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649 and 1887 ; is a J.P. and an Alderman of Leeds : m. 1843, Caroline, da. of William Jowett, Esq., of Leeds; cr. K.B. 1887. Carlton Lodge, Leeds. GEDDES, .Sir William Duguid, LL.D., son of John Geddes, Esq., of Huntly, N. B. ; b. 1828 ; is Principal and Vice- Chancellor of Aberdeen Univ., and a D.L. for Aberdeenshire : m. 1859, Rachel, da. of William White, Esq., of Aberdeen ; cr. K.B. 1892. Chanonry Lodge, Old Aberdeen ; Juvernauld, Sutherland. GEIKIE, Sir Archibald, LL.D.,D.Sc., F.tf.S., son of James Stuart Geikie, Esq., of Edinburgh ; b. 1835 ; ed. at Edinburgh High Sch., and at Edinburgh Univ. ; LL.D. Edinburgh and St. Andrews, and Hon. D.Sc. Camb. and Dublin ; appointed to Geological Survey of Scot- land 1 855, and was Director thereof 1867-81, since when he has been Director-Gen, of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom and Director of the Museum of Geology ; was Murchison Professor of Geology and Minerology in Edinburgh Univ. 1871-82 ; is a Medallist of the Roy. So. of Edinburgh and of the Geological So., Foreign Sec. of Roy. So., Pres. of British Asso., and Correspondent of In- stitute of France; author of a "Text Book of Geology," and other scientific works : m, 1871, Alice Gabrielle, da. of Mons. Eugene Pignatel, of Lyons ; cr. b. 1817; is Pres. of Roy. So. of Painters in Water Colours, a Roy. Academician, a Chevalier of Legion of Honour, Member of Roy. So. of Water Colour Painters of Belgium, Hon. Mem. of So. of British Artists, and Hon. Pres. of Liverpool So. of Painters in Water Colours ; is to a great extent self-taught as an artist; his first water-colour picture he exhibited at Suf- folk-street Gallery 1836 ; he then devoted himself to drawing book-illustrations on wood for engravers, and for thirty years this was his chief employment ; has painted both in oil and in water colours, and fre- quently exhibited at Royal Academy, at British Institution, and at So. of British Artists; cr. K.B. 1872. Vanbrusfh Park, Blackheath; sA, Pall Mall East, S. W.; Garrick and Athena um Clubs. GILLESPIE, Sir John, son of the late George Gillespie, Esq., of Biggar Park, Lanark and Kir.gledoors, Peebles ; b. 1822 ; ed. at Edinburgh Acad. and Edin- burgh Univ.; admitted a Writer to H.M.'s Signet 1844 ; formerly Clerk of the Peace for Midlothian ; is Sec. of Roy. Co. of Archers(H.M.'sBody Guardfor Scotland), of Roy. Caledonian Hunt, and of Edin- burgh Ecclesiastical Commn., &c. : in. 1847, Margaret Ross, da. of the lateGeorge Robertson, Esq., Joint Dep. Keeper of the Records of Scotland; cr. K.B. 1883. 53, Northumberland Street, Edinburgh. K.B. 189^1.^^10, Chester Terrace, Kegeiifs GlLLESPIE, Sir Robert, SOU of Robert Gillespie, Esq., of Spring Hill, Douglas, Lanarkshire ; b. 1818 ; is a J.P. for Sussex and Middlesex, and a J.P. and D.L. for Lanarkshire : m. ist, 1842, Louisa Maria, whorf. 18 , da. of Bowers, Esq. ; 2nd, 1880, Louisa Eliza, da. of English, Esq. ; cr. K.B. 1891. 13, Lansdowne Place, Brighton ; Spring Hill, Douglas, Lanarkshire; Union Club. GlPPS, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Reginald, K.C.B., son of the late Sir George Gipps, R.E. ; b. 1831; ed. at Eton; entered Scots Guards 1840, became Lieut, and Capt. 1854, Major 1856, Capt. and Lieut.-Col. 1858, Col. 1871, Maj.-Gen. 1881, and Lieut.-Gen. 1889; served in Eastern Campaign 1854, including battles of Alma, Balaklava and Inkermann, and siege of Sebastopol (twice wounded, medal with four clasps, Legion of Honour, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medaJ) ; was in command of Home Dist. 1884-9, an< ^ D.A.G. for Auxiliary Forces at Head Quarters 1891-2, since when he has been Mil. Sec. to Com.-in-Ch. : m. 1886, Evelyn Charlotte, da. of the late Col. Fielden, of Dulas Court, Hereford ; cr. C.B. 1881, K.C.B. 1888. ii, Chester Street, Grosvenor Place, S. W. ; Guards', Turf, . United Service, Arthur's, Orleans, Hurlingham and Bachelors' Chtbs. GLYN, Gen. Sir Julius Richard, K.C.B. [see Glyn, Bart., cr. 1759, colls.]. GODFRAY, Col. Sir James, el. son of the late Francis Godfray, Esq., of Anne- Park, N. W. ; 28, Jermyn Street, S. W. ; Athenceum Club. GELL, Sir James, son of the late John Cell, Esq., of Kennaa, Isle of Man; b. 1823 ; ed. at King William's Coll., Isle of Man ; admitted to the Manx Bar 1845; was High Bailiff of Castletown 1854-66 ; has been Attorney-Gen for Isle of Man since j866 ; was Chm. of Board of Educa- tion for Isle of Man 1872-81 ; is a Mem- ber of Council of Isle of Man, a Trustee of King William's Coll., a J.P. for the Island, and Chm. of Insular Justices : m. 1850, Amelia Marcia, da. of the Rev. i William Gill, V. of Kirk Malew, Isle of I Man ; cr. K.B. 1877. Castletown, Isle of Man ; Constitutional Club. GIFFARD, Adm. Sir George, K.C.B., son of the late Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard, Ch. Justice of Ceylon ; b. 1815 ; entered R.N". 1827, became Capt. 1845, Rear-Adm. 1863, Vice-Adm. 1870, and Adm. (retired) 1877 ; served on coast of Syria (severely wounded 1840), with Borneo pirates 1845; in Baltic 1854 (medal), in Black Sea and at Sebastopol 1855 (Crimean, and Turkish medals, and Med- jidie) ; is a J.P. for Surrey: m. 1847, Magdalene Christian, who d. 1888, da. of Robert Mushet, Esq., of the Royal Mint; cr. C.B. 1855, K.C.B. 1875. Brightleigh Outwood, Kedhill ; United Service Club. GILBERT, Sir John, R.A., son of the late George Felix Gilbert, Esq., of Black- heath and Broomrields, Wilmington, Kent ;