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urbridge
Div. since 1918. — Perrycroft, Colwall, Herefordshire ^
Reform, and National Liberal Clubs, s.w. ; Bath
Club, w. ; 4, Whitehall Court, s.w.

WILSON, the Right Hon. Sir Guy Douglas
Arthur Fleetwood, G.C.I.E., K.C.B.,
K.C.M.G.— Cr. Knt. 1902, K.C.B. 1905,
K.C.M.G. 1908, G.C.I.E. 1911.

Only son of Capt. Fleetwood Wilson, 8th Hussars, of
Knowle Hall, Warwickshire, who d. 1862, by Harriet
Horatia, who d. 1907, dau. of the late Capt. Montagu
Walker, E.N., of Brook ; b. 1851. Is a Magistrate
for CO. London, and was Director-Gen. of the R. Army
Clothing Department 1893-8, Assistant Under-
Secretary of State for War 1898-1908, Financial
Adviser in S. Africa 1901, Director-Gen. of Army
Finance 1903-8, and Finance Member and Vice-
President of the Supreme Council of the Governor-
Gen, of India 1908-13. — Dees, Dormansland, Ling-
field; Travellers', Athenceum, and Marlboi-ough
Clubs, s.w. .• St. James's, and Turf Clubs, w. ;
Chantrey House, Eccleston Street, s.w.

WILSON, the Hon. Lady.

Beatrice Violet Mary, eldest dau. of the Hon. George
Charles Mostyn, who d.v.p. 1879 (by Mary, who d.
1917, 2nd dau. of the late Right Rev. James Henry
Monk, D.D., Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol),
and sister of Hubert Gecrge Charles, 7th Lord Vaux
of Harrowden ; vi. 1895, as his 2nd wife. Sir Charles j
Rivers Wilson, G.C.M.G., C.B., who was Finance
Minister in Egypt 1878-9 and Comptroller-Gen.
of the National Debt Office 1874-95, who had the
Order of the Medjidie, 1st Class, and who was cr.
K.C.M.G. 1880, G.C.M.G. 1895, and d. 1916.-17,
Cliartfield Avenue, Putney Hill, s.w.

WILSON, Sir Roland Knyvet, Bart., of Delhi.
— Cr. 1858.

Second and elder surviving son of Kear-Adm.
George Knyvet Wilson, who d. 1866, by Agnes Mary,
youngest dau. of the late Rev. William Yonge, Vicar
of Swaffham, Norfolk; b. 1840; s. his uncle Sir
Archdale Wilson, 1st Bart., under a special remainder.
1874; m. 1873 Christiana Whiting, who d. 1917,
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youngest dau. of the late Richard Phillips, Esi|.,
F.R.S. Sir Roland Wilson, who was educated at
Eton and at King's Coll., Cambridge, of which he
was formerly Fellow (B.A. 1863, M.A. 1866, LL.JL
1875), and called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1867,
was Reader in Indian Law at Cambridge 1878-92, and
is a J.P. for Richmond, Surrey, and the Author of ' A
Digest of Anglo-Muhammadan Law,' ' The Province
of the State,' 'The First and Last Fight for Volun-
tary Education,' &c. — 86, Church Road, Richmond,
Surrey.

Brir Pres., his brother Sir Arthur Knyvet, G.C.B., G.O.V.O.,
V.C., O.M. (whom set).

WILSON, Sir Mathew Richard Henry, Bart.,
C.S.I., D.S.O., of Eshton Hall, Yorkshire.
— Cr. 1874.

Eldest son of Sir Mathew Amcotts Wilson, 3rd Bart.,
by Georgina Mary, eldest dau. of the late Richard
Thomas Lee, Esq., of Grove Hall, Yorkshire ; b. 1875 ;
s. 1914 ; m. 1905 the Hon. Barbara Lister, eldest
dau. of Thomas, 4th Lord Ribblesdale. Sir Mathew
Wilson, who was educated at Harrow and at the R.
Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and was Mil. Secretary to the
Commander-in-Chief in India 1909-11, is Major
Reserve of Officers, Major ret., late 10th B. Hussars,
Lieut.-Col. T.F. Reserve, late 1st Co. of London
(Middlesex) Yeo., and Patron of 4 livings ; elected
M.P. for the S.W. Div. of Bethnal Green 1914.—
Eshton Hall, Gargrave, Yorkshire; Army and Navy
Club, s.w.

Heir, bis son Mathew Martin, b. 1906.

WILSON, Gratiana Mary, Lady.

Only dau. of the late Adm. Richard Thomas, of
Stonehouse, Devonshire ; m. 1850 Sir Mathew
Wharton Wilson, 2nd Bart., of Eshton Hall, York-
shire, who d. 1909.— T/^e Golden Farm, Cirencester.

WILSON, Edith Hester, Lady.

Second dau. of Henry Vickers, Esq., of Holmwood,
Ecclesall, Yorkshire ; m. 1866 Sir Alexander Wilson,
1st and only Bart. (cr. 1897), who d.s.p. 1907.—
Archer House, Slieffield.

WILSON, Sir James Robertson, Bart., of
Airdrie House, Lanarkshire. — Cr. 1906.

Eldest son of Sir John Wilson, 1st Bart., by his 1st
wife Margaret Bell Millar, who d. 1885, dau. of the
late James Robertson, Esq., of Glasgow ; b. 1883 ; s.
1918; m. 1908 Helen Rae Fife, elder dau. of Archi-
bald Bulloch Graham, Esq., of Glasgow. Sir James
Wilson, who was educated at Uppingham and at
Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1906), is Capt. T.F.
Reserve, late Lanarkshire Yeo.— Residence: Inver-
trossachs, Callander. Perthshire ; Cavalry Club, w. ;
County Club, Perth; The Club, Stirling.



WILSON, Emma Alexandrina, Lady, of
Kippen Tower, Perthshire.

Dau. of David Binnie, Esq., of Glasgow ; m. 188!), as
his 2nd wife, Sir John Wilson, 1st Bart., who d. 1918.
— Kippen Tower, Dunning, Perthshire.

WILSON, F.M. Sir Henry Hughes, Bart.,
G.C.B., D.S.O.— Cr. 1919.

Second son of James Wilson, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
Currygrane, co. Longford, who d. 1907, by Constance
Grace Martha, eldest dau. of the late James Free-
man Hughes, Esq., of The Grove, Stillorgan, co.
Dublin ; b. 1864 ; m. 1891 Cecil Mary, C.B.E., a



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Lady of Grace of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem,
youngest dau. of the late George Cecil Gore Wray,
Esq., J.P., if Ardnamona, co. Donegal. Sir Henry
Wilson, who was educated at Marlborough (Hon.
D.C.L., Oxford 191'i, Hon. LL.D. Dublin and Cam-
bridge 191!l), is a Field Marshal, late Rifle Brigade
and E. Irish Kegt., Col. R. Irish Rifles, Hon. Col. 3rd
Batt. R. Irish Rifles and a Grand Olficer of the Legion
of Honour and of the Italian Order of St. Maurice
and St. Lazarus ; has the Grand Cordon of the
Russian Order of the White Eagle and of the
Japanese Order of the Rising Sun ; was a Staff Capt.
at the War Office 1894-7 ; Brigade Major Aldershot
1897-9 ; Brigade Major and D.A.A.G. in S. Africa
1899-1901 ; specially employed at the War Office
1901-2 ; in command of 9th Provisional Batt. 1902-3 ;
D.A.A.G. at Headquarters 1903 ; A.A.G. there 1903-4 ;
Assistant Director for Sta£f Duties 1904-7; Com-
mandant of the Stag Coll. 1907-10 ; Director of Mil.
Operations at the War Oftice 1910-14 ; Sub-Chief at
Gen. Headquarters British Expeditionary Force
1914-15; Comm. 4th Corps 191.5-17; Gen. Officer
Commanding-in-Chief (1st Class) the E. Command
1917 and British Mil. Representative with the Supreme
(Allied) War Council 1917-lH; appointed Chief of
. the Imperial Gen. Staff 1918. — Travellers', and
Wliite's Clubs, s.w. ; 36, Eaton Place, s.w.

WILSON, Sir Arthur Knyvet, G.C.B.,
G.C.V.O., V.C, O.M.— Cr. K.C.B. 1902,
K.C.V.0. 1903,G.C.V.0. 1905,G.C.B. 1906.

Youngest son of Rear-Adm. George Knyvet Wilson,
who d. 18(jlj, by Agnes Mary, youngest dau. of the
late Rev. William Yonge, Vicar of Swaff ham, Norfolk ;
6. 1842. Is an Adm. of the Fleet ret., and Hon.
D.C.L. Oxford 1912, and was A.D.C. to H.M. Queen
Victoria 1892-5 ; a Lord of the Admiralty and Con-
troller of the Navy 1897-1901 ; in command of the
Channel Squadron 1901-3, and of the Home Fleet
1903-5, Commander-in-Chief of the Channel Fleet
1905-7, and First Sea Lord of the Admiralty 1910-11 ;
appointed Hon. Col. of the 2nd R. Naval Brigade
1914 ; has the Order of the Medjidie, 3rd Class.—
Beech Cottage, Siva^ham, Norfolk ; United Service,
and R. Societies' Clubs, s.w.

WILSON, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Henky Fuller
Maitland, K.C.B., K.C.M.G.— Cr. K.C.B.
1915, K.C.M.G. 1918.
Second son of Lieut.-Col. Fuller Maitland Wilson,
M.P., J.P., of Stowlangtoft Hall, Suffolk, who d.
1875, by Agnes Caroline, who d. 1913, 2nd dau. of
the late Right Hon. Sir Richard Torin Kindersley ;
6. 1859 ; m. 1884 Charlotte Elise, eldest dau. of the
late Gen. Sir Hugh Henry Gough, V.C, G.C.B. Sir
Henry Wilson, who was educated at Eton and at the
E. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, is a Lieut.-Geu. late Rifle
Brigade, a Grand Comm. of the Order of the
Redeemer of Greece, and a Comm. of the Legion of
Honour ; has the Serbian Order of the White Eagle,
2nd Class, with Swords, and the Greek Mil. Cross ;
was a Gen. Staff Officer, 6th Div., S. Army in India,
1907-11 and in command of the 12th Infantry
Brigade, E. Command, 1912-14; appointed to com-
mand a Div. 1914. — Naval and Military Club, w.

WILSON, Major- Gen. Sir Alexander,
K.C.B.^Cr. 1916.

Son of the late Alexander Wilson, Esq. ; b. 18.58 ; m.
1882 Jane Leith Hay, 3rd dau. of the late Robert
Graham, Esq., of Fintry, Forfarshire. Sir Alexander
Wilson is a Major-Gen. late Argyll and Sutherland
Highlanders, of which he is Col. ; was Com-
mandant W. Australian Colonial Forces 1895-8 ;



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Col. in charge of Highland Regt. Grouped Dist.
Records 1906-8, and in command of 15th Infantry
Brigade, Irish Command, 1908-11, of Lucknow In-
fantry Brigade 1911-14 and of a Div. 1914-16 ; ap-
pointed Lieut.-Governor of and to the temp, command
of the troops in Jersey 1916; has the Order of the
Nile, 2nd Class. — Government House, Jersey.

WILSON, Sir James, K.C.S.I.— Cr. 1909.

Second son of the Rev. John Wilson, D.D., of
Dunning, Perthshire, who d. 1878, by Catherine, who
d. 1901, dau. of the late Alexander McLean, Esq., of
Perth ; b. 1853 ; m. 1888 Anne Campbell, dau. of the
late Rev. Norman Macleod, D.D., of the Barony
Parish, Glasgow, Chaplain to H.M. Queen Victoria.
Sir James Wilson, who was educated at Perth
Academy, at Edinburgh Univ. (M.A. 1874), and at
Balliol Coll., Oxford, and entered the Indian Civil
Service 1875, was Settlement Commissioner, Punjab,
1900-3, Secretary to the Government of India in the
Department of Revenue and Agriculture 1903-7, M.L.C
of the Lieut.-Governor of the Punjab and Financial
Commissioner, Punjab, 1907-10, Superintending
Inspector to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries
1911-15, and Delegate for the British Empire at
the International Institute of Agriculture at Rome
1914-17, and has been Chairman of the Central
Agricultural Wages Committee for Scotland since
1917. — 19, Coates Gardeiis, Edinburgh ; Caledonian
Club, s.w.

WILSON, Sir David, K.C.M.G.— Cr. 1899.
Third son of the late Very Rev. David Wilson, Dean
of Aberdeen, by Mary Garrioch, only dau. of the late
Right Rev. William Skinner, Bishop of Aberdeen ; 6.
1838 ; m. 1st 1870 Jane, who d. 1874, dau. of the late
Alexander Milne, Esq. ; 2ndly 1881 Nora Kate, dau.
of the late Norval Clyne, Esq. Educated at Trinity
GpU., Glenalmond, Perthshire, was Capt. and Adj.
New Brunswick Militia, Major St. John Vols., Stipen-
diary Magistrate of Trinidad 1870-8 ; Commissioner
of N. Province, a Member of the Executive Council,
and Sub-Intendant Trinidad, 1878-97 ; raised, orga-
nized, and commanded Trinidad Vol. Force 1879-90 ;
Col. Trinidad L.I. Volunteers 1890-7, of which he is
now Hon. Col. (V.D.)., and Governor and Commander-
in-Chief British Honduras 1897-190S.—Clovelly Cot-
tage, Rydens Avenice, Waltoji oti-Thames.

WILSON, Sir Willl\m Deane, K.C.M.G.—
Cr. 1900.

Son of Joseph Deane Wilson, Esq., of Rathdewney,
Queen's Co. ; b. 1843 ; m. 1882 Annie Wilhelraina,
dau. of the late Rev. Chancellor Henry Smyth, Rector
of CuUen, co. Tipperary. Educated at Trinity Coll.,
Dublin (B.A. and M.B. 1866) ; is a Surg.-Gen. ret.
Army Medical Staff, and was Principal Medical
Officer in S. Africa 1899-1900 and 1901-2.— Moor-
side, Westfield, Sussex.

WILSON, Sir Henry Francis (Harry),
K.C.M.G., K.B.E.— Cr. K.C.M.G. 1908,
K.B.E. 1919.

Second son of the Rev. William Greive Wilson, J.P.,
Rector of Forncett St. Peter, Norfolk, who d. 1896,
by Maria Atkinson, who d. 1902, 2nd dau. of the late
Samuel Holme, Esq., J.P., of Bath ; 6. 1859 ; m. 1902
Isabella Dora, only dau. of the late Adm. Sir Robert
Smart, K.C.B., K.H., of Rothbury House, Chiswick,
and widow of John Henry Anderson, Esq., of Upper
Brook Street, London. Sir Harry Wilson, who was
educated at Rugby and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge
(B A. 1882, Fellow 1884, M.A. 1885, M.A. Cape Univ.
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1901), and called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1888, was 1
Private Secretary to the Right Hon. J. Chamberlain,
Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1895-7, Legal'
Assistant, Colonial Office, 1897-1900, Legal Adviser to
the High Commissioner of S. Africa 1900-1, Secre-
tary to the Administration and subsequently Colonial
Secretary of the Orange River Colony 1901-7, and
Acting Lieut.-Governor for various periods in 1903,
190-1, and 1906 ; is Chairman (appointed 1910) of the
N. Charterland Exploration Co. Ltd., Secretary of the
E. Colonial Institute and a Member of the Council of
the African Society. — Fencraig Court, Boss-on-Wye„
Herefordshire ; Savile Club, w. ; Authors' Club,
s.w. ; Lennox House, 34, Ovington Square, s.w.



WILSON, Maey, Lady.

Dau. of the late William Bardgett, Esq., of Leyton,
Essex ; m. 1865 the Right Hon. Sir Arthur Wilson,
K.C.I.E., LL.D., a Barrister-at-Law, who was a Puisne
Judge at Calcutta 1878-92, Legal Adviser and SoUcitor
to the India Office 1892-1902, and a Member of th:
Judicial Committee of the Privy Council 1902-11
and who was cr. K.C.I.E. 1898 and d. 1915.— The
Moorings, Heathside, Woking, Surrey.

WILSON, Maegaeet, Lady.

Youngest dau. of Thomas Hedley, Esq., J.P., of Cox-
lodge Hall, Northumberland; m. 1874 Sir Jacob
Wilson, who was Hon. Director of the E. Agricultural
Society of England ; formerly Director of the Land
Department, and Agricultural Adviser to the Board
of Agriculture, and Director of the Royal Agricultural
Society's Exhibition at Windsor 1889, and who was
or. Knt. 1889, K.C.V.O. 1905, and d. 1905.



and Sheriff of Calcutta, and who was cr. Knt. 1887,
and d. 1^01.— Alum Chine House, Bosemount Road,
Bournemouth West ; Neiv Century Club, w.



WILSON, Sir Feedeeick William, Knt., of
The Dale, Seaming, Norfolk.— Cr. 1907.

Second son of William Wilson, Esq., of The Manor
House, Seaming, Norfolk, who d. 1885, by Eliza,
who d. 1893, dau. of the late John Ellis Turner, Esq.,
of Ellingham, Norfolk; b. 1844; m.. 1870 Mary
EUzabeth, dau. of Edward Cappes, Esq., of Forest
Hill. Sir Frederick Wilson, who was educated at
Wymondham Grammar School, Norfolk, is a Magis-
trate for Suffolk, a D.L. for Norfolk, and Founder
of the ' East Anglian Daily Times,' has been Presi-
dent of the Institute of Journalists and of the
Newspaper Society of Great Britain and the Colonies,
and was M.P. for Mid-Norfolk 1895-1906.-T7te Dale,
Seaming, Norfolk; Highroio, Felixstoioe ; Reform
Club. s.w.

WILSON, Sir James Glenny, Knt.— Cr. 1915.

Youngest son of George Wilson, Esq., of Kilmeny,
Hawick, Roxburghshire, who d. 1898, by Jane, who
d. 1853, dau. of the late Rev. John Law, of New-
castleton, Dunfermline, and Dalkeith ; b. 1849 ; m.
1873 Annie, dau of the late Robert Adams, Esq., of
St. Enoch's, Victoria. Sir James Wilson, who was
educated at Bruce Castle School, Tottenham, and at
Edinburgh Institution and Univ., is President of the
Farmers' Union and Chairman of the C.C. of Wel-
lington. New Zealand ; was formerly an M.P. and
has been President of the Board of Agriculture, New
Zealand, since its cr


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