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Eldest son of the late Gen. Williams; b. 1842; m.
1882 Edith Helen, dau. of the late Laurence Shawe,
Esq., 5th Dragoon Guards. Major Williams-Hep-
■worth, who was educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Ad-
discombe, and assumed the additional surname of
Hepworth in 1881 on s. to Skelton Manor, was for-
merly Capt. 19th Hussars, and is Patron of 1 living.
— Midford Castle, Bath; Junior United Service
Club, s.w.

WILLIAMS-IDRIS. See Idris.

WILLIAMS-TAYLOR. See Taylor.

WILLIAMS-VAUGHAN. See Vaughan.

WILLIAMS-WYNN. See Wynn.

WILLIAMSON, the Right Hon. Sir Aechi-
BALD, Bart.— Cr. 1909.
Eldest son of Stephen WilUamson, Esq., M.P., of
Copley, Cheshire, and of Glenogil, Forfarshire, who
d. 1903, by Annie, 3rd dau. ot the late Rev. Thomas
Guthrie, D.D., ot Edinburgh; 6.1860; m. 1st 1887
Caroline Maria, who d. 1911, dau. of the late James
Charles Hayne, Esq., of London ; 2ndly 1912 the
Hon. Agnes Freda Herschell, a Lady of Grace of the
Order of St. John of Jerusalem, 2nd dau. of Farrer,
1st Lord Herschell, G.C.B., P.C. Sir Archibald
Williamson, who was educated at Craigmount and at
Edinburgh Univ., is a Magistrate for Liverpool, and
has been M.P. for Elginshire and Nairnshire since
WOd.— Glenogil. Kirriemuir. Forfarshire ; Brooks's,
Reform, and R. Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; Bath Club,
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w. ; City of London Club, e.g.; 36, Belgrave

Square, s.w.

Brir. his son Stephen Kenneth Guthrie, Capt. 2ucl Co. ,,i
London (Westminster Dragoons) Teo. and Acting Jlcim-
M.G.O. ; educatefl at Eton and at Trinity CoU., Cambriiit;.-
(B.A. 1909) : /,. 1888 ; m. 1918 Jessie, elder dau. of William
Alfred Harford, Esq., of Pettv Prance, Badminton, Glou-
cestershire, and has a dau., .lean Mary.

WILLIAMSON, Sir Hedwoeth, Bart., of
Whitburn Hall, eo. Durham.— Cr. 1642.

Eldest son of Sir Hedworth Williamson, 8th Bart.,
by Lady Elizabeth Jane Hay, dau. of Henry Thomas,
1st Earl of Ravensworth {ext.); b. 1867; s. 1900.
Educated at Eton and at Ch. Ch., Oxford ; is a J.P.
and D.L. for co. Durham, and was High Sheriff 1904.
— Whitbur^i Hall, Sunderland ; Appley Hall, Ryde ;
Brooks's, and Marlborotigh Clubs, s.w. ; 65, Curzon
Street, Mayfair, w.

Heir Pres.. his nephew Cliarles Hedworth, elder sou of
Fredericlt Charles Williamson, Esq. (youngest son of the
8th Bart.), who d. 1907, by Phyllis, dau. of the late Lieut.-



WILLIAMSON, Sir James, Knt., C.B.— Cr.
1900.

Son of James Rea Williamson, of Edinburgh, by Jane,
dau. of the late William Shute ; b. 1839 ; m. 1st 1863
Mary Ruth, who d. 1891, dau. of John Bramsdon, ot
Portsea ; 2ndly 1894 Jemima Alison, dau. of John
Maxton, Solicitor, Lanarkshire. Sir James William-
son, who was educated at Portsmouth Grammar
School and at Dockyard Coll., Portsmouth, was
Director of Dockyards at the Admiralty 1891-1905.—
Marlborough Club, s.w. ; 27, Cedars Road, Cla2)ham
Common, s.w.

WILLIAMSON, the Rev. Charles David
Robertson, formerly of Lawers, Perthshire.

Onlv son of Col. David Robertson Williamson, J.P.
and' D.L., late 6th Batt. The Black Watch (R.
Highlanders), V.D., of Lawers, who d. 1913, by the
Hon. Selina Maria, 2nd dau. of Charles Morgan
Robinson (Morgan), 1st Lord Tredegar ; b. 1853.
Mr. Williamson, who was educated at Eton and at
Univ. Coll., Oxford, was formerly Private Secretary
to the 1st Marquis of Ripon and is a Clerk in Holy
Orders of the Church of Rome. — Tomperran, Comrie,
Perthshire.

WILLIAMSON, John Wilson, Esq., of West-
sidewood, Lanarkshire.

Second son of James Williamson, Esq., of Edin-
burgh, who d. 1873, by Ann, who d. 1882, dau. of
the late John Wilson, Esq., of Westsidewood ; b.
1843; s. his brother James Williamson, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., 1914. Mr. Williamson, who was educated
at the R. High School, Edinburgh, is Hon. Secretary
of the Macmillan Club R. High School— Westside-
wood, Carnwath, Lanarkshire: Athnle Lodge, 7,
Spylaiv Road, Edinburgh.

WILLIAMSON, Miss, of Cardrona, Peebles-
shire.
Katharine Isabella Ker, 2nd dau. of James Ker
Williamson, Esq., of Cardrona, who d. 1847, by Eliza-
beth, who d. 1874, 2nd dau. of Sir James Mont-
gomery, 2nd Bart., of Stanhope, Peeblesshire. Miss
Williamson s. her brother James Montgomery 1877.
— Cardrona, Peebles.

WILLIAMSON, Mrs., of Copley, Cheshire;
and of Glenogil, Forfarshire.
Annie, 3rd dau. of the Rev. Thomas Guthrie, D.D.,
of Edinburgh, who d. 1873, by Anne, who d. 1899,



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dau. of the late Bev. James Burns ; m. 1859 Stephen
WiUiamson, Esq., of Copley and of Glenogil, a J.P.
for Cheshu-e, and M.P. for St. Andrews 1880-5, and
for Kilmarnock Burghs 1886-95, who d. 1903, leaving,
with other issue, *the Right Hon. Sir Ai-ohibald
Williamson, 1st Bart, {whom see).— Copley, TJwrnton
Hough, Cheshire ; Glenogil, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire.



WILLIAMSON, Col. Eobeet Frederic, C.B.,
of Carrokeal, co. Cork.

Only son of Lieut.-Col. John Williamson, who d. 1881,
by Louisa, who d. 1892, only dau. of the late William
Devaynes, Esq., of Updown, Kent ; b. 1843 ; m. 1883
Mabel Napier, eldest dau. of the late Gen. Sir George
Tomkins Chesney, K.C.B., C.S.I., C.I.E., M.P., and
has issue 2 daus. Col. Williamson is a Magistrate
for CO. Cork (High Sheriff 1911), and formerly
commanded the 23rd R. Welsh Fusiliers. — Car-
rokeal, Mallow, CO. Cork ; Naval and Military
Club, w.



WILLIAMSON. See Charles- Will.



WILLINGDON, Lord (Freeman Freeman-
Thomas, G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., G.B.E.).— Cr.
1910.

Only son of Frederick Freeman Thomas, Esq., J.P.,
Lieut. Rifle Brigade, of Ratton, and Yapton, Sussex,
who d. 1868, by the Hon. Mabel, 3rd dau, of Henry,
1st Viscount Hampden ; h. 1866 ; m. 1892 Lady Marie
Adelaide Brassey, D.B.E., C.I., a Lady of Grace of
the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, 41h and 3rd
surviving dau. of Thomas, 1st Earl Brassey. Lord
Willingdon, who was educated at Eton and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge, and assumed the surname of I
Freeman-Thomas 1892, is a J.P. for Sussex, a
Knight of Grace of the Order of St. John of
Jerusalem, and Major ret., late Sussex Yeo., and
was M.P. for Hastings 1900-5, and for Cornwall,
Bodmin Div., July 1906-Jan. 1910, a Junior Lord
of the Treasury 1905-6, a Lord-in-Waiting to H.M.
King George V. 1911-13, and Governor of Bombay
1918-18; appointed Governor of Madras 1919.—
Government House, Madras ; Government House,
Ootacamund ; Brooks's Club, s.w. ; Baclielors' Club,
w. ; 5, Lygon Place, s.w.

Hrir, his son laigo Brassey, Lieut. 3rd Skinner's Horse,
Indian Army, and an A.D.O. ; educated at Eton and at
the Cadet Coll., Quetta; b. 1899.



WILLINGTON, James Thomas Cambie, Esq.,
of St. Keiran's, co. Tipperary.

Eldest son of Frederick WilUngton, Esq., of St.
Keiran's, who d. 1890, by Margaret Catherine Lane,
who d. 1916, only dau. of the late Solomon Richard
Cambie, Esq.; b. 1863; vi. 1892 Ahee Augusta,
younger dau. of the late Capt. Francis John Venner,
and has, with other issue, an only surviving son,
* Robert Malcolm Venner, b. 1895. Mr. WiUington,
who was educated at Trinity Coll., Dublin (M.A.
1885), and called to the Bar at King's Inns, Dublin,
1888, is a Magistrate for co. Tipperary. — St. Keiran's,
Bathcabbin, near Birr.



WILLIS, Lady.

' Eliza Abercromby, dau. of the late John Sands, Esq.,

of Highbury Crescent ; to. 1868 Sir William Willis, a
J.P. for Westminster, who was Accountant-Gen. of
the Navy 1882-5, and who was cr. Knt. 1885 and
d. 1905.— Dunan, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.



WILLIS, Joseph Deane, Esq., of Bapton,

Wilts.

Eldest son of Joseph Deans Willis, Esq., of Bapton,
who d. 1895, by Sarah, who d. 1894, dau. of the late
John William Griffith, Esq., of Tottenham; 6.1859; m.
1896 Ella Margaret, eldest dau. of Silas John Taunton
Esq., of Fugglestone House, Wilts., and has a dau.,
Elsie Margaret. Mr. Willis is Lord of the Manor of
Bapton. — Bapton Manor, near Codford, Wilts.

WILLIS, Mrs., of Newton Hall, Monmouth-



Katharine Fanny, eldest surviving dau. of Charles
Owles, Esq., of Kensington, by Catherine Elizabeth,
dau. of the late Edward Amond Johnson, Esq., of
Norwich, Governor of Ipswich Gaol ; m. 1902 the
Rev. William Armstrong Willis, of Newton Hall, a
J.P. for Herefordshire, who was Vicar of Llanrothal,
Herefordshire, 1893-9 ; Perpetual Curate of Welsh
Newton, Herefordshire, 1894-9, and Rector of
Llanvaches, Monmouthshire, 1906-10, and of Han-
well, Oxfordshire, 1910-12, and who d. 1912, leaving
2 daus.— Residence : St. John's, Monmouth.



WILLIS, Richard Atherton de Anyers,
Esq., of Halsnead Park, Lancashire.

Elder son of Henry Rodolph d'Anyers Willis, Esq., of
Halsnead Park, who d. 1902, by Alice, who d. 1915,3rd
dau. of the late Rev. Robert Hornby, of Lythwood Hall,
Shropshire ; b. 1871 ; vi. 1904 the Hon. Ethel Mary
Catherine Foster-Sketfington, 2nd dau. of Clotworthy
John Eyre, 11th Viscount Massereene and Ferravd,
and has, with other issue, a son, * Charles Rodolph
d'Anyers, b. 1907. Mr. Willis, who was educated at
Eton and at Ch. Ch., Oxford, and was formerly Lieut,
loth Hussars, was temp. Major (previously Lieut.)
Lancashire Hussars Yeo. 1914-16, and is Lord of the
Manor of Whiston. — Halsnead Park, near Prescot ;
Junior Carlton Club, s.w. ; Cavalry Club, w.

WILLIS-BUND, John William, Esq., C.B.E.,
F.S.A., of Wick Episcopi, Worcestershire.

Only son of John Walpole Willis, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Wick Episcopi, who d. 1877, by his 2nd wife
Ann Susannah Kent, dau. of the late Col. Thomas
Henry Bund, of Wick Episcopi ; b. 1843 ; m. 1st 1872
Harriette Penelope, who d. 1895, dau. of the late
Richard Temple, Esq., of The Nash, Worcestershire ;
2ndly 1896 Mary Elizabeth, youngest dau. of Gen.
Frederick Reynell Thackeray, C.B., and widow of Col.
AlexanderEssexFrederickHolcombe, 1st R.Scots, and
has, with other issue, a son, * Henry Dewi Hampton,
M.C., M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. 1906, and temp. Capt.
Army Medical Service ; b. 1882. Mr. Willis-Bund, who
was educated at Eton and at Caius Coll., Cambridge
(B.A. and LL.B., 1st Class Law 1864, M.A. 1868),
called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1869, and assumed
the additional surname of Bund in 1864, is a J.P.
for COS. Worcester and Cardigan, a D.L. for Worcester-
shire, Chairman of the Worcestershire Quarter Ses-
sions, and C.C., and Chairman of the Cardiganshire
Quarter Sessions. — Wick Episcopi, Worcester; Ox-
ford and Cambridge Club, s.w.; Constitutional
Club, w.c.

WILLIS-FLEMING. See Fleming.

WILLISON, Sir John Stephen, Knt., LL.D.
— Cr. 1913.

Second son of Stephen Willison, Esq., of Kirkby
I Malzeard, Yorkshire, who d. 1908, by Jane

EUeker, who d. 1880 ; b. 1856 ; 7«. 1885 Rachel
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dau. of the late William Turner, Esq., of Tiver-
ton, Ontario. Sir John Willison, who was educated
at Canadian Schools (Hon. LL.D. Queen's Univ.,
Kingston, 1903), was Editor of 'The Toronto
Globe ' 1890-1902 and of ' The News,' Toronto, (of
which he is President) 1902-17.— 10, Elmsley Place,
Toronto, Canada : British Empire Club, s.w. ; York ,
and Toronto Hunt Clubs, Toronto.



WILLOUGHBY DE EBESBY, Lord. See
under Ancaster, Earl of.

WILLOUGHBY DE BKOKE, Lord (Eichabd
Greville Veenet). — Or. 1492.

Elder son of Henry, 18th Lord, by Geraldme, who d.
1894, elder dau. of the late James Hugh Smith-Barry,
Esq., of Marbury Hall, Cheshire, and of Fota Island,
CO. Cork ; b. 1869 ; s. 1902 ; vi. 1895 Marie Frances
Lisette, O.B.E., dau. of the late Charles Addington
Hanbury, Esq. Lord Willoughby de Broke, who was
educated at Eton and at New Coll., Oxford (B.A.
1893), is a J.P. and D.L. for Warwickshire, Major
and Hon. Lieut.-Col. T.F. Reserve, late Major and
temp. Lieut.-Col. Warwickshire Yeo., T.D., and
Patron of 8 livings ; was M.P. for Warwickshire,
Eugby Div., 1895-1900 ; served on the Staff 1918.—
Compton Verney, Warwick; Carlton Club, s.w.



"WILLOUGHBY. See Ancaster, Earl of ; and Mid-
dleton. Lord.

WILLS, Sir Gilbert Alan Hamilton, Bart.,
O.B.E.— Cr. 1897.
Elder surviving son of Sir Frederick Wills, 1st Bart.,
M.P., by Anne, who d. 1910, eldest dau. of the Eev.
James Hamilton, D.D., of Longridge, Lanarkshire ; b.
1880; s. 1909; m. 1914 Victoria May, 3rd dau. of
Kear-Adm. Sir Edward Chichester, 9th Bart., C.B.,
C.M.G., of Youlston, Devonshire. Sir Gilbert Wills,
who was educated at Magdalen Coll., Oxford (B.A.
1905, M.A. 1909), is a Magistrate for Somerset, and
Major E. North Devon Hussars Yeo., late temp. Lieut.-
Col. Coram, a Batt. M.G.C. ; was Extra A.D.C. to
the Lord Lieut, of Ireland 1908-12 ; sat as M.P. for
Taunton 1912-18, and has sat for the Weston-
super-Mare Div. of Somerset since 1918 — North-
moor, near Diilverton ; Carlton, and Junior Carlton
Clubs, s.w. ; Cavalry, and Junior Naval and Military
Clubs, yf.

Heir, hia son Fredeiick Autliony Hamilton, b. 1916.

WILLS, Sir (Edward) Chaning, Bart., F.C.S.
— Cr. 1904.

Eldest son of Sir Edward Payson Wills, 1st Bart.,
K.C.B., by Mary Ann, who d. 1891, eldest dau. of
the late Joseph Chaning Pearce, Esq., M.E.C.S.,
F.G.S., of Montague House, Bath ; b. 1861 ; s. 1910 ;
m. 1891 Isabella Sommerville, eldest dau. of the
late Peter Fabyan Sparke Evans, Esq., J.P., of
Trinmore, Clifton Down, Bristol. Sir Chaning
Wills, -who was educated at Clifton Coll. and at
Emmanuel Coll., Cambridge


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