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620 KNIGHTAGE. Austrian Credit Anstalt since 1890 ; cr. C.B. 1884, K.C.M.G. 1890. Vienna. BORTON, Gen. Sir Arthur, G.C.B., G.C.M.G., son of the late Rev. John Drew i Borton, R. of Blofield, Norfolk ; b. 1814 ; i ed. at Eton, and at Senior Depart. Roy. i Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; entered Army 1832 ; i became Major 1846, Lt.-Col. 1853, Col. I 1854, Maj.-Gen. 1868, Lt.-Gen. 1875, Col. ' ist W. Indian Regt. 1876, Gen. 1878;! (retired 1884), and Col. Norfolk Regt. 1889 ; served in Afghanistan 1842 (medal), in Sutlej Campaign 1845-6, including battles of Moodkee and Ferozeshah (medal with clasp, and severely wounded); commanded 9th Regt. in Crimean Campaign (medal with J clasp) Legion of Honour, 3rd class Med- jidie and Turkish medal) ; was Gov. and ' Com.-in-Ch. of Malta 1878-84 : m. 1850, ' Caroline, da. (by his ist wife) of the Rev. John Forbes Close, R. of Morne, co. Down ; cr. C.B. 1854, K.C.B. 1877, G.C.M.G. 1880, G.C.B. 1884. 105, Eaton Places S. W. ; United Service Club. BOURCHIER, Maj.-Gen. Sir George, K.C.B., son of the late Rev. Edward Bourchier, R. of Bramfield, Herts ; b. 1821; ed. at Addiscombe ; entered Bengal Artillery 1838, became Capt. 1853, Major and Lieut.-Col. 1858, Col. 1864, and Maj.- Gen. 1872 ; served in Gwalior Campaign, 1843-4 (bronze star) ; and in Indian Mutiny Campaign (repeatedly mentioned in de- spatches) , was sometime Brig.-Gen. in Command at Dinapore ; commanded E. Frontier District for 3 years, and the Loos- hai Expedition 1871-2 (shot through thumb andarm): in. ist, 1854, Georgiana Clement- son, who d. 1868, da. of John Graham Lough, Esq., of Harewood Square ; 2ndly, 1872, Margaret Murchison, who d. 1881, da. of the late Col. Bartleman ; cr. C.B. 1858, K.C.B. 1872. Bramfield Lodge, St. Margaret's, Twickenham. BoviLL, Hon. Sir Elliot Charles, son of the late William John Bovill, Esq., Q.C. ; b. 1848 ; ed. at Westminster, and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B. A. 1871); Bar. Lin- coln's Inn 1871 ; was Assist . Legal Adviser and Judicial Commr. of Cyprus 1879-80, Acting Legal Adviser and Acting Judicial Commr. 1880-1, Judicial Commr. 1881-3, and Ch. Justice there 1883-92, when he was transferred to Straits Settlements ; was M.E.C. and M.L.C. of Cyprus 1880-1 : m. 1876, Anna, da. of the Rev. John T. White, D.D. ; cr. K.B. 1884. Singapore, Straits Settlements. BOWEN, Right Hon. Sir Charles Synge Christopher, P.C., D.C.L., F.R.S., son of the Rev. Christopher Bowen, of Freshwater,' Isle of Wight [see Steele, Bart.]; b. 1835; ed. at Rugby, and at Balliol Coll., Oxford (Fellow 18 , Hon. ; D.C.L. 1883, Hon. LL.D. Edin. 1888) ; Bar. Lincoln's Inn, 1861 ; was Recorder of Penzance, 1871-9, Counsel to Treasury, 1873-9, and a Judge of High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Division), 1879-82, since when he has been a Lord Justice of Appeal; is a F.R.S. , and Visitor of Balliol Coll., Oxford : m. 1862, Emily Frances, da. of the late James Meadows Rendel, Esq., F.R.S. ; cr. K.B. 1879, P.C. 1882. 14, Albert Hall Mansions, Kensington Gore, S. W. ; Col-wood, Citckfield, Sussex ; Atlicnceiim, University and Savile Clubs. BOWEN, Right Hon. Sir George Fer- guson, P.C., G.C.M.G., D.C.L., LL.D., son of the late Rev. Edward Bowen, R. of Taughboyne, Donegal ; b. 1821 ; ed. at Charterhouse, and at Trin. Coll. , Oxford (B.A., ist class classics, 1844, Fellow of Brasenose 1844, M.A. 1847, Hon. D.C.L. 1875, Hon. LL.D.Camb. 1886); a member of Lincoln's Inn, 1844 ; was Ch. Sec. to Govt. of Ionian Islands 1854-9, Gov. of Queensland 1859-68, of New Zealand 1868- 73, of Victoria 1873-9, of Mauritius 1879- 83, and of Hong Kong 1883-7, and a Roy. Commr. to Malta 1888 ; author of several works : m. 1856, Countess Diamantina, da. of H.H. Count Candiano di Roma, G.C.M.G. .formerly Pres. of lonianSenate; cr. C.M.G. iSs's, K.C.M.G. 1856, G.C.M.G. 1860, P.C. 1886. 75, Cadogcin Square, S. W. ; A then-sum Club. BOWER, Sir Graham John, K.C.M.G.. son of Adm James Patterson Bower ; <". 1848 ; ed. at Naval Acad., Gosport ; entered R.N. as Cadet 1861, became Sub.- Lieut. 1868, Lieut. 1872, and Retired Com. 1884 ; appointed Private Sec. to Gov. of Cape of Good Hope 1880, and Imperial Sec. and Accountant to High- Commr. for S. Africa 1884 : m. 1882, Maud Laidley, da. of J. S. Mitchell, Esq , of Sydney, N.S.W. ; cr. C.M.G. 1886, K.C.M.G. 1892. Government House, Cape Town ; Constitutional Club. BOYD, Sir John, only son of the late John Boyd, Esq., of Maxpoffle, co. Rox- burgh ; b. 1826 ; was Treasurer of Edin- burgh City 1882-8, and Lord Provost and Lord-Lieut. 1888-91 ; is a J.P. and D.L. for Edinburgh,, and a J.P. for Roxburgh- shire : m. 1853, Isabella, da. of the late John Lawson, Esq., of Cairnmuir, Peebles-shire; cr. K.B. 1891. n, Abercromby Place, Edinburgh; Maxpoffle House, St. Boswells, N.B. ; Scottish Lib- eral {Edinburgh) Club. BOYD, Sir Thomas Jamieson, son of the late John Boyd, Esq., merchant, of Edinburgh ; b. 1818 ; formerly Chm. of Fishery Board for Scotland ; is a Commr. for Educational Endowments for Scot- land, a J.P. and D.L. for Edinburgh, a Curator of Edinburgh L T niv. , and Lord- Lieut, of the City of Edinburgh ; was Lord Provost of Edinburgh 1877-82, and thrift.- times Master of the Merchant Co. of Edinburgh ; F.R.S. Edin. : m. 1844, Man Ann, only da. of the late John Ferguson, Esq., surgeon, of Edinburgh Univ. ; ,-;-. K.B. 1881. 41, Moray Place, Edinburgh; University (Edinburgh] Club. BOYLE, Sir Courtenay Edmund, K.C.B. see E. Cork and Orrery, colls.].