackett is Capt. ret., late Mont-
gomeryshire Yeo., previously Capt. Northumberland
Hussars Yeo., and a Magistrate for Northumberland
(High Sheriff IQli).— Mat/en Hall, Corhridge, North-

Heir, his son Oharles Douglas, b. 1904.

BLACKETT, Alethea Rianette Anne, Lady.

Second dau. of Gen. William Henry Scott, who d.
1868, by the Hon. Harriot Alethea, who d. 1888, 6th

dau. of John Thomas, 1st Lord Stanley of Alderley ;
m. 1st 1880, as his 4th wife. Sir Edward Blackett, 6th
Bart., who d. 1885; 2ndly 1888 Henry Frederick
Gisborne Holt, Esq. {ivhom see). — Ropley Grove,
Bopley, Hampshire.

BLACKETT, Arthur Edward, Esq., of Sock-
burn Hall, CO. Durham.

Second son of Major-Gen. Sir Edward William

Blackett, 7th Bart., C.B., of .Sockburn Hall, .and of

Malfen Hall, Northumberland, who d. 1909, by the

Hon. Julia Frances, who d. 1913, youngest dau. of

I Kenelm, 17th Lord Somerville {dormant); b. 1874;

m. 1917 Diana, Madame de Bouetto, dau. of Rudolph

I J. Goetz, Special OfiBcial Diplomatic Messenger for the

] Swiss Legation. Mr. Blackett was educated at Wel-

I lington Coll. — Sockburn, Hall, Darlington, co. Durham.

! BLACKETT, Christopher Wxllum Stewart,
Esq., of Arbigland, Stewartry of Kirk-
I cudbright.

Only son of Capt. William Stewart Burdett Blackett,

late Grenadier Guards, Lieut. Leicestershire Yeo., of

Arbigland, who d. (of wounds received in action) 1914,

I by Kathleen Prudence Eirene (who m. 2ndly 1918

I Lieut.-Col. and temp. Brigadier-Gen. AVilliam Fred-

! erick Sweny, D.S.O., R. Fusiliers), youngest dau. of

' Beauchamp Frederick Bagenal, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,

i of Benekerry House, co. Carlow; b. 1908. — Arbigland,


BLACKETT, Col. Edward Umfreville, of
Wylam, Northumberland ; and of Barna-
grotty, CO. Tipperary.

Eldest son of Edward Algernon Blackett, Esq., Capt.

R.N., of Wylam, and Oakwood, Northumberland, who

d. 1873, by his 1st wife Lucy, who d. 1863, dau. of the

I late Eev. William Minehin ; b. 1853; m. 1st 1879

Florence Rachel Therese Laura, who d. 1894, only dau.

of the late John Cleland, Esq., of Stormont Castle, co.

Down ; 2ndly 1896 Sybell Rachel, who d. 1917, 2nd

dau. of Sir Vincent Rowland Corbet, 3rd Bart., and

I has, with 2 daus., a son, * Christopher John Walter,

' b. 1900. Col. Blackett, who was educated at the R.

Mil. Academy, Woolwich, is Col. ret. pay, late R.A.,

and Patron of 1 living. — Army and Navy Club, s.w.

BLACKETT-ORD, Major John Reginald, of
Whitfield Hall, Northumberland.

Elder son of Andrew John Blackett-Ord, Esq., of Wliit-
field Hall, who d. 1899, by Amy Louisa, youngest dau.
of the late Charles William Jebb, Esq., formerly 60th
Rifles ; b. 1885 ; m. 1913 Lena Mary, only dau. of the
Ven. Charles Edward Blackett-Ord, M.A., Archdeacon
of Northumberland, and Canon of Newcastle, and has,
with other issue, a son, * John Christopher, b. 1918.
Major Blackett-Ord, who was formerly Lieut. 4th Batt.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, is a J.P. for
Northumberland (was on the roll for High Sheriff for
1917), Major ret., late Capt. and temp. Major 4th
Batt. Northumberland Fusiliers and Patron of Whit-
field.— IWiY/JcJii Hall, Northumberland.

BLACKWALL, John, Esq., of Heudre House,

Eldest son of John Blackwall, Esq., J. P., of Heudre
House, who d. 1900, by Margaret Sarah, who d. 1894,
dau. of the late Eobert Owen Moiilsdale, Esq., of
Bryndyflryn, Denbighshire; b. 1866; m. 1895 Christian
Stewart, dau. of John Stewart Jackson, Esq., of Val-
paraiso, Chile. Mr. Blackwall, who was educated at
Eossall, is a Magistrate for Denbighshire and for
Carnarvonshire. — Hendre House, Llanwrst S.O., Den-




BLACKWALL, Lieut. -Col. John Baton,
D.S.O., of BlackwaU, Derbysliii-e.

Eldest son of John BlackwaU Evans-Blackwall, Esq.,
J. P., of BlackwaU, who assumed the additional sur-
name of BlackwaU 1871 and d. 1918, by Lucy, only
dau. of the lalc Richard Eaton, Esq., of Nottingham ;
o. 1873 ; m. 1905 Elinor Sophie, youngest dau. of the
late William Statham, Esq., of The Redings, Totteridge,
Hertfordshire, and has, with other issue, a son, * John,
/(. 1908. Lieut. -Col. BlackwaU, who was educated at
Nottingham High School and at Selwyn Coll., Cam-
bridge (B.A. 1895), is a Civil Engineer, Co. Surveyor
of Cambridgi'shire, Lieut.-Col. 8th Batt. Sherwood
Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regt.),
I T.D., a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, and Joint

Patron of 1 living. — BlackwaU, Kirk Ireton, Derby.

BLACKWELL, Sir Eenley Robeetson Hay,
K.C.B.— Cr. 1916.

Son of the late James Hay Blaokwell, Esq., of St.
Andrews, Fife; h. 1868. Sir Ernley Blackwell, who
was educated at Trinity Coll., Glenalmond, and called
to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1892, was Assistant
Under Secretary of State for the Home Department
1906-13, and has been Legal Assistant Under Secretary
of State since 1913. — Windham Club.s.v/.; Garrick,and
Beefsteak Clubs, w.c. ; 28, St. James's Court, Bucking-
ham Gate, s.-w. ; Home Office, Whitehall, s.w.

BLACKWOOD, Sir Francis, Bart.— Cr. 1814.

Only surviving son of Sir Henry Martin Blackwood, 2nd
Bart, (a Capt. R.N.), who d. 1851, by Harriet Louisa,
who d. 1873, youngest dau. of the late J. M. Bulkeley,
Esq.; b. 1838; s. his brother Sir Henry, 3rd Bart.,
1864 ; m. 1st 1861 Laura Olivia, who d. 1865, 2nd dau.
of the late Robert S. Palmer, Esq.; 2ndly 1871 Dorothy
Frances, who d. 1919, eldest dau. of the late Rev.
Edward Henry Quicke, of Newton St. Cyres, Devon-
shire. Sir Francis Blackwood is Capt. ret. R.N. —
United Service Club, s.w. ; 5, Beaufort House, Beaufort
Street, s,w.

Beir, his graudgon Henry Palmer Temple, elder son of
Henry Eobcrt Temple Blackwood, Esq., who d. 1910, by
Rebecca PafEard, eldest dau. of J. Scullard, Esq. ; b. 1896.

BLACKWOOD. See Dufferin and Ava, Marquis of.

BLADES, Sir (George) Rowland, Knt.— Cr.

Only son of Rowland Hill Blades, Esq., of Sydenham,
Keut, who d. 1898 ; b. 1868 ; ?n. 1907 Margaret, dau.
of Arthur Reiner, Esq., of Sutton, Surrey. Sir Rowland
Blades is Head of the firm of Messrs. Blades, East &
Blades, Printers and Stationers ; a Member of the
Common Council of the City of London (Sheriff 1917-
18); a J. P. for co. London; temp. Capt. 2nd V.B.
The Queen's (R. W. Surrey Regt.), and a Member of
the London C.C. and of the Gardeners' Co. ; elected
M.P. for the Epsom Div. of Surrey 19\8.— Grange
Mount, Leatherhead, Surrey ; Junior Carlton, and
B. Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; City Carlton, and Gresham
Clubs, B.C.; 2, Whitehall Court, s.w.; 23, Abchurch :
Lane, e.c. ; Leonard Street, E.c.

BLAGRAVE, John Gratwicke, Esq., of Grat-
wicke Hall, Somerset.
Third and younger surviving son of John Henry
Blagrave, Esq., of Calcot Park, Berks, and of Barrow
House, Somerset, who d. 1895, by his 1st wife Sarah
Cooper, who d. 1865, dau. of the late Richard Sayers,
Esq., of Greenwood, co. Dublin ; b. 1853 ; m. 1898
Fanny Julia, youngest dau. of Sir Alexander Beamont
Churchill Dixie, 10th Bart., of BosworthPark, Leicester-
shire, and widow of Lord Henry Edward Brudenell

Somerset, and has, with other issue, a sou, * Herbert
Henry Gratwicke, temp. Lieut. R.A. ; b. 1899. Mr.
Blagrave, who was educated at Magdalen Coll.,
Oxford, is Capt. and Hon. Major late N. Somerse

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