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and to H.M.
King George V. 1917-18.— ^/fcs^o;;, Stratford-on-
Avon ; Naval and Militari/ Club, w.

+ COWAN, Sir John, Knt.— Cr. 1915.

Only son of the late Rev. John Cowan, of Jamaica; b.
1844; m. 1872 Marion Dickson, dau. of Andrew
Wallace, Esq., of Halbeath, Fife. Sir John Cowan is
Chairman of Eedpath, Brown & Co. Ltd., Engineers,
of Edinburgh, and a J.P. and D.L. for Edinburgh.—
2, St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh; National Liberal
Club, s.w.



consecrated Suffragan Bishop of Southwark 1891, and I ri/^m-Aiyr Si»-W"TTTTAin TTrwcv TC,.^ n ^n^'7
translated to Worcester 1905 and toCoventrv 1918 ; is i ^V"^ „ ^t.?^'"^ "L^^^^^'i^^^^Jl.?'^*-— *^l ■ 1917.



translated to Worcester 1905 and to Coventry 1918 ; is j
Lord of the Manors of Stockton, Codford St. Mary, and
Codford St. Peter, and Patron of 2 Archdeaconries,
24 Hon. Canonries, and 32 livings. — Stockton House, \
Codford St. Mara, If j/fe -Residence : The Bishops'
House, Coventry ; Athenaum Club, s.w. j

COVENTRY, John, Esq., of Burgate, Hamp-
shire.



Eldest son of John Coventry, Esq., of Biu'gate House,
who d. 1897, by Catharine, who d. 1901, youngest dau.
of the late Col.' Seton, of Brook Heath, Hampshire ; b.
1845; m. 1876 Emily Mary, 2nd dau. of the late
Joseph Weld, Esq., of The Lodge, Lymington, Hamp-
shire, and has, with other issue, a son, * John Joseph,
temp.Capt. B.A.S.C. ; A. 1882; m. 1910 Margaret -|- COWAN, Charles WiLLIAM, Esq., of Logan-



Son of William Cowan, Esq., of Edinburgh, by Eliza-

beth, dau. of the late Giles, Esq.; i.l862; 'ni. 1900

Winifrede, dau. of the late Daniel Smith. Esq., of
Edinburgh. Sir William Cowan, who was educated at
Merchiston Castle, at Edinburgh Collegiate School and
at Edinburgh Univ., is a J.P. forSussex and a Director
of Parkinson and W. &. B. Cowan Ltd., of Edinburgh,
London and Sydney ; satas M.P. for the Guildford Div.
of Surrey 1906-.Ian. 1910 and for the E. Div. of
.iberdeenshire Jan. 1910-1918 and has sat for the E.
Div. of Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire since 1918.
The Crow's Nest, Fairwasp, Sussex; Reform, National
Liberal, and R. Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; 26, Ashley



Gardens,



Camilla, 2nd dau. of Carlile Henry Hayes Macartney,
Esq., of Foxhold, Berkshire, and has 4 daus. Mr.
Coventry is a Magistrate for Hampshire. — Burgate
Hotise, Fordingbridge.

COVENTRY, Miss, of Shauwell, Kinross-shire.
Mary Jane, eldest dau. of George Andrew Coventry,
Esq., of Shauwell, who d. 1873, by Susan Alexander,
who d. 1898, dau. of the late William Hunt, Esq., of
Navity, Fife. — Shanwell House, Milnathort, N.B. \

COVENTRY, Capt. St. John Halford, of'
The Knoll, Dorset.
Only son of Comm. St. John Coventry, R.N., J.P. and
D.L., of Henbury House (now Henbury Manor), Dorset, i
who was High Sheriff of Dorset 1866, and rf. 1871, by '
Mary Elizabeth (who d.. 1919, having m. 2ndly 1875, ,
as his 2nd wife, Gorege William Culme Soltau-Symons,
Esq., of Chaddlewood, Devonshire, who d. 1916), only
dau, of the late Lieut. -Col. Frederick William Todd,'



house, Midlothian.

Eldest son of Charles Cowan, Esq., M.P., of Logan-
house, who d. 1889, by Catharine, eldest dau. of the
late Rev. William Menzies, Minister of Lanark, N.B. ;
b. 1835 ; m. 1861 Margaret Dick, who d. 1909, eldest
dau. of the late Robert Craig, Esq., and has, with other
issue, *Alexander, b. 1863 ; m. 1st 1892 AliceBuchanan,
who rf. 1912, dau. of the late John Comrie Thomson,
Esq., Q.C., Sheriif of Forfarshire ; 2ndly 1913 Florence,
youngest dau. of the late Andrew Symington, Esq.,
of Glasgow, and has had, with other issue, C. J. A,
(eldest son), Capt. 3rd Batt. R. Scots (Lothian Begt.) ;
b. 18 — , and d. of wounds received in action 1918;
and * Alexander Comi'ie (elder surviving son), M.C.,
Capt. 3rd Batt. R. Scots (Lothian Regt.) ; b. 18—; m.
1919 Helen Mary, eldest dau. of James Finlayson, Esq.,
of Coldoch, Blair Drummond, Perthshire. Mr. Cowan,
who was educated at Merchistoa Castle and at Edin-
burgh Univ., and was formerly Capt. Edinburgh Co.
Militia, is a J.P. for Midlothian, and a D.L. for the co.
of the City of Edinburgh ; received a medal for long
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service from H.M. King George V.— Residence : Bal-
housie Castle, Bonnyrig, N.B. ; University, and Scottish
Conservative Clubs, Edinburgh.

COWAN, Col. James Henry, C.B., of Bogliall,
Linlithgowsliire.
Eldest son of William Cowan, Esq., J.P. and LL.D.,
of Liuburn, Midlothian, who d. 1875, by his 2nd
wife Selina, who d. 1863, dau. of the late William
Deeming, Esq., of Manchester ; b. 1856 ; m. 188U Alice,
4th dau. of the late Col. John Cromie Blackwood De
Butts, R.E., and has, with other issue, "James De
Butts, Major and Acting Lieut.-Col. R.F.A. ; b. 1881 ;
m. 1909 Eleanor Maud, elder dau. of the late William
Crowgey Brocklesby, Esq., and lias, with other issue,
a son, "William De Butts, b. 1909. Col. Cowan, who
■was educated at Cheltenham Coll. and at the R. Mil.
Academy, Woolwich, is Col. ret., late R.E., and was
formerly a Member of the Ordnance Committee, Wool-
wich, an Assistant Director of Fortifications and Works
at Headquarters 1908-12, and a temp. Assistant Di-
rector at the War OiBce 19li-lS.— National Club, s.w.



COWAN. See Baikie, of Tankerness.

COWAN-DOUGLAS, Robert William, Esq.,
of Gateshaw, Roxburghshire.
Only son of John Black Cowan, Esq., LL.D., Professor
of Mat. Med., Glasgow Univ., who d. 1896, by Mary
Anne, who d. 1861, dau. of the late Dr. William
Stokes, of Dublin; b. 1861; s. Alexander Sholto
Douglas, Esq., W.S., J.P., 1916; m. 1892 Isabella
Margaret, dau. of the late Robert Balloch, Esq., of
Glasgow, and has, with other issue, a son, *John
Robert, D.S.O., M.C., Capt. Highland L.I. ; educated
at Marlborough Coll. and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sand-
hurst ; b. 1893. Mr. Cowan-Douglas, who was edu-
cated at Fettes Coll., Edinburgh, and assumed the
additional surname of Douglas 1916, was formerly
ranching in Alberta, Canada.— Residence: Corbet
Tower, Kelso; R. Automobile Club, s.w. ; Westc
Club, Glasgow.

COWANS, Gen. Sir John Steven, G.C.I
GC.M.G. M.V.O.— Cr. K.O.B. 1913,
G.C.M.G. 1918, G.C.B. 1919.

Eldest son of John Cowans, Esq., of Carlisle, and of
Hartlands, Middlesex, who d. 1873, by Jeannie Cowan,
eldest dau. of the late Samuel Steven, Esq., of Netherby
Hall, and St, John, New Brunswick; b. 1862 ; »«. 1884
Eva May, dau. of the late Rev. John Edmund Coulson,
formerly Vicar of Long Preston, Yorkshire, ^ir John
Cowans"is a Gen., late Rifle Brigade, Col. Gloucester-
shire Regt., a Knight of Grace of the Order of St. John
of Jerusalem, and a Grand OlEcer of the Legion of
Honour, of the Belgian Order of the Crown and of the
Italian Order of the Crown ; has the Grand Cordon of
the Japanese Order of the Sacred Treasure ; was Staff
Capt. at Headquarters 1893-4 ; Brigade Major at
Aldershot 1894-7 ; D.A.a.M.G. at Headquarters 1898-
1903; A.Q.M.G. 2nd Div. at Aldershot 1903-5 and
Col. on the Gen. Staff there 1905-6 ; Director-Gen. of
Mil. Education in India 1906-7 and Director of Staff
Duties and Mil. Training there 1907-8; in command
of the Presidency Brigade, N. Army in India, 1908-10,
Director-Gen. of the T.F. 1910-12, and Q.M.G. to the
Forces and a Mil. Member of the Army Council
19\2-19.— Naval and Military Club, w. ; Beefsteak
Club, w.c. ; 72, Curson Street, Mayfair, w.

COWARD Sir (John Charles) Lewis, Knt.,
K.C.— Cr. 1918.
Eldest son of the Rev. John Henry Coward, M.A.,
Rector of St. Peter le Peer, London, and Minor Canon
313



of St. Paul's Cathedral, who d. 1911, by Olivia, who d.
1873, 2nd dau. of the late Capt. Robert Lewis, R.N. ; b.
1852 ; m. 1879 Milliceut Horatia, 2nd dau. of the late
Sir Thomas William Clinton Murdoch, K.C.M.G. Sir
Lewis Coward, who was educated at St. Paul's School
and at C.C.C, Cambridge (B.A. 1874, M.A. 1903), called
to the Bar at Gray's Inn and at the Middle Temple
1877, elected a Bencher of Gray's Inn 1891 and Trea-
surer 1898, and appointed a K.C. 1901, has been Re-
corder of Folkestone since 1886, a Member of the
Council of Legal Education since 1892, Commissary to
the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's Cathedral since 1913
and Chairman of the Board of Legal Studies since 1914.
—2, Eoyal Crescent, Brighton; Athenieum, Carlton,
and Banelagh Clubs, s.w. ; 2, Raymond Buildings,
Gray" s Inn, w.o. ; 3, Pump Court, Temple, k.c.

COWDRAT, Viscount (Weetman Dickinson
Pearson, P.C.)— Cr. 1917.

Eldest son of George Pearson, Esq., of Brickendon-
bury, Hertfordshire, who d. 1899, by Sarah, who d.
1911, dau. of the late Weetman Dickinson, Esq., of
Clayton West, Yorkshire; b. 1856; m. 1881 Annie,
2nd dau. of the late Sir John Cass, of Maylands, Brad-
ford. Viscount Cowdray is a D.L. for Aberdeenshire,
a J.P. for Sussex, Major Engineer and Railway Staff
Corps, R.E., T.F., and Patron of 7 livings, and was
M.P. for Colchester 1895-Jan. 1910, and President of
the Air Board Jan.-Nov. l^n.—Paddockhurst, Worth,
Sussex ; Cowdray Park, Midhurst, Sussex ; Dunecht,
Aberdeen; Bunnottar Castle, near Stonehaven, Kin-
cardineshire ; Marlborough, and Reform Clubs, s.w. ;
16, Carlton House Terrace, s.w.

Heir, his son Weetman Harold Miller, Major Sussex Yeo. ;

sat as M.P. for SutEolk, Eye Div., 1906-18; educated at

Rugby and at Ch. Ob., Oxford ;

Beryl, yonngest dau. of the lat

Churchill, and has, with other

John ChurchUl, b. 1910.

COWELL, Lady, V.A., of Clifton Castle, and
Crake Hall, Yorkshire.

Georgina Elizabeth, only child of James Pulleine, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L., of Clifton Castle and Crake Hall, who
d. 1879, by Annie Caroline, who d. 1889, eldest dau. of
the late Edward Marjoribanks, Esq. ; m. 1868 Major-
Gen, the Right Hon. Sir John Clayton Cowell, who
was Master of the Household to H.M. Queen Victoria
1866-94, and who was cr. K.C.B. 1865 and d. 1894,
and has surviving issue 2 daus. Lady Cowell was an
Extra Woman of the Bedchamber to H.M. Queen
Victoria 1894-1901.— C?2/i!on Castle, Bcdale ; 8,
Ovington Gardens, s.w.

CO WELL-STEPNEY, the Hon. Lady, of The
Dell, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire.
Margaret Leicester, youngest dau. of George, 2nd
Lord de Tabley (ext.), who d. 1887, by his 1st wife
Catharina Barbara, who d. 1869, 2Dd dau. of the late
Jerome, Count de Salis ; m. 1875 Sir Emile Algernon
Arthur Keppel Cowell-Stepney, 2nd and last Bart., of
The Dell, Llanelly (cr. 1871), who was M.P. for
Carmarthen 1876-8 and 1886-92. and who d. 1909,
leaving a dau., Catharine Meriel (whom see), m. 1911,
as his 2nd wife, Sir (Edward) Stafford Howard,
K.C.B., formerly of Thornbury Castle, Gloucestershire,
whorf. 1916, and has, with a dau,, a son, Stafford
A^aughan Stepney, b. 1916. — The Dell, Llanelly,
Residence : Woodetid, Sunninghill, Berkshire.



COWEN, Sir Frederic Hymen, Knt., Mus.
Doc— Cr. 1911.

Younger son of Frederick Augustus Goweu, Esq., of
London, who d. 1876, by Emily, who rf. 1910, 2nd dau.



Cow]



THE UNITED KINGDOM.



[Cox



of the late James Davis, Esq., of Jamaica; b. 1852;
m. 1908 Frederica Gwendoline, only dau. of Frederick
Richardson, Esq., of London. Sir Frederic Cowen,
who was educated at the Conservatoires at Leipzig and
Berlin (Hon. Mus. Doc. Cambridge 1900, and
Edinburgh 1910), is a popular Musician and Composer ;
accompanied H.M.'s Opera 1871-7; conducted the
Handel Festival at the Crystal Palace 1903, 1906, 1909
.and 1912, and has held many of the most important
positions as Conductor both in London and the
Provinces. — Arts' Club, w. ; 18, Regent's Court, N.w.

COWIE, Charles Morgan, Esq., of Bude
Castle, Cornvpall.
Eldest son of the late Very Rev. Benjamin Morgan
Cowie, Dean of Exeter, by Gertrude Mary, dau. of
the late Thomas Carusew, Esq., of I'lexbury Hall,
Cornwall; b. 1846; m. 1876 Eose. who d. 1900,
youngest dau. of the late Richard Luther Watson, Esq.,
of Calgarth Park, Westmorland. Mr. Cowie, who was
educated at St. Paul's School, London, and at Jesus
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1869, M.A. 1872), was Assistant
Secretary in the Board of Education 1897-1904.—
The Castle, Bude, Cornwall ; Oxford and Cambridge
Club, s.w.

COWLEY, Earl (Christian Aethur Wel-
lesi.ey). — Cr. 1857.

Elder son of Henry .\rthur Mornington, 3rd Earl, by
his 1st wife Lady Violet (who d. 1910, having dii). him
1897, and »?i. 2ndly 1898 Robert Edward Myddelton,
Esq., of Chirk Castle, Denbighshire), youngest dau. of
William, 1st Marquess of Abergavenny; 4. 1890; s.
1919 ; m. 1914 Miss May Pickard. Earl Cowley, who
was educated at Radley and was formerly Lieut, (on
probation) 6th Lancers, Special Reserve, is serving in
R.M.A., and is Patron of 7 livings. — Draycotl House,
Cerne, Chippenham ; Cold Ocerton, Oakham.
Heir, hii eon Michael, Viscount Dangan, b. 1916.

COWLEY, Emily Gwendolen, Countess.

Second dau. of Lieut. -Col. Thomas Peers Williams,
M.P., of Temple House, Berks, who d. 1876, by Kmily,
who d. 1S75, youngest dau. of the late Anthony Bacon,
Esq., of Elcott, Berks ; m. 1863 William Henry, 2nd
Earl Cowley, who d. \89d.—Bodwen, Wootton, Isle of
Wight.

COWLEY, Clakb Florence Mary, Countess.

Only child of Sir Francis George Stapleton, 8th B.art.,
who d. 1899, by Mary Catharine (who m. 2ndly 1902,
as his 2nd wife, Willi.am Dalziel Mackenzie, Esq., whom
see), younger dau. of the late Adam Steuart Gladstone,
Esq.; m. 1st 1902 (marriage dissolved 1913) Capt.
Geoffrey Charles Buxton, Coldstream Guards, Special
Reserve; 2ndly 1914, .as his 3rd wife, Henry Arthur
Mornington, 3rd Earl Cowley, who d. 1919. — Siagry
House, Chippenham.

COWLEY, the Hon. Sir Alfred Sandlings,
Knt.— Cr. 1904.
Son of Isaac Cowley, Esq., of Fairford, Gloucester-
shire ; b. 1848 ; m. 1880 Marie, dau. of the late William
Campbell, Esq., of Natal. Sir Alfred Cowley, who
■was elected a M.L.A. of Queensland 1888, was Secre-
tary for Public Lands and Agriculture 1890-3, and
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly 1893-6, 1896-9,
and 1903-7. — Silky Oaks, Toowong, Queensland.

COWLEY, Mrs., of St. Osyth's Priory, Essex.
Mary Beatrice Mabel, 2nd dau. of the Rev. William
LoDgmore Watts, formerly Vicar of Boxted. and pre-
viously of St. Osyth, who d. 1915 (by Mary Anna, who
d. 1910, dau. of the late ), and adopted dau. and



heiress of Sir John Henry Johnson, J.P., of St. Osyth's
Priory, who d. 1909, and the late Lady Johnson; m.
1913 Arthur Ernest Cowley, Esq., D.Litt., Fellow
of Magdalen Coll., Oxford.— «. Osyth's Priory, Col-
chester ; 5, Whitehall Gardens, s.w.

COWPER, Earl (ext.). Sbe Besborough, Lady.

COWPER, Major Geoffrey Thomas Middle-
ton Carleton, of Unthank, and Carleton,
Cumberland.

Only sm-viving son of Frederick Carleton Cowper,
Esq., who d. 1898, by Ella Elizabeth, only child of the
late William Middieton Moore, Esq., of Grimeshill,
Westmorland; b. 1889; «. his grandfather Frederick
Cowper, Esq., J.P. and D.L., 1899. Major Cowper
is Major Westmorland and Cumberland Yeo. — Carleton
Hall, Penrith.

COWPER, Henry Swainson, P.S.A., of High
House, Hawkshead, Lancashire.
Second son of Thomas Christopher Cowper- Essex, Esq.,
of Hawkshead, who d. 1901, by Catherine Anne, elder
dau. of Benjamin Hall, Esq , of Yew Barrow, Lanca-
shire ; b. 1865; »(. 1902 Amy Mary, elder dau. of the
late Major-Gen. Charles Stirling Dundas, R.A., and
grauddau. of the late J.ames Dundas of Dundas, and
has a son, * Christopher Swainson, b. 1903. Mr.
Cowper, who was educated at Harrow, is a Magistrate
for Lancashire. — High House, Hawkshead, Lancashire ;
Constitutional Club, -w.c; i?. Automobile Club, s.w.

COX, the Right Hon. Michael Francis, M.D.

Second sou of Hugh Cox, Esq., of co. Roscommon,
who d. 1901, by Anne", who d. 1882, dau. of the late
Richard Kelly, Esq., of co. Roscommon; b. 1852; m.
1886 Elizabeth, dau. of the late William Nolan, Esq.,
of CO. Kildare. Dr. Cox, who was educated at St.
Mel's Coll. and at the Catholic Univ., Dublin (B.A.
1873, Hon. M.D. R. Univ. of Ireland 1895, F.R.C.P.I.
1892, Hon. LL.D. National Univ. of Ireland 1915),
and matriculated at London Univ., was formerly a
Member of the Senate of the R. Univ. of Ireland,
an Examiner in Medical Jurisprudence and Materia
Medica in the R. Univ.. and Demonstrator of Ana-
tomy in the Catholic Univ., and is Chairman of
Convocation and a Member of the Senate of the
National Univ., a Member of the R. Irish .A.cademy,
Fellow and Vice-President of the R. Society of Anti-
quaries, Ireland, Governor of the R. Veterinary Coll. of
Ireland, Physician to St. Vincent's Hospital, and Con-
sulting Physician to the Children's Hospital, Temple
Street, to Linden Convalescent Home, to Our Lady's
Hospice for the Dying and to St. Charles Borromeo's
Hospital for Consumption.— 26, Merrion Square, Dublin.

COX, Sir Percy Zachariah, G.C.I.E.,K.C.S.I.,
F.R.G.S., F.Z.S.— Cr. K.C.LE. 19II,
K.C.S.I 1915, G.C.I.E. 1917.

Y'oungest son of Arthur Zachariah Cox, Esq., of

Harwood Hall, Essex, who d. 1870, by Julienne Emily,

who d. 1907, younger dau. of the late Richard Saunders.

t Esq , of Largay, co. Cavan, and of Hawley House,

Kent; 6.1864; m. 1889 BeUe, O.B.E., younger dau.

of the late Surgeon-Gen. John Butler Hamdton,

R A M.C. Sir Percy Cox, who was educated at Harrow

I and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, is Lieut.-Col. Indian

i Army and Hon. Major-Gen. whilst specially employed

(1917) • wasVice-Consul at Zeila 1893-4 and at Berbera

1894-5; Consul and Political Agent Muscat 1899-

1904- Pohtical Resident and Consul-Gen. for tho

Persian Gulf 1904-14 ; Acting Foreign Secretary to

the Government of India 1914, and Chief Pohtical



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COUNTY FAMILIES OF



[Cox



Officer to the Expeditionary Force to Mesopotamia j COX, AlfEED WiLLIAM, Esq., of Glendoick,
1914-16. — Naval and Militari/ Club, -w.; AthensumA Perthshire

Fourth son of George Addison Cox, Esq., of Inver-



and R. Societies' Clubs, s.w.



COX, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Herbert Vauqhan, '•
K.C.B., K.C.M.G., C.S.I.^Cr. K.C.M.G.
1915, K.C.B. 1918.

Elder son of tlio Eev. Frederic Cox, Rector of Upper j

Chelsea, who d. 1893, by Mary Theophila, nee Hunt,

whorf. 1892; b. 1860; «. 1894 Violet, eldest dau. of|

Frederick Wallis O'Bryen Horsford, Esq. Sir Herbert I

Cox, who was educated at Charterhouse and at the I

K. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, is a Lieat.-Gen. InJian Armj'

and Col. 69th Punjabis ; was A.Q.M.G. for Mobilization [

in India 1907-8; D.Q.M.G. Army Headquarters in

India 1908-11; Mil. Member of the Coronation

Durbar Committee 1911-12; Col. on the Staff jp^.^ »

and in command of the Eawal Pindi and Nowshera j '^'-'^i.-f-'^^"^'''

Brigades, N. Army in India, with the temp, rank of

Brigadier-Gen., 1912-14 and in command of a Brigade

(Indian) and of 4th Australian Div. during the war;

appointed Mil. Secretary at the India Office 1917 ; has

the Serbian Order of the White Eagle, 2nd Class, with

Swords. — United Service Club, s.w.; 9, Hereford

Sqtiare, s.w.



trossachs, Perthshire, who d. 1899, by Eliza, who d.
1872, eldest dau. of the late David Methven, Esq., of
Kirkcaldy; b. 1861 ; /«. 1st 1892 Helen, who d. 1911,
dau. of Major George Paris Salmon, formerly Bengal
.•Vrt.,ofWillanslee, Perth; 2ndly 1915 Helen, ,5th dau.
of the late Alexander James Campbell, Esq., of Ros-
neath, Dumbartonshire, and widow of Lome Campbell,
Esq., of Peaton, Dumbartonshire, and has a son, * Euan
Hillhouse Methven, late temp. Lieut. R.M. ; educated
at Rugby and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A.
1917); b. 1893. Mr. Cox is a Magistrate for Perth-



shire. — Glendoii



Glen



Perthshire.



COX, Sir Charles Thomas, K.C.M.G.— Cr.
1913.

Only son of Charles Cox, Esq., British Guiana Civil
Service, who d. 1892, by Arabella Louisa Moreton,
who d. 1896, eldest dau. of the late George Langmore
Fahie, Esq., of St. Kitts; b. 1858; m. 1885 Minnie,}
3rd dau. of Edward John Eodd Willcocks, Esq., :
Principal of the Training Coll., British Guiana. Sir i
Charles Cox, who was educated at Wittersham, Kent,
and called to the Bar at the Middle Temple 1899, ,
was Administrator of St. Kitts and Nevis, 1899-1904,
Acting Governor of the Leeward Islands 1903 and
1904, and Government Secretary of British Guiana
1904-13 (Acting Governor, 1904, 1906, 1909 and |
1911-12). — Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana; \
E. Societies', West Indian, and Authors' Clubs, s.w. ;

+ COX, Sir Edward Owen, K.B.E.— Cr. 1918.'

B. 18 — . Sir Edward Cox is Chairman of the Over- [
seas Shipping Committee, Australia. — c;o Cox's I
Shipping Agency, 16, Charing Cross, s.w. I

Knt.— i



, of Spoiidon Hall, Derby-
shire.
Youngest son of William Thomas Cox, Esq., of
Spondon Hall, who d. 1877, by Maria, who d. 1880,
dau. of the late Rev. Edward Edwards, of King's Lynn,
Norfolk; b. 1846; m. 1901 Ada Laura, youngest dau. of
the late Rev. James Bromley, Rector of Lye, Worces-
tershire. Mr. Cox, who was educated at Trinity Coll.,
Cambridge (B.A. 1869, M.A. 1872), is a Magistrate for
Derbyshire. — Residence : MUl Hill, Derby.



COX, Sir William Henry Lionel,
Cr. 1896.
Second son of George E. Cox, Esq., M.D., of Mauritius;
b. 1864; m. 1st 18 — Lucie, who d. 1900, dau. of S.
Pelte, Esq., of Mauritius; 2ndly 1903 Elizabeth
Cushing, eldest dau. of the late Lewis Pughe, of
Seranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Sir William Cox, who
was educated at E. Coll., Mauritius, and Ciilled to the
Bar at the Middle Temple 1866, was a Puisne Judge
at Mauritius 1881-7, Procureur and Advocate-Gen.
there 1887-93, and Chief Justice of the Straits Settle-
ments 1893-1906.— 13, Midvale Road, St. Heliers,
Jersey.

COX, Albert Edward, Esq., of DangarthUl,
Perthshire.

Third son of William Cox, Esq., of Snaigow, Perthshire,
and of Foggvlev, Forfarshire, who d. 1894, by his 2nd
wife Elizabeth^ who d. 1916, 2nd dau. of the late
Henry Samuel Eoase, Esq., M.D., F.R.S., of Dundee ;
*. 1868: m. 1st 1891 Ethel Laura, who d. 1903, 3rd
dau. of Bentley Murray, Esq. ; 2ndly 1904 Louise Mary,
eldest dau. of the late Col. Edmund Robert Stewart-
Richardson, of Idover House, Wiltshire, and has,
with other issue, a son, » Ronald Bentley, b. 1892. Mr.
Cox is a J. P. for Perthshire.— iJuw^crMiW, DunJceld,
N.B.
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COX, AETH0K James, Esq., of Glenmarkie, and
Foggyley, Forfarshire.
Second son of William Cox, Esq., of Snaigow, Perth-
shire, and of Foggyley, who d. 1894, by his 2nd wife
Elizabeth, who d. 1916, 2nd dau. of the late Henry
Samuel Boase, Esq., M.D., F.R.S., of Dundee; b.
1866 ; m. 1890 Lilian Margaret, 5th dau. of the late
George Malcolm, Esq., of Inverlaw, Dundee, and
has, with other issue, a son, * Geoffrey William,
Lieut. 4th Batt. The Black Watch (R. Highlanders) ;
educated at Trinity Coll., Glenalmond, and at Univ.
Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1913); b. 1891 ; m. 1915 Beatrice
E., eldest dau. of John Sharp, Esq., of Balmuir,
Forfarshire, and of Dalnaglar, Perthshire. Mr. Cox,
who was educated at Trinity Coll., Glenalmond, is
a Magistrate for Forfarshire. — Glenmarkie, Alyth,
N.B. ; Foggyley, Dundee.

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j COX, Irwin Edward Bainbeidge, Esq., of Moat
Mount, Middlesex.

I Eldest son of Edward William Cox, Esq., of Moat

I Mount, Serjeant-at-Law, Deputy Assistant Judge of
Middlesex, who d. 1879, by Sophia, 2nd dau. of the late

j William Harris, Esq., M.D., R.A. ; b. 1838; m. 1865
Catharine Annie, who d. 1898, dau. of the late Rev.

i Bartholomew Nicols, Vicar of Mill Hill, Middlesex.
Mr. Cox, who was educated at Magdalene Coll., Cam-
bridge (B.A. 1861), and called to the Bar at the Middle

[ Temple 1864, is a J.P. and D.L. for Middlesex (High

i Sheriff' 1898), and Lord of the Manor of Taunton, and

I was M.P. for the Harrow Div. of Middlesex 1899-
1906.— Afoa< Mount, Mill Hill, Middlesex; Carlton,

j and New Oxford and Cambridge Clubs, s.w.

COX, James Ernest, Esq., of Cardean,
Perthshire.

Elder son of Edward Cox , Esq. , J.P. and D.L. , of Cardean
and of Dmmkilbo, Forfarshire, who rf. 1913, by Ada
Mary. dau. of John Johnson Stitt, Esq., J.P., of
Liverpool ; b. 1876 ; m. 1904 Agnes Jane, 2nd dau. of
David Tod, Esq., of Hartfield, and Eastwood Park,
Renfrewshire, and has, with other issue, a son,
*Edward James, b. 1907. Mr. Cox was educated at
Pembroke Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1899).— Residence :
Lyndhiirst, Dundee.



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COX, John Russell, Esq., formerly of Bea-ICOXON. ^ee Cary, of Torre Abbey, Vevonshire.
minster Manor, Dorset. [

Eldest sou of Lieut.-Col. Samuel Symes Cox, J.P., of +COTNEY, WALTER WeSTON, Esq., ofWestou



Beaminster Manor, who d. 1884, by his 1st wife Eliza-
beth, dau. of the late James Taylor, Esq., of Glasgow ;
b. 1851; m. 1880 Marianne Frances, dau. of the late
Eev. Charles Marriott Leir, Hector of Charlton Mus-
grove, Somerset, and has, with other


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