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Carlton and East India United Service Clubs. EDLIN, Sir Peter Henry, son of the late Edward Colsill Edlin, Esq. , of Stanley Grove, Mortlake, Surrey ; b. 1819 ; Bar. Middle Temple 1847, Q.C. 1869, and a Bencher 1870; went W. Circuit; appointed a Revising Barrister 1865 ; is a J.P. and a D. L. for Middlesex, and Chm. of Co. of London Sessions ; has been Recorder of Bridgwater since 1872 ; was Assist. Judge of Middlesex Sessions 1874-89 : m. 1870, Amy Alicia, who d. 1886, da. of the late Thomas Bruce Swinhoe, Esq. (Solicitor to H.E.I.C.), of Calcutta; cr. K.B. 1888. 64, Queensborough Terrace, Hyde Park, W. ; Wentworth House, Clifton, Bristol ; Union Club. EDWARDS, Lieut.-Col. '*> Fleet wood Isham, K.C.B., son of the late Thomas Edwards, Esq. ; b. 1842 ; ed. at Harrow ; entered R.E. 1863, became Capt. 1877, Major 1883, and Lieut.-Col. 1890 ; was A.D.C. to Gov. of Bermuda 1867-9, Assist. Inspector of Works, Roy. Arsenal, 1870-5, and A.D.C. to Inspector-Gen, of Forti- fications 1875-8 ; accompanied Gen. Sir John Lintorn Simmons, G.C. B. , to Berlin Congress 1878 ; has been an Assist. Keeper of the Privy Purse and Assist. Private Sec. to H.M. since 1878, a Groom in Waiting to H.M. since 1880, and an Extra Equerry to H.M. since 1888 : m. ist, 1871, Edith, who d. 1873, da. of the Rev. Allan Smith-Masters, of Camer, Kent ; and, 1880, Mary, da. of the late Major John Routledge Majendie, g2nd Highlanders; cr. C.B. 1882, K.C.B. 1887. Springfield, Old Charlton ; St. James 1 s Palace, S. W.; United Service and Junior United Service Clubs. EDWARDS, Sir George William ; b. 1818 ; elected an Alderman of Bristol 1874, and Mayor 1877, 1878, 1879, and 1887 ; is a partner in firm of Edwards, Ringer and Co., tobacco manufacturers, a County Alderman of Bristol, and Pres. of Bristol Madrigal So. : m. 18 , Mary Hassall, whorf. 1892, da. of ; cr. K.B. 1887. Sea Walls, Stoke Bishop, Bristol ; St. Stephen's and Constitutional Clubs. EDWARDS, Sir Henry, son of the late John Edwards, Esq., of Somerton, Somer- set; .1820; is a D.L. and J.P. for Dorset, a D.L. for Tower Hamlets, a J.P. for Middlesex and Surrey, Dep. Chm. of In- dustrial Dwellings Co., and a Merchant ; sat as M.P. for Weymouth (L) 1867-85, having been defeated there in 1865 ; cr. K.B. 1885. Ham, Redhill, Surrey ; 53, Berkeley Square, W. ; Reform and Wind- ham Clubs. EDWARDS, Lieut.-Gen. Sir James Bevan, K.C.M.G., C.B., son of the late S. Price Edwards, Esq. ; /. 1834 ; entered R.E. 1852, became Capt. 1859, Major 1860, Lieut.-Col. 1871, Col. 1877 (h.p. 1882), Maj.-Gen. 1887, and Lieut-Gen. 1891 ; served in Crimean Campaign 1855-6, HTS-. 641 and was employed in demolition of Docks- at Sebastopol (medal and Turkish medal), in Indian Mutiny 1858-9 (medal with clasp), and in China 1864-6 (gold medal from Chinese Govt.) ; commanded R.E. at Shorncliffe 1879-82, and in N. Dist. 1884-5 I was Comdg. R.E. in Suakim Ex- pedition 1885 (medal with clasp, Khedive's star) ; was Comdt. Sch.of Mil. Engineering 1885-8, specially employed to inspect and report upon Organisation of Local Forces of Australian Colonies- and New Zealand 1889, and in command of troops in China 1889-90 : m. 1868, Alice Anne, only da. of the late Ralph Brocklebank, Esq., of Childwall Hall. Liverpool; cr. C.B. 1877, K.C.M.G. 1891. West Lodge, Folkestone ; United Service and Travellers' Clubs. E G E R T O N , Sir Robert Eyles. K.C.S.I., C.I.E. [see Grey-Egerton.Bart., colls. ]. ELDER, Sir Thomas, G.C.M.G., son of the late George Elder, Esq., of Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire ; b. 1818 ; is senior partner in mercantile firm of Elder, Smith and Co., Adelaide; started the Wallaroo and Moonta Copper Mines ; introduced camels into the Colony, fitted out three exploring expeditions, and gave ^30,000 towards endowing the Univ. of Adelaide ; was a M.L.C. ofS. Australia 1863-78, and Hon. Commr. for S. Australia at Paris Exhi- bition 1878 ; cr. K.B. 1878, G.C.M.G. 1887. Adelaide, S. Australia ; Reform Club. ELLES, Maj.-Gen. Sir William Kid- ston, K.C.B. , el. son of Malcolm J. Elles, Esq. ; b. 1837 ; ed. at Roy. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; entered 38th Regt. 1854, became Capt. 1858, Major 1870, Lieut.- Col. 1877, Col. 1881, and Maj.-Gen. 1890 ; passed Staff Coll. 1862 ; served in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with clasp. Legion of Honour, Turkish medal, men- tioned in despatches), in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857 (medal with clasp), as D.A.A.G. in Hazara Campaign 1868 (medal with clasp, mentioned in des- patches), in Upper Burmah 1886-7, as A.G. Madras Army (clasp, C. B., mentioned in despatches), and in command of Hazara Campaign 1891 (mentioned in despatches, clasp, K.C.B.) ; employed on Head- quarters Staff in India 1864-70, and in Intelligence Depart., War Office 1875-7 ; commanded 38th Regt. 1877-8 ; was A.A.G. at Horse Guards 1878-83, Brig.- Gen. in command ol Nagpore force 1883-5, A..G. of Madras Army 1885-7, A.D.C. to H.M. 1881-90, and A.G. in India 1887-90, since when he has com- manded ist class Dist., Bengal : m. 1863, Eleanor Noble, da. of the late George Warre, Esq. ; cr. C.B. (civil) 1879, C.B. (military) 1887, K.C.B. 1891. Rawul Pindi. Bengal ; United Service and Army and J'avy Clubs. ELLIOT, A dm. of the Fleet the Hon. 41