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was educated at Cwmavou School, and
commenced life as a working Miner, is a J.P. for
Glamorganshire, and a Welsh Bard ; was Miners' Agent
for Loughar Dist. 1872-5, and has been Vice-Presi-
dent of the Monmouthshire and S. Wales Sliding
Scale Committee since 1875, and Agent for the Cam-
brian Mines Association since 1878 ; sat as M.P.
for the Rhondda Div. of Glamorganshire 1885-1918
and has sat for W. Rhondda since 1918. — Bryn-
y-bedw, Pentre, Glamorganshire.

AB-RAHAMS, Sir Lionel, K.C.B.— Cr. 1915.

Only soa of Mordecai Abrahams, Esq., of London, by
Sylvia, 2nd dau. of the late Michael Green, Esq., of
London ; b. 1869 ; «.1896 Lucy, dau. ofthe late Nathan
S. Joseph, Esq., of London. Sir Lionel Abrahams,
who was educated at the City of London School and at
Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1893, M.A. 1905), and
entered the India Office 1893, was Assistant Secretary
to the Indian Currency Committee 1898 ; .Assistant
Financial Secretary at the India Office 1901-2, and
Financial Secretary 1902-U, and a Member of the
Departmental Committees on Indian Railway Finance
and Administration 1907-8, and on W. African
Currency 1911-12 and of the Indian Wheat Com-
mittee 1915; has been Assistant Under-Secretary of
State, India Office, since 1911. — Athoisum Club, s.w, ;
18, Porchester Terrace, w. ; Lidia Office, s.w.

ACHESON, Visconnt. See under Gosford.

ACHESON. See Gosford.

ACKERS, Capt. Charles Penrhtn, of Huntley
Manor, Gloucestershire.
Only surviving son of Benjamin St. John Ackers, Esq.,
M.P., J.P.and D.L., of Huntley Manor, who d. 1915, by
Louisa Maria Jane, who d. 1915, elder dau. of the late
Charles Brojke Hunt, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Bowden
Hall, Gloucestershire ; b 1882. Capt. Ackers, who was
educated at Eton and at Magdalen Coll., Oxford (B.A.
1905, M.A. 1908, B.Sc. Durham 1907), is a Magistrate
for Gloucestershire, Capt. R.A.S.C, T.F., Acting
Major R.A.S.C, and Lord of the Manor and Patron
of Huntlej". — Huntley Manor, Gloucester; Carlton,
and Union Clubs, s.w. ; Fly Fishers' Club, w.

ACKERS, of Moreton Hall, Cheshire. See

Shukerley-Ackers.

ACKROYD, Lady.

Mary, eldest dau. of the late Henry William Lucas, of
Bedford ; m. 1880 Sir Edward James Ackroyd, who was
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called to the Bar at the Middle Temple 1872 ; Puisne
Judge of the Supreme Court, Hoiig Kong, 1892-6;
Acting Chief Justice 1891 and 1894-5; and who was
er. Knt. 1898, and d. 1904.— 8, Selborne Eoacl, Hove,
Sussex.

ACKROYD. See Sawson-Ackrot/d.

ACLAND,theRiglitHon. Sir ArthobHeebeet
Dyke, Bart,, of Killerton, Devonshire. —
Or. 1667-8, with precedence from 1644.
Third son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 1 1th Bart., who
d. 1898, by his 1st wife Mary, who d. 1851, elder dau.
of Sir Charles Mordaunt, 8th Bart.; b. 1847; s. his,
brother Sir Charles Thom.is Dyke Acland, 12th Bart.,
1919; m. 1873 Alice Sophia, eldest dau. of the late;
Eev. Francis Macaulay Cunningham. Sir Arthur
Acland, who was educated at Rugby and at Ch. Ch.,
Oxford (B.A. 1870, M.A. 1873, Hon. LL.D. Leeds
1904, and Bristol 1912), was Steward and Student!
of Ch. Ch., Oxford, 1879-85 ; Senior Bursar of Balliol j
Coll., Oxford (of which he is an Hon. Fellow),'
1884-8 ; Vice-President of the Committee of Council,
on Education 1892-5, and M.P. for the Southern Parti
of the W. Riding of Yorkshire (Rotherham Div.)|
1885-99 ; is Chairman of the Executive Committee of'
the Imp. Coll. and Patron of 7 Uviogs.— Killerton,
Exeter; Athenaum Club, s.w. ; 85, Omlow Square, s.w.
Heir, his Bon the Eight Hon. Francis Dyke ( irhom see). \

ACLAND, the Right Hon. Feancis Dyke. |
Only surviving son of the Right Hon. Sir Arthur j
Herbert Dyke Acland, 13th Bart, by Alice Sophia,'
eldest dau. of the late Rev. Francis Macaulay j
Cunningham; /). 1874; m. 1905 Eleanor Margaret,;
eldest dau. of Charles James Cropper, Esq., of EUer-
green, Westmorland, and has, with other issue, a
son, *Eichard Thomas Dyke, b. 1906. Mr. Acland, |
who was educated at Rugby and at Balliol Coll., :
Oxford, was formerly Lieut. Prince of Wales's Own I
12th Middlesex (Civil Service) Vol. Rifle Corps and ,
temp. Lieut. Univ. of London Contingent, Senior Div.,
Officers' Training Corps, T.F., 1915-19 ; an Examiner j
in the Education Department 1900-3; Financial'
Secretary to the War Office and Finance Member of
the Army Council 19118-10 and Jan.-Oct. 1911;!
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Foreign j
Affairs Oct. 1911-1915; Financial Secretary to the'
Treasury Feb.-May 1915, and Parliamentary Secre-
tary to the Board of Agrieidture and Fisheries May
1915-D6C. 1916; appointed a Deputy Inspector-Gen. I
(unpaid) of Food Pruduction 1917 ; has been a
Member of the Senate of London Univ. since 1910;
sat as M.P. for the Richmond Div. of the N. Riding
of Yorkshire 1906-Jan. 1910 and has sat for the
Camborne Div. of Cornwall since Dee. 1910. —
Sprydoncote, Broadclyst, Exeter ; Travellers', Brooks's, '
and Athcnaum Clubs, s.w. ; 93, Bedford Gardens, w. ;

ACLAND, Geetedde, Lady. j

Third dau. of Sir John Wab-ond Walrond, 1st Bart. I
who d. 1889, by the Hon. Frances Caroline, who
d. 1903, youngest dau. of Samuel, 2nd Lord Brid-
port ; m. 1879 Sir (Charles) Thomas Dyke Acland,
12th Bart., who d.s.p. W19.—Ho!neyeoh, Allerford, '
Somerset.

ACLAND, Adm. Sir William Alison Dyke,
Bart., C.V.O.— Or. 1890. i

Eldest son of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, Ist!
Bart., K.C.B., by Sarah, who d. 1878, eldest dau. of the
late William Cotton, Esq., F.R.S.,of Walwood, Essex; b. \
1847 ; .^. 1900 ; vi. 1887 the Hon. Emily Anna, dau. of i
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the late Right Hon. William Henry Smith, and of the
1st A''iscountess Hambleden. Sir William Acland is
an Adm. ret., and a Magistrate for Oxfordshire and for
Devonshire, and was a Naval A.D.C. to Queen Victoria
1896-9, Second-in-Command of the Channel Squadron
1901-2, and Adm. Superintendent of the Dockyard,
Gibraltar, 1902-4.— Residence: Wilmead, Torquay;
AthencBitm, and United Service Clid>s, s.w.

Beir, his son William Henry Dyke, M.C., A.F.O.,Capt. R. 1st
Devon Yeo. and Major E.A.F. : late.Lieut. 2iid Dragoons
(R. Scots Greys), Special Reserve; has the Order of
St. George of Rns?ia, 4th Class ; educated at Eton and at
Ch.Ch., Oxford (B.A. lOOai; b. 188S ; m. 1916 Margaret
Emily, elilest dim. of Theodore Barclay, Esq., of Fanshaws,
Hertioidshire.



ACLAND, Sir Reginald Beodie Dyke, Knt.,
K.C.— Cr. 1914.

Fifth son of Sir Henry Wentworth Dyke .\cland, 1st
Bart., K.C.B., who d. 1900, by Sarah, who d. 1878,
eldest dau. of the late William Cotton, Esq., F.R.S.,
of Walwood. Essex; b. 1856; m. 1885 Helen Emma,
2uddau. of the late Rev. Thomas Fox, Rector of Temple
Combe, Somerset. Sir Reginald Acland, who was
educated at Winchester and at Univ. Coll., Oxford
(B..4. 1878, M.A. 1883), called to the Bar at the Inner
Temple 1881, appointed a K.C. 1904 and elected a
Bencher 1913, is a J.P. and Chairman of Quarter
Sessions for Berkshire and a Member of the Gen.
Council of the Bar ; was Junior Counsel to the
Admiralty 1897-1904, Reeorderof Shrewsbury 1901-3,
and a Member of the E. Commission on delay in the
King's Bench Div, 1913; acted as Counsel for Great
Britain before the N. Sea Commission at Paris 1905,
and has been Recorder of Oxford since 1903 and Judge
Advocate of the Fleet since 190i.— Cold Ash. Xeivliury,
Berkshire; Athcnaum, and United Univir^ily Clubs,
S.W.; 85a, Linden Gardens, w. ; 2, Hare Court,
Temple, e.c.

ACLAND-HOOD. See St. Audries, Lord.

ACLAND TROYTE. See Troyte.

A'COURT. See Heytesbury, Lord.

ACTON, Lord (Richard Maximilian Dal-
BEEG-AcTON, K.C.V.O.).— Cr. 1869.

Only son of John Emerich Edward, 1st Lord, by Marie,
eldest dau. of the late MaximiHan, Count Arco Valley, of
Munich; J. 1870 ; «. 1902 ; m. 1904 Dorothy, only child of
the late Thomas Henry Lyon, Esq., of Appleton Hall,
Cheshire. Lord Acton, who was educated at Magdalen
Coll., Oxford, is a Counsellor of Emba.^sy iu the
Diplomatic Service, a Knight Grand Cross of the
Danish Order of the Dannebrog, a Grand Officer of the
Legion of Honour, and Patron of I living; was a
Lord-in- Waitine to H.M. King Edward VII. 1905-10,
and to H.M. King George V. 1910-15 and Charge
d'Affaires at Darmstadt and Karlsruhe 1911-14; ap-
pointed British Consid-Gen. at Zurich 1917; has

the Order of the Prussian Crown, 1st Class Aldenham

Park, and Morville Hall, Bridgnorth ; British Consulate-
General, Zurich; Afhenreum, and Marlborough Clubs,
s.w.; Rutland Lodge, s.w.

Beir, his son John Emerich Henry, 6. 1907.

ACTON, Capt. Edwaed William Frederick,
of Oatacre Park, Shropshire.
Only son of Lieut.-Col. Edward Farrer Aeton. J.P. and
D.L., of Gatacre Park, who d. 189(1, by Mary Anne,
who d. 1890, younger dau. of the late Rev. Horace
SudUing, RectorofBarsham, Sulfolk; b. 1834; m. 1855
Helen Maria, who d. 1887, 2nd dau. of the late William
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has had an only child, Helen Beatrice, who d. 1897,
having »i. 1882 as his 1st wife John Kendall Brooke, I
Ksq., of Sibton Park, SufTolk {n-hom see). Capt. Acton,
who was educated at the K. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and
was formerly Capt. 76th Regt., and 1st E. Cheshire
Militia, is a J.P. for Shropshire, Lord of the Manor of
Tasley, and Patron of 1 living. — Eesidence : The
Lcasowcs, Bridgnorth.

ACTON, Miss WOOD-, of Acton Scott Hall,
Sliropshii-e.

Joyce Stackhouse, oniy child of Augustus Wood-
Acton, Esq., J.P. and D L., of Acton ScoU Hall, who d.
1918, by Laura Cbavlotte, 5th dau. of the late Rev.
Richard Surtees, Rector of Holtby, Yorkshire. Miss \
Wood-Acton is Patron of 1 living. — Acton Scott Hall, i
Church-Siretton, Shrojjshirc.

ACTON, Mrs. BALL-, of Kilmacurragh, co. '

Wioklovv.
Isaticl, 2ud dau. of tlieRev. William Richmond, Rector '
of Rockbampton, Gloucestershire, who d. 1912, by
Harriet Susan, dau. of the late Robert Marshall, Esq. ;
m. 1913 Major Reginald Thomas Anne.sley Ball-Acton,
Capt. Reserve of Officers, late K.O. Yorkshire L.I.,
and temp. Major Service Batt., of Kilmacurragh, who
d. (killed in action) 1916, leaving a son, *Charles, h.
IdH.—Kilmacurrnfffi, Hathdrum. co. Wicldow ; Iron-
Acton, near Bristol.

■ ACTON, William Walter, Esq., of Wolverton
Hall, Worcestershire.
Eldest son of William Robert Acton, Esq., J.P., of
Wolverton Hall, who d. 1908, by Sarah Margaret, who
d. 1897, eldest diiu. of the late Robert Dand, Esq., of
Gloster Hill, and East Ditchburn, Northumberland;
h. 1862; m. 1903 Edith Mary Dolores, 3rd dau. of
William Francis Bourne Paul, Esq., and has a son,

' * William Anthony, 4. 1904. Mr. Acton, who was
educated at Oscott Coll., was formerly in the Service of
the Federated Malay States Government. — Sports'
Club, s.w.

ADAIR, Sir (Robert) Shafto, Bart., of Plixton
Hall, Suffolk.— Cr. 1838.
Only surviving son of Sir Hugh Edward Adair, 3rd
Bart., who d. 1902, by Harriet Camilla, who d. 1909,
eldest dau. of the late Alexander Adair, Esq., of
Heatherton Park, Somerset ; i'j. 1862; .■


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