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DEBRETT'S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. NICHOLSON, Creation 1859, of Luddenham, New South Wales. Sir CHARLES NICHOLSON, K.B., -D.C.I.., LL.D., 1st Baronet, only son of the late Charles Nicholson, Esq., of London ; b. Nov. 23rd, 1808 ; ed. at Edinburgh Univ. (M.D. 1833); elected a M.L.C. of N.S.W. 1843, and was Speaker thereof 1845-56 ; formerly Chancellor of Sydney Univ. ; Hon. D.C.L. Oxford 1857, and Hon. LL.D. Cambridge 1868, and Edinburgh 1886; knighted 1852; is a J.P. for Essex:

//. 1865, Sarah Elizabeth, da. of the late Archibald Keightley,

Esq., of the Charterhouse, London, and has issue. 3>rms Azure, two bars nebuly argent, in chief a sun in splendour proper between two stars of eight points or. Crtst On a rock proper a lion's head azure, charged with a star as in the arms. Residence The Grange, Totteridge, Herts. Clubs Athenaum, Unionist. Virtus sola nobilitas. Virtue is the only nobility. Sons living CHARLES ARCHIBALD, i. July 2 7 th, 1867 Archibald Keightley, b. 1871. Sydney Hugo, b. 1875. NICOLSON, Creation 1637. Sir FREDERIC WILLIAM ERSKINE NICOL- SON, C.B., loth Baronet; b. April 22nd. 1815; s. his father, Sir WILLIAM, 1820; entered R.N. 1827, became Rear-Adm. 1863, Vice-Adm. 1870, and Adm. on retired list 1877 ; was Commodore Sup. of Woolwich Dockyard 1861 : w. 1st, 1847, Mary Clementina Marion, who d. 1851, da. of James Loch, Esq., M.P., of Drylaw, N.B. ; 2ndly, 1853, Augusta Sarah, who d. 1861, da. of the late Robert Cullington, Esq., of Old Lakenham, and widow of Capt. Hay ; 3rdly, 1867, Anne, da. of the late R. Crosse, Esq., and has issue. Crrst A falcon with two heads displayed proper. Generosity. )r, three falcons' heads erased gule iportcrs Two falcons reguardant proper. Tmvii Residence 15, William Street, Lowndes Square, S.W. Clubs Travellers', United Service. Son living By 1st marriage Sir ARTHUR, K.C.f.E., C.M.G., b. _Sept. i 9 th, 1849 ; formerly a clerk in Foreign Office ; was Assist. Private Sec. to Earl Granville at Foreign Office 1872-4 ; appointed 3rd Sec. in Diplo. Ser. 1874, 2nd Sec. 1876, and Sec. of Legation 1885 ; was Sup. of Student Inter- preters in Turkey 1879-81, on Staff of Earl of Duffarin in Egypt 1882, acting Charge d'Affaires at Athens 1882-5, Sec. of Legation at Teheran, and acting Charge d'Affaires in Persia 1885-8, and Consul-Gen, for Hungary 1888-92, since when he has been Sec. of Embassy at Constantinople ; C.M.G. 1886, -K.C.I.E. 1888: t. 1882, Mary Catherine, da. of the late Archibald Rowan Hamilton, Esq., of Killyleagh Castle, co. Down. Residence, British Embassy, Constantinople. Club, Travellers'. Daughters living By 1st marriage Clementina Ann Eleanor. By 2nd marriage Frances. Amy. The 4th Baron Napier, 4th baronet, dying without issue, the barony reverted to his maternal aunt, and the baronetcy to his nephew, Thomas Nicolson, Esq. On the death, in 1808, of Sir David, 8th baronet, the baronetcy was assumed by his heir male, Maj.-Gen. William Nicolson. NICOLSON, Creation 1629, of Lasswade, Midlothian. Sir ARTHUR THOMAS BENNETT ROBERT NICOLSON, loth Baronet ; b. 1842; s. his father, Sir ARTHUR BOLT, 1879; ed. at Melbourne Coll. ; is a J.P. for Victoria ; appointed a Commr. for Centennial International Exhibition held in Mel- bourne 1888: ?n. 1881, Annie, el. da. of the late John Rutherford, Esq., of Illillawa, Australia, and has issue. jVrms Or, three falcons' heads erased gules Crtst A demi-lion or, armed and langued gules, npporttrs Two eagles or, armed gules. By generosity. Residence Lyndhurst, St. Kilda, Melbourne, Australia Seats Brough Lodge, Fetlar, Shetland ; Grimister House Lerwick, Shetland. Sons living ARTHUR JOHN FREDERICK WILLIAM, *. June 8th, 1882. Harold Stanley, b. 1883. Lionel Rutherford, b. 1887. Sisters living Anne Jane Oceana. Catherine M 'Arthur.