6l2 KNIGHTAGE. ARBUTHNOT, Sir Alexander John, K. C.S.I., C.I.E., son of the late Rt. Rev. Dr. Alexander Arbuthnot, Bishop of Killaloe; b. 1822; ed. at Rugby and at Haileybury; entered M.C.S. 1842; vas successively Director of Public Instruction. . Ch. Sec. to Govt., Member of Council! of Gov. of Madras, temporary Gov. of} Madras in 1872, a Member of Council of j Viceroy of India 1875-80, and Vice-Chan- 1 cellor of Madras Univ. 1871-2. and of| Calcutta Univ. 1878-80 ; appointed a ; Member of Council of India 1887 ; is a J.P. for Hants : m. 1844, Frederica Eliza, da. of the late Maj.-Gen. Robert Brice Fearon, C.B. ; cr. C.S.I. 1870, K. C.S.I. 1873, C. I.E. 1878. Newtown House, Newbury ; Atlienceum Chib. ARBUTHNOT, Gen. Sir Charles George, K.C.B., 4th son of the late Rt. Rev. Alexander Arbuthnot, D.D., Bishop of Killaloe ; .1824 ; ed. at Rugby, and at Roy. Mil. Acad., Woolwich ; entered R.A. 1843, became Major 1855, Lieut.-Col. 1864, Col. 1869, Maj.-Gen. 1881, Lieut. -Gen. 1887, and Gen. 1890 ; retired 1891 ; served in the Crimea Campaign 1855 (twice wounded, medal with clasp, 5th class Medjidie and Turkish medal), and in Afghanistan Campaigns, 1878-9 and 1879- 8c ; was D.A.G. of R. A. Bengal 1873-7, Inspector-Gen, of Artillery in India 1878- 80, D.A.G. of R.A. at Headquarters 1880-3, Inspector Gen. of Artillery 1883-5, Pres. of Ordnance Committee (War Office) 1885-6, and in command of troops in Madras 1886-91 : m. 1868, Caroline Char- lotte, da. of William Clarke, Esq., M.D., of Barbados; cr. C.B. 1871, K.C.B. 1881. United Service Club. ARCHIBALD, Sir Adams George, K.G.M.G., Q.C., D.C.L., son of the late Samuel Archibald, Esq. ; b. 1814 ; Bar. of Prince Edward Island 1838, and of Nova Scotia 1839, and a Q.C. 1857 ; was Soli- citor-Gen, of Nova Scotia 1856-7, Attor- ney-Gen. 1860-3, sworn of Privy Council of ' Canada 1867, Sec. of State for the Prov. I 1867-8, Lieut.-Gov. of Manitoba 1870-3, j judge in Equity of Nova Scotia in 1873, Lieut.-Gov. of Nova Scotia 1873-83, Chm. tigator " during five continuous years in Arctic Regions (frequently mentioned in despatches) at bombardment of Sweaborg 1855, and in rocket-boats in night attacks on batteries and other opera- tions during Russian war (for which he was gazetted) ; has Sir G. Blane's gold medal, and the Arctic, Baltic, and Jubilee medals ; formerly Director-Gen, of Medi- cal Depart, of R.'N. ; Hon. LL.D. Dublin, 1872 ; is a J.P. for Middlesex and West- minster, and for co. London ; cr. K.C.B. 1871. D2, Albany, W. ; Junior United Service, Athenecum, Constitutional, and Magistrates' Clubs. ARNOLD, Sir Edwin, A'.C./.^'.jCS./., son of Robert C. Arnold, Esq. ; b. 1832 ; ed. at King's Coll., London, and at Univ. Coll., Oxford (M.A. 1854) ; was suc- cessively an Assist. Master in Birmingham Gram. Sch., and Principal of Govt. Sanscrit Coll. at Poonah ; is a Fellow of Bombay Univ. and of several learned Sos. ; has been engaged on the editorial staff of the " Daily Telegraph " since 1861, of which paper he has been for some years Editor in Chief ; has the Medjidie 2nd class, Osmanieh 3rd class, and the White Elephant of Siam ; is a Knight Com. of the Lion and Sun of Persia, and has 2nd class of Rising Sun of Japan ; author of "The Light of Asia," &c. : m. ist, 1854, Katharine Elizabeth, who d. 1864, da. of tlit: Rev. T. Biddulph ; 2nd, 1868, Fannie Maria Adelaide, who d. 1889, da. of the Rev. W. H. Channing, of Boston, U.S.A. ; t/-. C.S.I. 1877, K.C.I. E. 1888. Northbrook Indian, and Arts and Letters Clubs. ARNOTT, Sir John, son of the late John Arnott, Esq., of Auchtermuchty, Fifeshire ; b. 1817; sat as M.P. for Kin- sale (L) 1859-63 ; formerly Commodore of R.W.Y. Club in Ireland ; is a D.L. and J.P. for co. and city of Cork, a merchant in that city, proprietor of Irish Times, and Chm. of Bristol Steam Navigation Co. ; was Mayor of Cork 1859-60 : m. ist, 1852, Mary, who d. 1866, da. of James M'Kinlay, Esq., of Stirling; 2nd, 1872, Emily, da. of the late Rev. Edward Loftus Fitzgerald, R. ofArdagh, Cork; cr. K.B. 1859. Woodlands, Cork. ofBoardofGovs.ofDalhousieColl. 1885, i ARROL, Sir William, son of Mr. and Pres. of Nova Scotia Historical So. 1886 ; sat as Member of Assembly Nova ; Scotia 1851-67, and of House of Commons ! of Dominion 1869-70 ; returned to Cana- dian House of Commons 1888 ; has been I a Delegate upon several occasions to ' England and elsewhere : m. 1843, Eliza- beth, da. of the late Rev. John Burnyeat ; ; cr. C.M.G. 1872. K.C.M.G. 1885. Hali- < fax. N.S.; Tlie Cottage, Truro, N.S.; Halifax (N.S.) Club. ARMSTRONG, Sir Alexander, K.C.B.. LL.D., F.R.S., son of the late Alexander Armstrong, Esq., of Croham, co. Fer- : raanagh ; entered R.N. 1843; served! Thomas Arrol ; b. 1839 ; at the age of 8 started as a "piecer" in a cotton mill, and subsequently, having been appre- ticed as a blacksmith, became a fore- man at the works of Laidlaw and Son, boiler and bridge manufacturers, of Glas- gow and Edinburgh ; is now principal partner in the firm of William Arrol and Co., contractors, of Dalmarnock Iron- works, Glasgow ; was contractor for the Tay (reconstruction) and Forth Bridges ; unsuccessfully contested Ayrshire, S. Div. (/./) 1892 :' m. 1864, Miss Elizabeth Pattison ; cr. K.B. 1890. Donnistoun, Glasgow ; Seajicla, Ayr, N.B. in an exploring expedition to Xanthus : ASHBURNHAM,J/rt/.-<Stf#..$Y;rCromer, (Asia Minor), in H.M.S. " Inve^- K.c.B. 'see Ashburnham, Bart.].
Page:Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage.djvu/690
This page needs to be proofread.