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hire. —
Cr. 1886.

Only son of Sir Peter Carlaw Walker, 2nd Bart., by
Ethel Blanche, 5th dau. of the lateHaughton Charles
Okeover, Esq., of Okeover, Staffordshire ; b. 1902 ;
s. 1915 ; is Patron of 1 living. — Osmaston Manor,
Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

llrir Pres., his uncle John Reid (2nd eon of Sir Andrew
Barclay Walker, Ist Bart., who d. 18.93, by bis let wife
Bliza, who d. 1882, eldest dau. of the late John Reid, Esq.,
of Limeliilns, Fife), a J.P. for Staffordsbire (High Sheriff
1378



hire 1917) and flon. Col. 4th B.itt.
rt. ; late Capt. Duke of Lancaster's
cated at Rugby : b. 1855 :



Katharine
How;!rd, youngest dan. of tlie late John Cartland, Esq., of
The Priory, King's Heath, Worcestershire, and has, with
other issue, a sou, -John Vincent Reid. ft. 1893.

WALKER, Sir Alexander Arthur, Bart.,
of Gore Port, co. Westmeath.— Cr. 1906.
Eldest son of the Right Hon. Sir Samuel Walker, 1st
Bart., Lord Chancellor of Ireland, by his 1st wife
Cecilia Charlotte, who d. 1880, 2nd dau. of the late
Arthur Greene, Esq. ; b. 18.57; s. 1911; m. 1st 1885
Emihe Florence, who d. 1908, 3rd dau. of the late
Hon. William Lordwick Crowther, M.D., formerly
Prime Minister of Tasmania ; 2ndly 1914 Dorothy,
only dau. of William Douglas Phillipps, Esq., J. P.,
of Tittensor, Staffordshire. Sir Alex.ander Walker is
a Paymaster ret. R. Naval Reserve, and Senior
Examiner of Masters and Mates for the Port of Lon-
don ; was formerly Examiner of Masters and Mates,
Secretary and Superintendent of the Local Marine
Board, Ireland.

Heir Pre:., bis brother Herbert, has been Resident Magis-
trate at Virginia, CO. Cavan, since 1909: i. 1867; m. 1911
OliTc, 2nd dan. of the Hev. Edward Qoff. Rector of Trim,
CO. Meatb.

WALKER, Eleanor, Lady.

Eldest dau. of the late Rev. Alexander McLaughlin.
Rector of Doone, co. Limerick, by Grace Harnett,
dau. of the late Richard Frederick Peard, Esq. ; m.
1881, as his 2ud wife, the Right Hon. Sir Samuel
Walker, 1st Bart., Lord Chancellor of Ireland, who
d. 1911.— 7, Leeson Park, Dublin.

WALKER, Lady FORESTIER-.

Mabel Louisa, youngest dau. of Col. Albert Ernest
Ross, late Northumberland Fusiliers, by Victoria
Alexandrina, dau. of the late Capt. Hamilton ; m.
l.st 1887 Sir Frederick William Edward Forestier
Forestier- Walker, of Bushey Manor, Hertfordshire,
a Gen., late Scots Guards, Col. K.O. Scottish
Borderers, and a Knight of Grace of the Order of St.
John of Jerusalem, who commanded the Forces in
Egypt 1891-5, and the Lines of Communication in
S. Africa 1899-1901, and was Governor of Gibraltar
1905-10, and temporary Gen. Officer Commanding-
in-Chief and High Commissioner in the Mediterranean
1909-10, and who was cr. K.C.B. 1894, G.C.M.G.
1900, and d. 1910 ; 2ndly 1911 Capt. Norman
Ernest Playfair, Reserve of Officers, late K.O.
Scottish Borderers, who d. 1914 ; 3rdly 1917 Arnold
Hope Pilcher, Esq., Lieut. Indian Army Reserve of
Officers. — cjo Messrs. Drummond, 49, Charing Cross,



WALKER, Sir Herbert Ashcombe, K.C.B.
— Cr. Knt. 1916, K.C.B. 1917.

Eldest son of Dr. George Stephen Walker, of Hove,
Sussex, who d. 1913; b. 1868; m. 1st 1895 Ethel
Louisa, who d. 1909, 2nd dau. of the late John Robert
Griffith, Esq., Solicitor, of Llanrwst, Denbighshire ;

2ndly 1910 Lorina, dau. of - , and widow of

Arthur Shield, Esq. Sir Herbert Walker, who was
educated at the N. London Collegiate School and at
St. Francis Xavier's Coll., Bruges, and entered the
service of the London and N. W. Railway 1885, is
one of H.M.'s Lieuts. for the City of London, Lieut. -
Col. Engineer and Railway Staff Corps, B.E., T.F., and
a Comm.of theBelgian Orderof Leopold II. .was Dist.
Superintendent of the Southern Div. of the London and
N. W. Railway 190'2-9, Assistant Superintendent of
the Line 1909-11, Assistant Manager of the London
and N. W. Railway 1911-12 and has been Manager
of the London and S. W. Railway since 1912 and
Chairman of the Railway Executive Committee since



THE UNITED KINGDOM.



Wal]

1914.— Si. Stcphe7i'sClub,s.w.; 32, Arkioright Road,
Hamvstead, n.w. ; London and South Western Bail-
way, Waterloo, b.e.

WALKER, Major-Gen. Sir Harold Bridg-
wooD, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., D.S.O.— Cr.
K.C.B. 1918, K.C.M.G. 1919.
Second son of the Rev. James Harold Walker, Vicar of
Dilhorne, Staffordshire, who d. 1902, by Mary Walker,
who d. 1902, 2nd, dau. of the late Sampson Bridg-
wood, Esq., of Longton, Staffordshire ; b. 1862 ; m.
1887 HarrietEdith, youngest dau. of the late Thomas
Coulthard, Esq., of Plymstook, Devonshire. Sir
Harold Walker, who was educated at Shrewsbury and
at Jesus Coll., Cambridge, is a Major-Gen., late Duke
of Cornwall's L.I. and Border Eegt. ; has the
French Croix de Guerre; was D.A.Q il.G. Intelh-
gence Department, India, 1898-1900 ; Commandant
Mounted Infantry Batt. in S. Africa 1900-2 ; Assis-
tant Commandant School of Instruction for Mounted
Infantry, 3rd Army Corps, 1903-4; A.A.G. 9th Div.,
S. Army in India, 1909-10 ; a Gen. Staff Officer,
Burma, 1911-14 and Brigadier-Gen. Gen Staff 1914-
15 ; appointed to Command S. Midland Div., T.F.,
1919. -1, Chollacott, Tavistock, Devonshire ; Junior
United Service Club, s.w.

"WALKER, Major-Gen. Sir George Town-
SHEND FORESTIER-, K.C.B.— Cr. 1910.
Third son of Major-Gen. George Edmund Lushing-
ton Walker, who d. 1893, by Camilla Georgina, who
d. 1876, only dau of the late Major-Gen. J. Patrick
Calder, R.A.; b. 1866; m. 1892 Lady Mary Maud
Diana Liddell, elder dau. of Henry George, 2nd Earl
of Bavensworth. Sir George Forestier- Walker is a
Major-Gen. late K.A., and a Comm. of the Legion
of Honour; was D. A.A.G. in S. Africa 1900;
Chief Staff Officer Somaliland Field Force 1902-3
and A.Q.M.G. for Intelligence 1903-4; A.D.C.
to H.M. King Edward VII. 1907-10 and to H.M.
King George V. 1910-15; A.Q.M.G. Southern Com-
mand 1910-11 ; Brigadier-Gen. Gen. Staff, Irish
Command, 1912-14 and Gen. Staff 1914-15, and
temp. Major-Gen. Gen. Staff 19\5.-The Island,
Wilton, Salisbury ; Naval and Military, and Cavalry
Clubs, w. ; Arthur's Club, s.w.

WALKER, Sir George Casson, K.C.S.I.—
Cr. 1911.

Fifth son of the Rev. Joseph Walker, M.A., Rector of
Great Billing, Northamptonshire, who d. 1899, by
Catherine Mary, who d. 1893, dau. of the late Adm
Sir William Fairbrother Carroll, K.C.B. ; b. 1854 ; m
1883 Fanny, eldest dau. of the late Dr. Samuel Coates,
of Portumna, co. Galway. Sir George Walker, who
was educated at Winchester and at New Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1877), and entered the Indian Civil Service
1877, became Financial Adviser to H.H. the Nizam
of Hyderabad 1901, and served as Assistant Minister
of Finance to H.H. 1902-11.— 55, Wilbury Road,
Hove ; East India United Service Club, s.w.



WALKER, Lady NOEL-.

Florence, younger dau. of the late Henry Sarsfield
Bascom,Esq.,of British Guiana ; m. 1871 Sir Edward
Noel-Walker, F.R.C I., a Borough Councillor of Ken-
sington, who was Assistant Government Secretary and
Secretary to the Legislative Council of British Guiana
1867-74; Assistant Colonial Secretary and Colonial
Secretary of Jamaica 1874-87 ; Colonial Secretary
of Ceylon 1887-1901, and Lieut.-GoTernor of Ceylon
1890-1901, and who was cr. K.C.M.G. 1888, and d.
1908.— 12, Canning Place, Kensington, w.



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WALKER, Adela, Lady Gordon.

Dau. of the late Rev. Arthur William Irwin, Rector of
Napton, Warwickshire; to.1879. Sir Thomas Gordon
Walker, K.C.I.E., C.S.I., IiL.D., who was Assistant
Commissioner, Punjab, 1872-7 ; Settlement Officer
1877- 84 ; Registrar of the Chief Court 1884-8 ;
Commissioner of Excise 1888-95 ; a Judge of the
Chief Court, Punjab, 1898-1901 ; Commissioner of the
Delhi Division 1901-5; Financial Commissioner,
Punjab. 1905-7 ; Member of the Viceroy's Legislative
Council 1905-7, and Lieut.-Governor of the Punjab
1907-8 and who was cr. K.C.I.E. 1908, and d. 1917.
— Ptwkaster, West Worthing.



WALKER, Sir J.\mes, K.C.I.E.— Cr. 1917.

Son of the late Alexander Walker, Esq., LL.D ; 6.
1864 ; m. 1892 Georgina Mary Carr, dau. of the late
George Dunn, Esq. Sir James Walker, who was edu-
cated at Aberdeen Univ. and at Balliol Coll., Oxford,
and entered the Indian Civil Service 1886, was Assis-
tant Collector and Magistrate, Madras. 1886-90 ;
Assistant Collector, Central Provinces, 1890-5, and
Deputy Commissioner, 1895-1908 ; appointed Com-
missioner, Nerbudda Div., Central Provinces, 1908
and an Additional Member of the Council of the
Governor-Gen. of India for making Laws and Regu-
lations 1914. — Nagpur, Central Provinces, hidia;
East India United Service Club, s.w.



WALKER, Sir James Lewis, Knt., CLE.
— Cr. 1903.

Son of the late John Walker, Esq. ; b. 1845 ; m. 1st
1886 Lizzie Marion, who d. 1892, dau. of the late W.
Hogan, Esq. ; 2ndly 1893 Catherine Featherston,
dau. of Charles Davey, Esq. Sir James Walker was
Lieut.-Col. Comm. 2nd Punjab Vol. Bides 1884-
1900, V.D., and President of the Simla Municipahty
1884-7. — Worplesdon Place, Worplesdon, Surrey;
Oriental Club, w. ; Junior Carlton Club, s.w. ;
7, Grosvenor Street, w.

WALKER, Rosalie, Lady.

Only dau. of the late Edward Daniel Walker, Esq.,
Solicitor, of Sheffield ; m. 1868 Sir Edward Daniel
Walker, a Newspaper Proprietor; Senior Partner in
the wholesale newspaper and advertising Firm of
Walker * Wilson; Head of Burrell


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