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o. Londonderry.

Seventh son of Major George Browne, of Comber
House, who rf. 1887, by Susan Mary, who d. 1880,
dau. of the late Thomas" Hilton, Esq., of The Polygon,
Manchester; b. 1855; m. 1885 Ellen Augusta, only
dau. of Sir Alexander Ramsay, 3rd Bart., of Balmain.
Mr. Browne, who was educated at Cheltenham Coll.,
is a Magistrate for King's Co. — Comber House, Clandy,
CO. Londonderry. Residence: Brookfield, Tullamore,
King's Co. ; Kildare Street Club, Dublin.

BROWNE, the Rev. Geoffrey Edward, M.C,
of Woodstock, CO. Mayo.
Only son of Col. Dominick Edward Browne, J.P. and
D.L., late 3rd Batt. Connaught Rangers, of Woodstock,
who'd. 1909, by Nellie, eldest dau. of thelate Rev.
Field Wayet; 6.1877. Mr. Browne, who was educated
at Malvern and at Trinity Coll., Dublin (B.A. 1899),
is Acting Chaplain to the Forces, 4th Class.

BROWNE, Geoege Denis Gun, Esq., of Cahir-
down, CO. Kerry.

Eldest .son of George Robert Browne, Esq., of Caliir-
down, who (/, 1901, by Emma Frances, dau. of
Wilson Gun, Esq., of Rattoo, co. Kerry; b. 1874;
m. 1901 Gertrude, dau. of Robert Sutton Hudson,
Esq., and has, with other issue, a son, * Denis George
Robert Anthony Gun, b. 1907. Mr. Browne was edu-
cated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. — Cahirdown, Lis-

BROWNE, George Eakins, Esq., of Brownes-
town, CO. Mayo.
Eldest son of John Browne, Esq., of Brownestown,
who d. 1844, by Maria, dau. of tlie late Walter
Eakins, Esq.; b. 1837; m. 1st 1858 Julia, who d.
1876, 4th dau. of the late Maurice Blake, Esq., J.P.,
of Ballinafad, co. Mayo; 2ndly 1879 Julia Mary,
youngest dau. of the late James Lynch, Esq., J.P. ;
Srdly 1883 Honoria Ellen, dau. of the late Francis
Murpliy, Esq., J.P., of Kilcairne, co. Meath, and has,
with other issue, a son, * Llewellyn Montague, an
Hon. Lieut, in the Army and Major 5th Batt. R.
Dublin Fusiliers; h. 1870. Mr. Browne, who is a
J.P. and D.L. for co. Mayo, was M.P. for co.
Mavo 1870-80.— 14, Shanganagh Terrace, Killiney, co.

BROWNE, Lieut.-Col. John Hekvey KNOX-,
of Aughentaine Castle, co. Tyrone.
Eldest son of Thomas Richardson Browne, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Aughentaine Castle, who d. 1882, by
Sarah, who d. 1889, 4tli dau. of the late Hervey Pratt
de Montmorency, Esq., of Castle Morres, co. Kilkenny ;
b. 1843 ; Hi. 1867 Louisa Elizabeth, who d. 1903, 3rd
dau. of Sir Arthur Knox-Gore, 1st Bart, {ext.), of
Belleek Manor, co. Mayo, and has, wi th other issue ,
a son, * Thomas Arthur Hervoy, temp. Capt. attached
to the Depot R. Inniskilling Fusiliers; late Capt. 6tb
Brigade N. Irish Div. R.A.; b. 1870. Lieut.-Col.
Knox-Browne, who was educated at Harrow, and
assumed the prefix surname of Knox by royal license
1874. is a J.P. and D.L. for co. Tyrone (High Sheriff
1887); Lieut.-Col. late N. Irish Div. R.A. ; formerly
Capt. 12th Lancers, and A.D.C. to the Duke of Aber-
corn, Lord Lieut, of Ireland. — Aughentaine Castle,
Fivcmiletown,co. Tyrone; Kildare Street Club, Dublin.

BROWNE, Miss, of Walkem Hall, Hertford-
Georgiena Isabella Cotton, only surviving child of the
Rev. John George Cotton Browne, J.P. and D.L., of
Walkern Hall, formerly Vicar of St. James's, Dudley,
who d. 1903, by Louisa Mary, who d. 1915, only dau. of
the late Morris Pryor, Esq., of Walkern Hall. Miss
Browne is Lady of the Manor of Walkern. — Walkern
Hall, Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

BROWNE, Mrs., of Neen Sollars House,
Diana Amelia, only dau. of Thomas Price, Esq., of
Eastham Court, Worcestershire, who d. 1870, by
Amelia Sophia, dau. of the late Rev. John Jones, Rector
of Llandrindod Wells, and Disserth, Radnorshire ; m.
1871, as his 2nd wife, the Rev. Henry Browne, of
Eastham, Worcestershire, and Neen Sollars House,
a J.P. and D.L. for Herefordshire, and Rector of
Eastham, who d. 1898. — Neen Sollars House, Shrop-

BROWNE, Mrs., of St. John's Point, co.

Alice Jane, only child of Lieut.-Col. James Alex Dun-
can Fergusson, of Ayrshire, who d. 1 864, by Margaret,




whorf. 1896,cbiu. of the late James Hope, Esq., of Edin-
burgh; m. 1872 Major-Gen. Andrew Sinythe Montague
Browne, of St. .John's Point, a J.P. and D.L. for co.
Down (High Sheriff 1905), and Col. 2nd Dragoons (R.
Scots Greys), who was formerly Col. 3rd Dragoon
Guards, which he commanded 1877-82. and in command
of the 49th (Berkshire) Regimental Dist. 188.5-90, and
who d. 1916, leaving, with other issue, a son,*Andrew
Duncan Montague, D.S.O., Major and Brevet-Lieut.-
Col. K.O.R. Lancaster Kegt. and an Officer of the
Legion of Honour; appointed an A.A.G. and Q.M.G.,
with the temp, rank of Lieut.-Gol., 1916; eduaited at
Dover Coll.; b. 1878; m. 191,5 Violet Evelyn, elder dau.
of Sir Arthur Henry Dowues, M.D. — St. John's Point,
KiUough, co. Sown.

BROWNE, Thomas Henet Brady, Esq., of
Newgrove, co. Clare.
Eldest son of Thomas Browne Browne, Esq., of New-
grove, who d. 1901, by Emily Ellen, only dau. of John
Perry, Esq., of Castle View, co. Clare; b. 1882; m.
1907 Mabel Frances, dau. of Nathaniel Mayne, Esq., of
Infirmary House, Longford, and has, with other issue, a
son. * Thomas Henry Brady, b. 1911. Mr. Browne is a
Magistrate for co. Clare (High Sheriff 1907), and
was formerly temp. Capt. R.A., and Capt. Supplemen-
tary List R.F.A., late Clare R.F.A. Special Reserve;
previously Lieut. 5th Lancers. — Newgrove, Tulla, co.
Clare ; Cartron, Newquay, Burrin, co. Clare; Clare
Club, Ennis.

BROWNE. See Beale-Browne : Crichlon- Browne;
Johnston-Browne ; Kenmare ; Kihnai.ne ; Oranmore
and Browne ; Sligo ; and Staples-Browne.

BROWNE-CAVE. See Cave-Browne-Cave.

BROWNE-CLAYTON, Lieut.-Col. Robert
Clayton, D.S.O., of Browne's Hill, co.
Eldest son of William Clayton Browne-Clayton
of Browne's Hill, who d. 1907, by Caroline, who d.
1916, 5th dau. of the late John "Watson Barton, Esq.,
of Stapleton Park, Yorkshire; b. 1870; in. 1905
Magda, youngest dau. of the late Edward Wienholt,
Esq., of Jondaryan, Queensland, and has, with other
issue, a son, * William Patrick, h. 1906. Lieut.-Col.
Browne- Clay ton, who was educated at Wellington Coll.,
is aD.L. force. Carlow(High Sheriff 1913), Major and
Brevet Lieut.-Col. Reserve of OiBcers, Major ret., late
5th Lancers, and Major S. Irish Horse; was temp.
Lieut.-Col. Comni. 16th (Service) Batt. Cheshire Regt.
1915-16, and in command of a Brigade, with the
temp, rankof Brigadier-Gen., 1916-17 ; has the Serbian
Order of the White Eagle, 4th Class, with Swords.- -
Browne's Hill, Carlow ; Cavalri/ Club, w.

BROWNING, Vice-Adm. Sir Montague
Edward, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., M.V O —Or
K.C.B. 1917, G.C.M.G. 1919.

Eldest son of Col. Montague Charles Browning, C.B.,
J.P., Suffolk, who d. 1905. by Fanny Allen, only dau.
of the late Rev. Edward Hogg, of Foi-nham, Suffolk ;
b. 1863 ; m. 1890 Ruth, only surviving dau. of the
late Lieut.-Gen. George Neeld Boldero, formerly 21st
Scots Fusilici-s. Sir Montague Browning is a Vice-Adm.
and a Comm. of the Legion of Honour ; has the Grand
Cordon of the Japanese Order of the Sacred Treasure ;
was Chief of the .Staff Channel Fleet 1908-10 ; A.D.C.
toH.M. KingGeorgeV. 1910-11 ; Inspector of Target
Practice 1911-13 ; Rear-Adm. 3rd Battle and Cruiser
Squadrons, Grand Fleet, 1913-16 ; Commander-in-
Chief N. America and W. Indies 1916-17; Vice-Adm.
4th Battle Squadron, Grand Fleet, 1918-19, and
President of the Allied Naval Armistice Commission
1918-19; appointed 2nd Sea Lord of the Admiralty
1919.— Armi/ and Navy Club, s.w.; Bath Chth, w.

BROWNING, Datid Roche, Esq., of Bruree
House, CO. Limerick.

Sixth son of Thomas Browning, Esq., of Carass Court,
CO. Limerick, who d. 1866, *>y Emily, who d. 1905,
3rd dau. of the late Joseph Gubbius, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Kilfrush, co. Limerick; b. 1856; s. his
brother John Norris Browning, Esq., 1913. Mr.
Browning is a Magistrate for co. Limerick (High
Sheriff 1915). — Bruree House, Bruree, co. Limerick ;
Hibernian United Service Club, Dublin.

BROWNE-LECKY, Conolly William Lecky,
Esq., of Ecclesville, co. Tyrone.

Youngest son of Thomas Richardson Browne, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L,, of Aughentaine Castle, co. Tyrone, who
d. 1882, by Sarah, who d. 1899, 4th dau. of the late
Hervey Pratt de Montmorency, Esq., of Castle Morres,
CO. Kilkenny; h. 1853; m. 1888 Annie Henrietta,
eldest dau. of the late Charles Eecles, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Ecclesville, and has, with other issue, a son,
♦Raymonds. C. de Montmorency, b. 1881. Mr.Browne-
Lecky, who was educated at Radley and at Jesus Coll.,
Cambridge, and assumed the additional surname of
Lecky by royal license 1874, was High Sheriff of co.
Londonderry 1888. — Ecclesville, Fintona, co. Tyrone;
Tyrone County Club, Omagh.

BROWNING, Mrs., of Ru.shden House,

Alice Louisa, eldest dau. of James Pratt-Barlow, Esq.,
of Hyde Park Gate, who d. 1871, by Mary Ann, wlio d.
1884, dau. of the late Joseph Duprey Alexander, Esq.,
of Stone House, Broadstairs ; m. 1873 Edward Camp-
bell Browning, Esq., of Rushdeu House, a J.P. for
Northamptonshire and a Barrister-at-Law, who rf. 1914,
leaving, with other issue, a son, * Robert Campbell, a
Merchant; educated at Harrow; b. 1875; m. 1901
Jlonica, 2nd dau. of Henry Corfield Bucknall, Esq., of
Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, and has 3 dans.—
Residence : Hove Dene, Hove, Su.^sex.

BROWNING, Thomas Wise, Esq., of
Court, CO. Limerick.
Eldest sou of Thomas Browning, Esq., of Carass Court,
who d. 1866, by Emily, who d. 1905, 3rd dau. of
the late Joseph Gubbins, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Kil-
frush, CO. Limerick; b. 1848; m. 1903 Elizabeth Anna,
dau. of the late Francis Russell, Esq., of Limerick, and
of Parana, S. America, and has, with other issue, a son,
♦Thomas Norris Russell, A. 1904. Mr. Browning is
a Magistrate for co. Limerick, and was High Sheriff
1909. — Cffra.ss Court, Croom, co. LiTuerick.

BROWNLOW, Earl (Adelbert Wellington
Brownlow Cost, P.O.).— Cr. 1815.

Only surviving son of John Hume, Viscount Alford,
who d. 1851, by Lady Marian Margaret Alwyne, who
d. 1888, eldest dau. of Spencer Joshua, 2nd Marquis
of Northampton ; b. 1844; s. his brother John William
Spencer Brownlow, 2nd Earl, 1867; m. 1868 Lady
Adelaide, who d. 1917, youngest dau. of Henry John,
18th Earl of Shrewsbury. Earl Brownlow, who was
educated at Eton, is Lord Lieut, of Lincolnshire, a J.P.
and D.L. for Herts, a J.P. for Bucks and for Shrop-
shire; an Ecclesiastical Commissioner; Hon.Col. Liucoln-
shire Yeo., and formerly of 4th Batt. Lincolnshire
Regt.; Hon. Col. Ist Batt. Hertfordshire Regt., formerly
N 177.




Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. Comm. 2ad (Hertfordshire)
Vol. Batt. Bedfordshire Eegt.; Col. late Comm.
Bedfordshire Vol. Infantry Brigade, V.D., and Patron
of 23 livings ; late Lieut. Grenadier Guards ; was
M.P. for N. Shropshire 1866-7 ; Parliamentary Seere-
tary to the Local Government Board 1885-6; Pay-
master-Gen. 1887-9; Under-Secretary of State for
War 1890-2, and A.D.C.to Queen Victoria 1897-1901,
and to King Edward VIL 1901-10, and has been to
King George V. since 1910; ■was Mayor of Grantham
19 if. — Belton House, Grantham; Ashridge Park, Berk-
hampstead ; Carlton, Marlborotigh, and St. Stephen's
Ch(bs, s.w. ; 8, Carlton House Terrace, s.w.

Heir Pres. to the Barony of Brownlow, cr. 1776, his 2nd

of Cockayne Hatley, Bedfordshire, who d.
1884, by Sara Jauc, who d. 1867, 4th dau. of the late Isaac
Cookson, Esq., of Meldon Park, Northumberland, and
widow of Major Sidney Robert Streatfeild), Capt. Reserve
of Officers, Capt. ret., late Somerset L.l. and Organizing
Secretary R. National Lifeboat Institution ; was temp.
Major 6th (Service) Batt. 1914-16 ; appointed an Assistant,
Provost Marslial, with the temp, rank of Major, 1915 ;
educated at Eton ; h. 1867 ; m. 1895 Maud, dau. of the late
Oapt. S. Buckle, R.E., and has, with other issue, a son,
•Peregrine Francis Adelbert,_ Lieut. Grenadier Guards ;

Eton and at the R. MU. Coll., Sandhurst ;


lute Percy Rieardo, Esq., of Bramley Park, Surrey;
h. 1872; s. 1919; m. 1st 1903 Ruth Isabel, who "(?.
1915, 3rd dau. of the late Haughton Charles Okeover,
Esq., of Okeover, Staffordshire ; 2ndly 1916 Margaret
Florence, 3rd dau. of the Rev. Robert Jackson, M.A.,
Rector of Little Thurlow, Cambridgeshire. Sir Hervey
Bruce, who was formerly Capt. Irish Guards and temp.
Major R. Irish Rifles 1914-17, is a J.P. for co.
Londonderry (was on the roll for High Sheriff for
1910), and Patron of 2 livings. — Clifton Hall,
Nottingham ; Downhill, Coleraine, co. Londnnderry.
tffir, his son, 1. 1919.

BRUCE, Sir Chaeles, G.C.M.G., of Arnot
Tower, Kinross-shire. — Cr. K.C.M.G.
1889, G.C.M.G. 1901.

Only surviving son of Thomas Bruce, Esq. , J.P. and D.L.,
of Arnot Tower, who d. 1 89 1 , by his 1 st wife Henrietta,
who d. 1859, dau. of the late Alexander Dorin, Esq. ; b.
1836: m. 1868 Clara, who d. 1916, dau. of the late
.Joseph Lucas, Esq., and has, with other issue, a son,
* Thomas Francis Hope, b. 1873. Sir Charles Bruce,
who was educated at Harrow, is a J.P. and D.L. for
Kinross-shire, and was Lieut.-Governor of British
Guiana 1 885-93 and Governor of the Windward Islands
1893-7, and of Mauritius 1897-1904.— y4)-«o< Tower,
Leslie, Fife ; New Club, Edinburgh.

BRUCE, Major-Gen. Sir David, K.C.B.,
r.R.S.— Cr. Knt. 1908, K.C.B. 1918.

Only son of David Bruce, Esq., of Edinburgh, who d.
1905, by Jane, who d. 1885, dau. of the late Alexander
Hamilton, Esq., of Stirling; b. 1855; m. 1883 Mary
Elizabeth, eldest dau. of the late John Sisson Steele,
Esq., of Reigate. Sir David Bruce, who was educated
at Stirling High School and at Edinburgh Univ.
(M.B. and CM. 1881, Hon. D.Se. Dublin 1906, Hon.
LL.D. Glasgow 1908, and Liverpool 1915, F.R.CP.
191 1), is Major-Gen. ret., late A.M.S. and was Assistant
Professor of Pathology, Army Medical School, Netley,
1889-94, aMember of the Army Medical Advisory Board
1902-11, and Director of the R. Society's Commissions
to Ugand.i and NyaSaland for investigation of Sleeping
Sickness 1903, 1908-10 and 1911-14, and for the in-
vestigation of Malta fever 1904-6.- Athenceum Club,

BROWNLOW. See Lurgan, Lord.

BROWNRTGG, Rear.A.dm. Sir Douglas Egke-
MONT Robert, Bart., C.B. — Cr. 1816.

Only surviving son of Sir Henry Moore Brownrigg, 3rd
Bart., by Ada Cicely Georgiana, wlio d. 1911, eldest
dau. of Sir John Hesketh Lethbridge, 3rd Bart.;
b. 1867; s. 1900 ; m. 1896 Beatrice, eldestdau. of the late
Right Hon. Sir Cecil Clementi Smith, G.C.M.G. Sir
Douglas Brownrigg is a Rear-Adin. ret. R.N. and an
Officer of the Legion of Honour, and was Naval
Attache at Tokio 1910-12 ; appointed Chief Naval
Censor at the Admiralty 1914 and a Commodore, 2nd
Class, X^n .— JVhite Waltham, Maidenhead.
Heir, his son Oawen Egremont, b. 1911.

BRUCE, Major the Hon. Robert, of Dunpbail,
Second son of Victor Alexander. 9th Earl of Elgin and
13th Earl of Kincardine, K.G., G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., P.C.,
who (/. 1917, by his 1st wife Lady Constance Mary,
C.I., who d. 1909, 2nd dau. of James, 9th Earl of
Southesk, K.T. ; b. 1882; m. 1910 Mary Katherinc,
only child of Major-Gen. the Hon. John Edward Lind-
ley {whom see under Liiidleij, Lord), and has, with other
issue, a son, * Robert, b. 1915. Major Bruce is Capt.
and Brevet Major 11th Hussars, Special Reserve, and
Capt. ret., lata 11th Hussars. — Dunphail, Elginshire;
Cavalry Club, w. ; New Club, Edinburgh.

BRUCE, Sir Michael William Selbt, Bart.,
of Stenhouse, Stirlingshire. — Cr. 1628.
Elder son of Sir William Waller Bruce, 10th Bart., by
Angelica Mary, who d. 1917, 4th dau. of the late Gen.
George Selby, R.A. ; A. 1 894 ; s. 191 2. Educated at The
Grange, Stevenage, and at Roj'sse's School, Abingdon ;
was formerly Lieut. 8th Batt. Middlesex Regt., serving
with the British S. Africa Police Force at Salisbury,
Rhodesia, and temp. Lieut. R.F.A. 1915-18.

Heir Pres., his brotlier William Nigel Ernel, temp. Lieut.
Somerset L.I. : educated at The Grange, Stevenage, and at
Roysse's School, Abingdon ; i. 1896.

BRUCE, Capt. Sir Heevet Ronald, Bart., of BRUCE, Sir Alexandee Caemichael, Knt.-
Downhill, co. Londonderry ; and of Clifton Cr. 1903.

BRUCE, Sir James Andrew Thomas, K.C.M.G.,
F.R.C.I.— Cr. 1900.
Younger son of the Right Hon. Sir Henry Horvey
Bruce, 3rd Bart., who d. 1907, by Mary Anne
Margaret, who d. 1891, only dau. of Sir Juckes Gran-
ville Juckes Clifton, 8th Bart, (ext.) ; b. 1846 ; m. 1877
Catherine Mary Philippa, elder dau. of the late Col.
Edwin Wodehouse, C.B., R.A. Sir James Bruce is
an Adm. ret., and was A.D.C. to Queen Victoria
1895-8.— f/jJtVed Service Club, s.w. ; 3, Montagu
Square, w.

BRUCE, Sophia, Lady.

Dau. of Francis Jackson, Esq., of Chertsev ; m. 1868
the Right Hon. Sir Gainsford Bruce, D.C.L., who was
Recorder of Bradford 1877-92, Solicitor-Gen. of the
CO. Palatine of Durham 1879-86, Attorney-Gen. there-
of 1886-7 and Temporal Chancellor 1887-92, M.P. for
Finsbm-y (Holborn Div.) 1888-92, and a Judge of the
King's Bench Div. 1892-1904, and who was cr. Knt.
1892 and d. 1912. — Yewhurst, Bromley, Kent.

Hall, Nottinghamshire.— Cr. 1804.
Eldest son of Col. Sir Hervey Juckes Lloyd Bruce, 4th
Bart., by Ellen Maud, O.B.E., youngest dau. of the

Fourth son of the late Rev. Canon David Bruce, of
Merrington Rectory, CO. Durham; A. 1850; m. 1876
Helen, who i^. 1915, dau. of Sir Alexander





Bruce was educated at B.N.C., Oxford ; called to the
Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1875 ; is a Magistrate for co.
London, and was Assistant- Commissioner of the
Metropolitan Police I88i-I91i.—Treivrcux Hill,
Limpsfield, Surrey ; 25, Eyertow Terrace, s.w.

BRUCE, SirRoBEKT, Knt., C.B.— Cr. 1913.

Eldest son of the Rev. Robert Bruce, D.D., of Hudders-
field, Yorkshire, who d. 1908, by Alice, who d. 1906,
dan. of the late James Briggs, Esq., of Blackburn;
b. 1855; m. 1889 Annie Elizabt-th, elder dau. of the
late William Keighley, Esq., of Keighley, York-
shire. Sir Robert Bruce, who was educated at
Huddersfield Coll. and at Aberdeen Univ. (M.A.
1876), and entered the Secretary's Office, General
Post Office, 1876, is an Officer of the Belgian Order of
Leopold, was Vice-Controller of the London Postal
Dist. 1896-1905, and has been Controller since 1905.
— Greenmount, Plaistow Lane, Bromley, Kent ; General
Post Office, E.c.

BRUCE, Sir Robert, Knt.— Cr. 1918.

Only surviving son of William Bruce, Esq., of Alloa,
Clackmannanshire, who d. 1875. by Henrietta, who d.
1906, dau. of the late Charles Waddell, Esq.; b. 1871 ;
m. 1905 Mary, 2nd dau. of the late James McNicol,
Esq., of Alva. Sir Robert Bruce, who is a J. P. for the
City of Glasgow, was London and Parliamentary
Correspondent of the "Aberdeen Journal" 1896-8;
London Editor of the "Glasgow Herald" 1911-14,
Assistant Editor 1914-17, and has been Editor since
1917. — Dudley House, Springkell Avenue, Maxwell
Park, Glasgow ; Caledonian Club, s.w, ; Western Club,

BRUCE, Major George Evans, of Miltown
Castle, CO. Cork.
Only son of Jonathan Bruce, Esq., of Miltown Castle,
who d. 188-t, by Annie Sophia, who d. 1906, 2nd dau. |
of the late Capt. Thomas Hussey de Burgh, 61st Regt. ; I
b. 1867 ; in. 191 4 Mary Grant, 2nd dau. of Eyre Lewis
Bruce, Esq., of Traralgon, Victoria, Australia, and has,
with other issue, a son, 'Jonathan Eyre, b. 1915. Major
Bruce, who was educated at Trinity Coll., Dublin, is
Major Reserve of Officers, attached to 3rd Batt. R.
Dublin Fusiliers, and Major ret., late Norfolk Regt. —
Army and Navy Club, s.w.

BRUCE, George Lewis, Esq., of Blaen-y-Cwm,

Eldest surviving son of Alan Cameron Bruce-Pryce,
Esq., J.P., of Blaen-y-Cwm, who d. 1909, by his 1st
wife Louisa, who d. 1868, only child and heiress of the
late Lieut.-Col. John Henry Slade, 2nd Dragoon Guards ; I
b. 1862; m. 1903 Helen Campbell, dau. of the late
Malcolm Alexander Rankin, Esq., M.D., of Luton, ;
Bedfordshire, and has, with other issue, a son, * John
Henry, b. 1905. Mr. Bruce, who was educated at
Rugby and at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1886, M.A.
1888) and called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1909,
is a j.P. for Glamorganshire and was a Member of the
London School Board 1891-7 and 1900-4, and of the
Metropolitan Asylums Board 1897-1900, a co-opted
Member of the London Education Committee 1904-7
and a Member of the London C.C. 1910-13, and has
been a co-opted Member of the London Education
Committee since 1913. — Blaen-y-Cwm, Monknash, Cow-
bridge ; Woodberrie Knoll, Loughton.

BRUCE, John Cecil, Esq., of Leserragh, co.


Eldest son of Major William TyrreU Bruce, J.P., late

18th R. Irish Regt., of Leserragh, who d. 1896, by

Sophie Susan, who d. 1896, dau. of the late Capt. John

Barlow, 30th Regt. ; b. 1858 ; m. 1890 Georgina Louisa,
youngest dau. of the late Falkiuer John Minchin, Esq.,'
of Annagh, co. Tipperary, and of Holywell Hoiise, and
Soberton Manor, Hampshire, and has 2 daus. Mr.
Bruce, who was educated at Parsonstown School
and at Trinity Coll., Dublin (B.A. 1880), is a Civil
Engineer. — Leserragh, Coolbawn, near Borrisokane.

BRUCE, Mrs., of Brooke House, Hampshire.

Maryau Bird, youngest dau. of Henry Merceron, Esq.,
J.P." and D.L., who d. 1868; m.' 1866 Lieut.-Col.
Courtenay William Bruce, late Comm. 6th Dragoon
Guards (Carabiniers), of Brooke House, a J.P. for
Hampshire, who d. 1914, leaving, with a dau., a son,
* Courtenay Merceron Adair, educated at Wellington
Coll. ; b. 1874 ; ;«. 1916 Lilian Maud, 3rd dau. of the
late Adm. Alfred John Chatfield, C.B.— Brooke House,
Winchfield, Hampshire.

BRUCE, Mrs., of Rockford, co. Dublin.

Florence Helen, dau. of George Alexander Osborne,
Esq. ; m. 1870 William Robert Bruce, Esq., of Rock-
ford, Master King's Bench Div. of the High Court
of Justice in Ireland, who d. 1902, leaving, with other
issue, 2 sons, Thomas Robert, Capt. 14th Hussars;
b. 1885, and d. on active service 1917 ; and 'Reginald
James, educated at Eton and at New Coll., Oxford;
b. 1887.— 15, Pelham Crescent, s.w.

BRUCE, Robert Hunter, Esq., of Sum-
burgh, and Lunna, Isle of Slietland.
Third son of John Bruce, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Sum-
burgh, who d. 1 885, by Mary, dau. of the late John
William Nelson, Esq.; b. 1845; s. his brother John
Brace, Esq., J.P. and D.L., at Sumburgh, 1907. Mr.
Bruce was formerly a Merchant in Amoy, China. —
Sumburgh, Lerwick, N.B.; Residence: Hanover Court,
Hanover Square, w.

BRUCE, Samuel, Esq., of Norton Hall,
Youngest sou of Samuel Bruce, Esq., of Thorndale,
CO. Antrim, who d. 1845, by Annette, dau. of the late
James Ferguson, Esq., of White Park, eo. Antrim ;
h. 1838 ; m. 1878 Louisa Julia, 3rd dau. of Sir George
Conway Colthurst, 5th Bart., and has had, with other
issue, a son, George James, D.S.O., M.C. (with Bar),
temp. Capt. Gen. List and a Brigade Major ; b. 1880 ;
m. 1907 Hilda, youngest dau. of John Blakiston-
Houston, Esq., of Orangefield, and Roddens, co.
Down, and d. (killed in action) 1918, leaving, with
other issue, a son, *Miehael Robert, b. 1909. Mr.
Bruce is a J.P. and D.L. for Gloucestershire, and was
High Sheriff 1 903. —-Vorto?* Hall, Campden, Gloucester-
shire ; Carlton Club, s.w. ; 2, Cromwell Houses, s.w.

BRUCE, Walter Marshall, Esq., of Inverqu-
homery, Aberdeenshire.
Youngest son of Alexander Bruce, Esq., LL.D., M.D.,
F.R.C.P.E., F.R.S.E., of 8, Ainslie Place, Edinburgh,
who c?. 191 1 , by Annie Louisa, dau. of the late Alexander
William Connell, Esq., H.E.LC.S.. of Langholm, Dum-
friesshire ; b. 1890; s. his brother Vincent Connell
Bruce, Esq., LL.B., Lieut. 5th Batt. Gordon Highlanders,
who was killed in action, 1916. Mr. Bruce, who was
educated at Merchiston Castle School, is Lieut. 5th
Batt. Gordon Highlanders and King's E. African Rifles.
— Inverquhomery, Longside, Aberdeenshire; 8, Ainslie
Place, Edinburgh.

BRUCE, William Arthur, Esq., of Symbister,
I. of Shetland.
Eldest son of Robert Bruce, Esq., of Symbister, who d.
1873, by Anne, eldest dau. of Archibald Simson, Esq.,




of Comedpore; h. 1863; m. 1897 Elizabeth Mitt-hell
Sinclair, youngest dau. of the late Andrew John
Grierson, Esq., of Quendale. Mr. Bruce, who was
educated at Merehistoun Castle School and at Edinburgh
University, is a J.P. and D.L. for co. Orkney and Shet-
land. — Symbister, Whahay, Shetland.

Heir Pres., his brother Robert Stewart, h. 1873.

BRUCE. See Aberdare ; AiUsbiiry ; Balfour of Bwr-
leigh; Bmdenell ; Elgin and Kincardine; and

BRUCE- GARDTNE, Miss, of Middletou, For-

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