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1867. Endcliffe Hall, Sheffield ; Conser- vative Club. BROWNE, Sir Benjamin Chapman, D.C.L., son of the late Col. Benjamin C. Browne, of Stouts Hill, Gloucestershire ; b. 1839 ; ed. at Westminster Sch. ; was Mayor of Newcastle-on-Tyne 1886 and 1887 ; is a J.P. for Gloucestershire, Northumberland and Newcastle-on-Tyne, aM.I.C.E., and dim. of R.W. Hawthorn, Leslie and Co. (Limited), Engineers and Shipbuilders : m. 1861, Annie, da. of the late R. T. Atkinson, Esq., of High Cross House, Newcastle-on-Tyne ; cr. K.B. 1887. Westacres, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. BROWNE, Maj.-Gen. Sir James, K. C.S.I., C.B., son of Robert Browne, Esq., of Falkirk, N.B. ; b. 1839; ed. at Cheltenham Coll. , and at Mil. toll. , Ad- j discombe ; entered Bengal Engineers 1857, became Capt. and Major 1870, Lieut.-Col. 1877, Col. 1881, and Maj.-Gen. 1889 ; served throughout two campaigns on i Punjaub Frontier, throughout Afghan War 1878-80 (two medals and two clasps), and i commanded R.E. of Indian Contingent in Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal, with | clasp, 3rd class Osmanieh and Khedive's | bronze star) ; formerly Q.M.G. , India ; is j Ch. Commr., Beluchistan, and Agent to j Gov.-Gen. : m. 1864, Alice, da. of C. Pierson, Esq. ; cr. C.S.I. 1879, C.B. | 1882, K. C.S.I. 1888. Quetta, Beluchistan, India ; East India United Service Club. BROWNE, Sir JAMES CRICHTON-, 1 M.D., LL.D., F.R.S., son of the late Dr. W. A. F. Browne, H.M.'s Commr. in Lunacy for Scotland ; b. 1840 ; ed. at Dumfries Acad. , at Trin. Coll. , Glenalmond, and at Edinburgh Univ. ; M. R.C.S. Edin. 1861, M.D. Edin. (in honors) 1862 ; LL.D. ; St. Andrew's 1879; F.R.S. Lond. and] Edin.; has been Medical Director of several ' Public Lunatic Hospitals, and Lecturer on ' Mental Diseases in Newcastle Coll. and ' Leeds School of Medicine ; appointed ' Lord Chancellor's Visitor in Lunacy 1879; Past Pres. Medico-Psychological Asso. ; is a J.P. for Dumfriess-shire, has con- | tributed numerous papers to medical and scientific journals ; author of works on i Education and on the Nervous System : m. 1865, Emily, da. of the late Dr. Halliday, J of Seacombe, Cheshire ; cr. K.B. 1886. 7, Cumberland Terrace, N. W. ; Crindan, Dumfries ; Conservative Club. BROWNE, Gen. Sir Samuel James, G.C.B., K.C.S.I., V.C., son of the late; Dr. John Browne, of Alnwick, N.B. ; b. 1824 ; entered Indian Army 1840 ; became j Major 1858, Lieut. -Col. 1859, Col. 1864, j Major-Gen. 1870, Lieut. -Gen. 1877, and ! Gen. 1888 ; served throughout Punjaub Campaign, 1848-9 (medal with two clasps); commanded 2nd Punjaub Cav. and Corps i of Guides ; served on the Derajat and Peshawur frontier 1850-69 (medal with clasp), and in command and Pun- jaub Cav. in Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (dan- ITS. 623 gerously wounded and lost left arm, several times mentioned in despatches, and thanked by Com.-in-Ch. and the Govt.) ; in 1875-6 was on special duty in India with H.R.H. the Prince of Wales ; commanded, ist Div. Peshawur Field Force 1878-9, in- cluding capture of Fort of Ali Musjid, and twenty-four pieces of Artillery, forcing the Kyber Pass, and subsequent operations till the signing of the Treaty, and return of troops (thanked by Govt. of India, and by both Houses of Parliament) : m. 1860, Lucy, da. of R. C. Sherwood, Esq. ; cr. C.B. and V.C. 1861, K.C.S.I. 1876, K. C.B. 1879, G.C.B. 1891. United Ser- vice Club. BROWNLOW, Gen. Sir Charles Henry. G.C.B. , son of the late Col. G. A. Brown- low (brother of ist Baron Lurgan) ; b. 1831 ; entered Indian Army 1847, became Major 1861, Lt.-Col. 1864, Col. 1869, Maj.- Gen. 1881, Lieut. -Gen. 1884, and Gen. 1889 ; served in Punjaub War 1848-9 (medal), in Huzara campaign 1852-3, against Momund tribes 1854 (shot through the lungs), in Bozdar Expedition 1857, in command of his Regt. during operations on Eusofzai frontier 1858, throughout China War 1860 (medal with two clasps), in Ambeyla Campaign 1863, in Huzara Expedition 1868, andasBrig.-Gen. Comdg. expeditionary column into Looshai Country 1871-2 (medal with three clasps) ; was an A.D.C. to H.M. 1869-81, and Assist. Mil. Sec. for Indian affairs at Horse Guards 1879-89 : m. 1890, Georgiana, el. da. of the late W. C. King, Esq., of Warfield Hall, Berks ; cr. C.B. 1864, K.C.B. 1872, G.C. B. 1887. Warfield Hall, Bracknell, Berks ; United Service and Arthurs- Clubs. BRUCE, Sir Charles, K.C.M.G., son of the late Thomas Bruce, Esq. , J. P. and D. L. ; b. 1837 ; ed. at Harrow ; was sometime Director of Public Instruction, Ceylon, and Colonial Sec. of Mauritius 1882-5, since when he has been Lieut. -Gov. and Govt. Sec. of Colony of British Guiana ; is a D.L. for Kinross-shire: m. 1868, Clara, da. of J. Lucas, Esq. ; cr. C.M.G. 1881, K.C.M.G. 1889. Georgetown, Demerara ; Arnot Tower, Kinross-shire ; Carlton and New Clubs. BRUCE, Hon. Sir Gainsford, D.C.L., el. son of the Rev. J. Collingwood Bruce, LL.D., D.C.L., of Newcastle-upon-Tyne ; b. 1834 ; ed. at Glasgow Univ. ; Bar. Middle Temple 1859, a Q.C. 1883, and a Bencher 1887 ; went Old Northern Cir- cuit, and after its division the N.E. Circuit; is a J. P. for co. Durham ; was Solicitor- Gen, for co. Palatine of Durham 1879-86, Attorney-Gen. 1886-87, and Temporal Chancellor 1887-92, when he was appoint- ed a Judge of the High Court of Judica- ture (Queen's Bench Div.) ; 15 years Recorder of Bradford ; unsuccessfully contested Gateshead 1880, Newcastle- upon-Tyne 1883, Northumberland, Tyne- side Div. 188?. and Barrow-in-Furness