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xford (B.A.
1884. M.A. 18H7), is a J.P. for Kent, one of HM.'s
Lieuts. for the City of London, a Member of
the London Stock Exchange and Lord of the
Manor of Wilmington or Grandison. — Wihtiington
Hall, near Dartford, Kent ; Reform Club, s.w. ;
Gresham Club, e.g.

Heir Fres., his brother Rowland Eilward, one of H.M.'s
Lieuts. for the Oity of Loudon ; was M.P. tor the S.B. Div.
of Essex ]90e-Jan. 1910 aud Parliamentary Private Secre-
tary I unpaid) to the Dnder Secretarv of State for the
Home Department 1906-9 aud to the Attorney-Gen. 1902-
10; called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1888 and at
Lincoln's Inn 1890; appointed a K.O. 1910 and elected a
Bencher of Lincoln's Inn 1914; educated at Clifton Coll.
and at Univ. Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1886, M.A. 1889) : b. 1863 :
m. 1893 Ethel Mary L6onie. dau. of the late Philip Henry
Rathbone, Esq., J.P., of Greenbank Cottage, Wavertree,
near Liverpool, and has, with other issue, a son, 'Philip
Henry Rathbone, Lieut. Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire
L.I. ; educated at Clifton Coll. and at the R. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst ; b 1897.

WHITEHEAD, Major-Gen. Sir Haywaed
Eeadee, K.C.B., F.R.C.S.— Cr. 1917.
Second son of the Rev. Thomas Clarke Whitehead,
Head Master of Christ's Coll., Finchley, who d.
1873, by Susan, who d. 1910, younger dau. of Sir
Thomas Tancred, 6th Bart ; b. 1855 ; m. 1893 Evelyn
Wynne, younger dau. of the late Deputy-Surgeon-
Gen. Henry Cayley, C.M.G., F.R.C.S. Sir Hayward
Whitehead is Major-Gen. ret., late A. M.S., a Knight
of Grace of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, and
a Comm. of the Legion of Honour ; has the Serbian
Order of St. Sava, 2nd Class, and the Grecian Order
of the Redeemer, 2nd Class ; was Assistant Professor
of Mil. Surgery at the Army Medical School, Netley,
1891-6, Principal Medical Officer, S. Command,
1909-12, Deputy Director of Medical Services, E.
Command, 1912-15, and Director of Medical Services,
Malta, 1915-16 and at Salonika 1916-17.— /Mntor
United Service Club, s.w.

WHITEHEAD, Sir (James) Beethom,
K.C.M.G., of Efford Park, Hampshire.—
Cr. 1909.

Second son of Robert Whitehead Esq., of Fiume,
Hungary, who d. 1905, by Frances Maria, who d. 1883,
dau. of the late James Johnson, Esq., of Darlington ;
b. 1858 ; m. 1896 the Hon. Marian Cecilia Brodrick,
youngest dau. of William, 8th Viscount Midleton,
and has, with other issue, a son, * George Robert
Beethom, temp. Lieut. R.A.S.C. ; b. 1897. Sir
Beethom Whitehead, who was educated in Austria




and at St. John's Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1881, M.A.
1887), and entered the Diplomatic Service 1881, was
Secretary to H.M.'s Legations at Toliio 1898-1901
and at Brussels 1901-2, and to H.M.'s Embassies
at Constantinople 1902-3 and at Berlin 1903-4,
Counsellor of Embassy there 1904-6, and Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at
Belgrade 1906-10 ; is a J.P. for Hampshire.— jB/ord
Park, Lymington, Hampshire ; St. James's Club, w. ;
Travellers' Club, s.w. ; 26, Cheslmm Place, s.w.

WHITEHEAD, Henry, Esq., M.V.O., of
Haslem Hey, Lancashire.

Third and elder surviving son of John Whitehead,
Esq., of Elton, Lancashire, who d. 1898, by Eliza
Ellen, who d. 1880, dau. of the late John Allanson,
Esq., of Birtle, Lancashire ; b. 1842 ; in. 1871 Louisa,
who d. I'US, dau. of the late Peter Priestley, Esq., of
Euxton, and has, with other issue, a son, *John, late
Major 5th Batt. Lancashire Fusiliers, T.D.; educated
at Trinity Hall, Cambridge ; b. 1874 ; m. 1907 Janet
Gertrude, dau. of the late Kobert Mitchell, Esq., of
Bury, and has, with other issue, a son, * John Kay, b.
1910. Mr. Whitehead is a J.P. and D.L. for Lan-
cashire (High Sheriff 1903) and Hon. Commandant
16th Batt. Lancashire Vol. Viegi..— Haslem Hey,
Elton,, Bury, Lancashire ; Carlton Chib, s.w. ;
Constitutional Club, w.c.

WHITEHEAD, Miss, of Barnjet, Kent.

Elizabeth, dau. of John Whitehead, Esq., J.P., of Barn,
jet, who d. 1879, by his 2nd wife Mary, who d. 1884,
eldest dau. of the late Thomas Milles, Esq. Miss
Whitehead, who s. her brother the Eev. Decimus
Herbert Whitehead, M.A., 1908, is Lady of the Manor
of Barnjet. — Barnjet, West Barming, Maidstone.

WHITEHEAD, Mrs., of Deighton Grove,
Mary Jane, only dau. of the Right Hon. Matthew
Talbot Baines, M.P., of Lancaster, who d. 1860, by
Anne, who d. 1874, dau. of the late Lazarus Threlfall,
Esq., of Lancaster ; m. 1863 George Whitehead,
Esq., of Deighton Grove, a J.P. for the E. and W.
Kidings of Yorkshire, late Capt. Yorkshire Hussars
Yeo. Cav., who d. 1904, leaving, with other issue,
a son, * the Rev. George Talbot, Rector of Thornton-
Watlass, Yorkshire ; educated at Charterhouse and
at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1893, M.A. 1897) ;
b. 1870 ; m. 1895 Margaret Louise, 2nd dau. of the
Eev. Mars Hamilton Begbie, formerly Vicar of St.
Michael's, Stockwell, and has, with other issue, a
son, ■* George Mars Cedric Talbot, was temp. 2nd
Lieut. 8th (Service) Batt. Yorkshire Regt. 1914-15;
6. 1896. — Deightmi Grove, near York.

+ WHITEHEAD, Mrs., of The Hall, Fenybont,
Sarah Ann, dau. of the late William Walter Jones,
Esq.; m. 18— Major-Gen.Eobert Children Whitehead,
C.B., of The Hall, Penybont, Col. of the Northampton-
shire Regt. and a J.P. for Radnorshire (High Sheriff
1908), who commanded the 58th Regt. 1874-9 and
the 48th and 63rd Regimental Dists. 1881-6, who
had the Order of the Medjidie, 5th Class, and who
d. 1910.— Tfte Hall, Pemjbont, Radnorshire.

WHITEHEAD, Robekt, Esq., of Hargate
Wall, Derbyshire.

Youngest son of John Whitehead, Esq., of Elton,
Lancashire, who d. 1898, by Eliza Ellen, who d. 1880,
dau. of the late John ALlanson, Esq., of Birtle, Lan-
cashire ; b. 1856 ; m. 1888 Edith Hardman, 4th dau.

of the late Henry Oram, Esq., of Bury, and has 8
daus. Mr. Whitehead is a Magistrate for Derbyshire
(High Sheriff 1915).— fl'arjaie Hall, Millers Dale,
vid Buxton, Derbyshire ; Junior Carlton Club, s.w. ;
Junior Constitutional Club, w.

WHITEHOUSE, Sir Geokge, K.C.B.— Cr.

Son of the late Alfred Whitehouse, Esq., Paymaster-
in-Chief, R.N. ; b. 1857; m. 1895 Florence Cecilia,
dau. of the late Rev. George. Roach Hyatt. Sir
George Whitehouse, who was educate* at King's
Coll., London, is a Civil Engineer, has been employed
in the construction of Railways in Natal, Mexico,
India and Peru, constructed the Uganda Railway
and was Manager and Chief Engineer 1895-1903
and Chief Engineer of the Central Argentine Rail,
way 190i-9.— Arthur Hall, Sudbury, Suffolk; B.
Societies' Club, s.w.

WHITELAW, Alexander, Esq., of Gart-
shore, Dumbartonshire ; and of Woodhall,

Eldest son of Alexander Whitelaw, Esq., D.L., of Gart-
shore, and Woodhall, who d. 1879, by Barbara Forbes,
who d. 1909, youngest dau. of the late Robert Lock-
hart, Esq. ; 6. 1862 ; m. 1886 Dorothy, eldest dau. of
the late Ralph Disraeli, Esq., and niece of the 1st and
only Earl of Beaconsfield. Mr. Whitelaw, who was
educated at Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge,
is a J.P. and D.L. for cos. Dumbarton and Lanark,
Capt. and Hon. Major late Sussex Yeo., T.D. (pre-
viously served in the Lanarkshire Yeo. Cav.), and
Member of the R. Co. of Archers (King's
for Scotland). — Gartshore, Kirkintilloch,
ton. Conservative, and Wellington Clubs,
Belgrave Square, s.w.

/leir Pres., his brother GrEeme Alexander Lockhart, late Capt.
3rd Batt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders ; M.P. for
Lanarkshire, N.W., 1892-5 : educated at Harrow and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge ; 6. 1863 ; m. 1st 1885 Bessie, who
d. 19U0, dau of James Reid Stewart, Esq.: 2ndly 1902
Laura, dau. of the late James Montagu, Esq., of Melton
Park, Yorkshire, and has, with other issue, a son, 'Greeme
Stewart Lockhart. b. 19UU.

0. Cav.), and a J_

;'s Body Guard ' »j

•,h,N.B.; Carl- M

nubs, S.W. ; 34, H

WHITELEGGE, Sir (Benjamin) Arthur,
K.C.B., M.D, P.R.C.P.— Cr. 19n.

Second son of Henry Whitelegge, Esq., of Tideswell,
Derbyshire, who d. 1880, by Ann Mason, dau. of the
late William Carrington, Esq., of Manchester ; b.
1852 ; m. 1885 Fanny Marian, dau. of the late John
Callcott Horsley, Esq., R.Ac., of Kensington, and
Cranbrook, Kent. Sir Arthur Whitelegge, who was
educated at Tideswell Grammar School and at
Univ. Coll., London (Fellow 1897, B.Sc. London
Univ. 1874, M.D. 1881, D.P.H. Cambridge 1881,
F.R.C.P. 1898), was Medical OflScer of Health,
Nottingham, 1884-9 ; County Medical Officer of
Health, W. Riding of Yorkshire, 1889-96; Milroy
Lecturer, R. Coll. of Physicians, 1893; Chief
Sanitary Officer, W. Riding Rivers Board, 1894-
6 ; Lecturer on Hygiene and Public Health,
Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, 1891-
6, and H.M.'s Chief Inspector of Factories
and Workshops 1890-1911.— Athencaujn Club, s.w. ;
Savile Club, w. ; 12, St. Mary Abbot's Terrace,
Kensington, w.

WHITELEY. See Huntington- Whitelcy; and
Marchamley, Lord





WHITEMAN, Mrs., of Temple Grafton Court
Alice Phoebe, eldest dau. of Dominiek Samuel Gregg
Esq., J.P., who d. 1909, by Alice Woodhams, who d.
1918, elder dau. of the late James William Carlile,
Esq.,J.P.andD.L.,ofPonsbourne Park, Herts; »!.190.3
Major John Whiteraan, Duke of Cambridge's Own
Middlesex Eegt., who d.s.p. (of wounds received whilst

' in command of Hawke Batt. E. Naval Div.) 1917.
Mrs. Whiteman is Patron of 1 Xiving.— Temple
Grafton Cmtrt, Alcester, frarwickshire .


Catherine Anne, dau. of the late W. H. Davies, Esq
of Nova Scotia ; m. 1872, as his 2nd wife, the Kight
Hon. Sir William Vallanee Whiteway, K.C.M.G.,
K.C., D.C.L., a Barrister-at-Law, who was Speaker
of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland 18G.5-9
Solicitor-Gen. there 1873-8 ; Premier and Attorney-
Gen. 1878-85 and 1889-94, and on several occasions
a Delegate to the British Government, more especially
with reference to Treaty rights, and who was cr.
K.C.M.G. 1880, and d. l^O&.~Rivervieio, St. John's,

WHITEWAY, of Hemingford Grey, Hunting-
donshire. See Watt.

WHITFIELD, Geokgb, Esq., of Modreeny, co.
Only surviving son of George Whitfield, Esq., J.P., of
Modreeny, who d. 1892, by Jane, who d. 1914, 2nd
dau. of the late George Whitfield, Esq., of Bar-
bados; 6. 1870; m. 1897 Violet Charlotte Jcsephine,
eldest dau. of the late Surgeon-Gen. Andrew Acres
Stoney, of Frankford, King's Co., and has, with
other issue, a son * George, Sub-Lieut. R.N. ;
educated at the K. Naval Colls, at Osborne and
Dartmouth; 6 1899. Mr. Whitfield, who was edu-
cated at Wellington Coll. and at Magdalen Coll.,
Oxford (B.A. 1894), and called to the Bar at King's
Inn's, Dublin, 1898, is a Magistrate for co. Tipperary
and Capt. 3rd Batt. Leinster Regt. — Modreeny,
Cloughjordan, co. Tipperary; R. Automobile Club,
s.w. ; University Club, Dublin.

Theophilus, Esq., of Bospolvans, and
TrewoUack, Cornwall. |

Only son of Henry Whitford, Esq., of Treventon, '
Cornwall (by Margaret Hawkey, dau. of the late
Edward Drew, Capt. R.N.), and grand-nephew of the
late Thomas Theophilus Hawkey, Esq., of Tre
wollack ; 6. 1862 ; m. 1889 Alice Louisa, 2nd dau. of
John M. D. Shepherd, Esq., of Coombe Fishacre,
and has, with other issue, "Edward Horace, Lieut.
16th Cav., Indian Army; educated at the R.
Mil. Coll., Sandhurst; 6. 1890. Mr. Whitford
Hawkey, who was educated at Trinity Hall,
Cambridge (B.A. 1886), admitted a Solicitor 1889,
and assumed the additional surname of Hawkey
1879, under the will of his maternal great-uncle,
was formerly Capt. 2nd Vol. Batt. Duke of Corn
wall's 1,.!.— Bospolvans, St. Columb ; Trewollack,
St. Wenn, Cornwall.

WHITGREAVE, John Lockley Joseph, Esq.,
of Moseley Court, Staffordshire.
Only surviving son of Robert Whitgreave, Esq., of
Moseley Court, who rf. 1918, by Marian Clare, only
surviving dau. of the late John Francis Leadbitter-
Smith, Esq., of Flass Hall, co. Durham ; b. 1889. Mr.
Whitgreave, who Was educated at Kensey School,

Launceston, Cornwall, is Lord of the Manor of Moseley
and Patron of Bushbury. — Residence: Bushbury
Lodge, Walton-by-Clevedon, Somerset.

WHITE A, Sir William, Knt.— Cr. 1902.

Fimrth son of the late Robert Whitla, of Monaghan,
by Anne, dau. of the late Alexander Williams, of
Dublin; b. 1851; to. 1876 Ada, dau. of George
Bourne, of Draconage, Staffordshire. Sir William
Whitla, who was educated at Queen's Univ., Belfast
(M.D. 1877, Hon. M.A. R. Univ. of Ireland 1897,
Hon. LL.D. Glasgow 1905, Hon. M.D. Dublin 1912),
and was President of the British Medical Association
1909, is Professor of Materia Medica and Thera-
peutics at Queen's Coll., Belfast, President of
several scientific Societies, Senior Physician of the
R. Victoria Hospital, a Member of the Senate of
Queen's Univ., Belfast, which he represents on
the Gen. Medical Council, a J. P. for co. Antrim and
Author of many medical and scientific works ; ap-
pointed an Hon. Physician in Ireland to H.M. King
George V. 1917 and elected MP. for Queen's Univ.
l^lS.—Lennoxvale House, Belfast ; 8, College Square
North, r '■ •

WHITLEY, the Right Hon. John Hbney.

Eldest son of Nathan Wliitley, Esq., of Halifax,
Yorkshire, who d. 1889 ; b. 1866 ; m. 1892 Margherita
Virginia, dau. of Giulio Marchetti, Esq., of Halifax.
Mr. Whitley, who was educated at Clifton Coll.
(B.A. London Univ. 1885), is a J.P. for the W.
Riding of Yorkshire ; was a Junior Lord of the
Treasury 1907-10, and Deputy Chairman of Ways
and Means in the House of Commons 1910-11 ;
elected Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and
Means 1911 ; has been M.P. for Halifax since 1900.
—Brantwood, Halifax; National Liberal Glul;,
s.w. ; 61, Burton Court, Chelsea, s.w.

WHITLEY, John Henry Arthuij, Esq., of
Bourton Manor, Shropshire.

Only son of Henry Jackson Whitley, Esq., of The
Close, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, and of Ash ton Hall,
Lancashire, who d. 1888, by Elizabeth Catharine,
whod. 1876, dau. of the late John Micklethwait, Esq.,
of Ardsley; 6. 1862; m. 1891 Susan Isabella, dau.
of the Rev. Weston Brocklesby Davis, Vicar of Rams-
bury, Wilts. Mr. Whitley, who was educated at Eton
and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A. 1884), is a J.P.
for Shropshire (High Sheriff 1918). — Bourton Manor,
Much VTenlock ; Oxford and Cambridge Club, s.w.

WHITLEY - THOMSON, Sir Frederick
Whitley, Knt.-Cr. 1916.

Eldest and only surviving son of Jonathan Thomson,
Esq., of Glasgow, who d. 1894, by Emma, who d. 1909,
2nd dau. of the late John Whitley, Esq. , of Hudders-
field ; b. 1851 ; m. 1888 Bertha Florence, 3rd dau. of
the late Aid. Matthew Smith, formerly Mayor of
Halifax. Sir Frederick Whitley-Thomson, who was
educated at Glasgow Academy and at Andersonian
Univ., Glasgow, and assumed the prefix surname of
Whitley by royal license 1914, is a J.P. for and an
Aid. of Halifax ("Mayor 1908-11), Chairman of the
Finance Committee of the Halifax Co. Borough Coun-
cil, head of the firm of J. Whiteley it Sons, card manu-
facturers, of Halifax, a Director of the English Card
Clothing Co. Ltd., and a Member of the Halifax Cham-
ber of Commerce (President 1913-15) ; was M.P. for
the Skipton Div. of the N. Part of the W. Riding of
Yorkshire 1900-6 ; as Coronation Mayor was instru-
mental in raising a Fund of £10,000 for the E.




Halifax Infirmary and Halifax Dist. Nursing Asso-
ciation in memory of King Edward VII. — 40, PrescoH
Street, Halifax, Yorkshire ; Reform Club, s.w. ;
Halifax Club, Halifax ; 19, Addison Rood, w.

WHITMORE, Francis Alexander WOL-
EYCHE-, Esq., of Dudmaston Hall,

Eldest son of the Rev. Francis Henry Wolryche-
Whitmore, M.A., J.P., of Dudmaston Hall, who d.
1908, by Isabella, who d. 1902, youngest dau. of the
late Capt. Henry Bazely, R.N. ; b. 1845; ?n. 1871
Alice Mary, elder dau. of the late Alfred Darby, Esq.
(younger son of the late Edmund Darby, Esq., of
Coalbrookdale, Shropshire), and has, with other issue,
a son, * Geoffrey Charlton, Capt. Shropshire Yeo. ;
late Lieut. 3rd Batt. Shropshire L.I. ; was Mayor of
Bridgnorth 1914 ; educated at Eton and at Magdalen
Coll., Oxford ; b. 1881 ; m. 1907 Susan, who d. 1907,
5th dau. of Charles Lethbridge, Esq., J. P., formerly
of Sherfield Manor, Hampshire. Mr. VVolryche-
Whitmore, who was educated at Eton and at Merton
Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1869), is a Magistrate for Shrop-
shire, an Hon. Lieut.-Col. in the Army, Lieut.-Col. and
Hon. Col. late Comm. 3rd Batt. Shropshire L.I., Lord
of the Manors of Quatt-Malvern, Wolstaston, and
Leebotwood, and Patron of 2 livings. — Dudmaston
Hall, Bridgnorth, Shropshire ; harden Hall, Wen-
lock, Shropshire ; Junior Carlton Club, s.w.

WHITMORE, Lieut.-Col. Francis Henry
Douglas Charlton, C.M.G., D.S.O., of
Orsett Hall, Essex.

Only son of Capt. Thomas Charles Douglas Whitmore,
-J.P. and D.L., formerly R. Horse Guards, of Orsett
Hall, who d. 1907, by Louisa Margaret Emily, who
d. 1892, 5th dau. of Sir William Edmund Cradock-
Hartopp,3rd Bart.; b. 1872; to. 1900 Violet Frances
Elizabeth, youngest dau. of Sir William Henry
Houldsworth, 1st Bart. Lieut.-Col. Whitmore, who
was educated at Eton, is a J.P., D.L. and C.C. for
Essex, Lieut.-Col. Essex Yeo., T.D., and Lord of the
Manors of Orsett, Stifford, and Corringham. — Orsett
Hall, Orsett, Essex; Boodle's, and Carlton Clubs, s.w.

WHITMORE, William Walter, Esq., of
Manor House.Lower Slaughter, Gloucester-

Second sou of Charles Shapland Whitmore, Esq.,Q.C.,
of Manor House, Lower Slaughter, who d. 1877, by
Katharine Elizabeth, who d. 1883, elder dau. of the
late Lieut.-Col. Robert James Brownrigg, b. 1853 ;
s. his brother Charles Algernon Whitmore, Esq., M.P.,
1908. Mr. Whitmore, who was educated at Eton
and at B.N.C., Oxford (B.A. 1876), is Lord of the
Manor of Lower Slaughter.— Jl/anor House, Lower
Slaughter R.S.O., Gloucestershire; Carlton, Oxford
and Cambridge, and Wellitigton Clubs, s.w.

WHITMORE-JONES, Mrs., of Chastleton,
Irene, 4th dau. of the Rev. Charles Allan Dickins,
M.A., Vicar of Tardebigge, Worcestershire, and Hon.
Canon of Worcester, by Frances Barbara, who d.
1908, 3rd dau. of the late John Henry Whitmore-
Jones, Esq., of Chastleton ; m. 1900 Thomas Whit-
more Whitmore-Jones, Esq., of Chastleton, a Bar-
rister-at-Law, who d.s.p. 1917. — Chastleloyi, Moreton-
in-Marsh, Gloucestershire


Alice, 3rd dau. of the late William M. Park, Esq., of
ComwaU, Ontario ; m. 1876 the Hon. Sir James

Pliny Whitney, K.C.M.G., LL.D., D.C.L., K.C., Lieut.-
Col. in the Reserve Militia of Canada, who formerly
practised as a Barrister, who was M.L.A. of
Ontario 1888-1914, Prime Minister and Attorney-
Gen. 1905, and Prime Minister and President of the
Council 1905-14, and who was or. Knt. 1908,
K.C.M.G. 1913, and d. im.— Toronto, Ontario.

WHITNEY. See Fetherstonhaugh-Whitney.

WHITSON, William, Esq., of Isla Park, Mud-
hall, Bleaton, and Draffin, Perthshire ;
and of Leoch, Forfarshire.

Eldest son of James Whitson, Esq., J.P., of Isla
Park, who d. 1880, by Margaret, only dau. of the late
William Young, Esq., M.D., of George Square, Edin-
burgh ; b. 1863 ; to. 1911 Jenny, dau. of the late
David Lyell, Esq., M.D., of Newburgh, Fife. Mr.
Whitson is a J.P. and C.S. for Perthshire and
a C.S. for Forfarshire. — Isla Park, near Coupar
Angus; Scottish Conservative Club, Edinbitrgh ;
Constitutional Club, Blairgowrie.

Ueir I^es., his brotber Patrick Alexander, h. 1866.

WHITSON. ^ee Hill.Whitson.

WHITTAKER, the Right Hon. Sir Thomas
Palmer, Knt.— Cr. 1906.
Third son of Thomas Whittaker, Esq., J.P., of Scar-
borough, who d. 1899, by Louisa, who d. 1875, dau. of
the late George Palmer, Esq. ; b. 1850 ; m. 1874 Emma
Mary, 3rd dau. of Capt. Charles Theedam, of Scar-
borough. Sir Thomas Whittaker, who was educated
at Huddersfield Coll., is Chairman and Managing
Director of the United Kingdom Temperance and
General Life Assurance Institution, and was for-
merly a Member of the Scarborough Corporation ;
sat as M.P. for the Spen Valley Div. of the E. Part
of the W. Riding of Yorkshire 1892-1918 and
has sat for the Spen Valley Div. of the W. Riding
since 1918.— i?e/orTO Club, s.w.; 2, Wetherby Gar-
dens, S. Kensington, s.w.

WHITTAKER, Robert, Esq., of Prospect
Hill, Lancashire.

Elder son of Thomas Whittaker, Esq., J. P., of
Prospect Hill, who d. 1888, by Anne, who d. 1899,
dau. of the late Robert Whittaker, Esq., of Prospect
Hill ; b. 1836 ; m. 1st 1864 Mary Hannah, who d. 1889,
only dau. of the late John Dronsfield, Esq., of Werneth
House, Lancashire ; 2ndly 1891 Emily Maria, who d.
1915, dau. of Robert Stacey Price, Esq., and widow of
John C. Adey, Esq., and has had, with other issue,
Thomas (eldest son), b. 1865; m. 1897 Victoria,
who d. 1916, 4th dau. of the late Andrew Knowles,
Esq., of Swinton Old Hall, Lancashire, and d. 1918,
leaving a dau., Victoria Mary; and *John Dronsfield
(2nd son), educated at Jesus Coll., Cambridge (B.A.
1887); b. 1866; m. 1906 Constance Egerton, 2nd
dau. of the late Samuel Ashworth, Esq., of Egerton
Lodge, Bolton le-Moors, and has, with other issue, a
son, * Robert Christopher Cornwallis, 6. 190S. Mr.
Whittaker, who was educated at Preston, is a
Magistrate for Lancashire and for Oldham (Jlayor
1895, 1896, and 1897).— Residence : Court Heath,
Bournemouth ; Carlton Club, s.w.


Edith Anna, dau. of the late Samuel Barker, Esq., of
Bakewell and Smyrna ; m. 1862 Sir James William
Whittall, the Founder and President of the British
Chamber of Commerce of Turkey, >vho was cr.
Knt. 1898, and d. 1910.





WHITTELL, of Upper Helmsley. See Herbert.

WHITTING, Chables Edwakd, Esq., of Up-
hill Grange, Somerset.

Eldest son of Charles Whitting, Esq., of Sandcroft,
Uphill, who d. 1895, by Anne Harris, dau. of the late
Edward Morgan Williams, Esq., J.P., of Ynyshir, CO.
Glamorgan ; b. 1845 ; to. 1st 1870 Maria Elizabeth,
who d. 1879, dau. of Henry Jewel, Esq., M.D.; 2ndly
1883 Sophia Jane, who d. 1891, younger dau. of Sir
Digby Francis Mackworth, 5th Bart.; 3rdly 1894
Jessie May, youngest dau. of Oliver Morgan Lilly,
Esq., of The Croft, Spondon, Derbyshire, and has,
with other issue, * Edward Jewel ; educated at
Kugby and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1894) ;
b. 1872; TO. 1896 Mary Viotoire Emily, only sur-
viving dau. of Richard Brice, Esq., of Charlynch,
Somerset. Mr. Whitting, who was educated at Rugby
and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1868, M.A.
1874), is a Magistrate for Somerset and Lieut.-Col.
late 3rd V. B. Somersetshire h.l.— Uphill Grange,
Weston-super-Mare ; Constitutioiial Club, w.c.

WHITWELL, William Fey, Esq., formerly
of Overdene, Saltburn by the Sea, York-
Eldest son of William Whitwell, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,
of Overdene, who d. 1910, by Henrietta Jane, who
d. 1911, dau. of the late Joseph Fry, Esq., of Bristol ;
6. 1867. Mr. Whitwell, who was educated at
Uppingham, is a Magistrate for the N. Riding of
Yorkshire (High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1919).— CZocfe-
ivood House, Yarm, Yorkshire.

WHITWORTH, William Chetwode, Esq.,
of Earls Barton Hall, Northamptonshire,

Eldest son of William Brudenell Whitworth, Esq., of
Earls Barton Hall, who d. 1861, by Caroline Louisa
2nd dau. of the late WilUam Poyntz Mason Owsley,
Esq., of Blaston, Leicestershire ; b. 1858 ; late Capt.
4th Batt. Northamptonshire Eegt. — Earls Barton
Hall, NortJiampton.

Radley ;

WHYTE, Lady.

Jane, dau. of the late Adam Scott, Esq., of Toronto ; m.
1871 Sir William Whyte, who was 2nd Vice-Presi-
dent of the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. 1904-10
and Vice-President .1910-11, and who was cr. Knt.
1911 and d. 1914.— 603, River Ave, Winnipeg,

WHYTE, Charles Cecil Beresfokd, Esq.,
of Hatley Manor, co. Leitrim.

Elder son of Col. John James Whyte (formerly
Comm. 7th Hussars), of Newtown Manor, co. Leit.
rim, and of Pilton House, Devon, who d. 1889, by
Marianne Jessie, who d. 1874, dau. of the late Charles
Dieudonne de Montenach, Patrician of Fribourg ; 6.
1845 ; m. 1874 Petronella, dau. of Herr Magnus
Hallberg, Riksdagsman, of Tyareby, Sweden, and
niece of the late Charles Manners St. George, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L., of Hatley Manor, and has, with other
issue, a son, * Cecil Harman Baldwin St. George, an
Hon. 2nd Lieut, in the Army and temp. Capt. 5th
(Service) Batt. R. Irish Fusiliers; late Capt. 5th Batt.
Connaught Rangers ; was High Sheriff of co. Leitrim
1911 ; b. 1881 ; to. 1915 Mary Theodora, younger
dau. of Capt. George Hewson, J.P. and D

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