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to Sir Arthur Cunynghame, G.C.B. , Comdg. at Cape of Good Hope 1873-8, D.A.A. and Q.M.G. Cape of Good Hope 1878-9, Brig. -Major at Shorncliffe 1880- 1, and A. A. and Q.M.G. Transvaal Expedition 1881-2, and at Head Quarters with Expedition to Egyyt 1882 ; raised ist Brig. Egyptian Army 1883 ; served in Expedition to Griqualand W. 1875, ' n Kaffir Campaign 1878, in Zulu Campaign 1879 (several times mentioned in de- spatches, and medal with clasp), in Egyp- tian Expedition 1882, as A.A.G. Head Quarters (medal with clasp), in Nile Ex- pedition 1884 (3rd class Medjidie and bronze star), and in command of Frontier Field Force, Egypt 1885, a Div. at action ; of Ginnis 1886, of Anglo-Egyptian Ex- pedition at action of Gamaiza, Suakin 1888, and of Anglo-Egyptian Div. at action of Toski 1889 ; was an A. D.C. to H.M. 1882-9, ar >d Sirdar of Egyptian Army 1885-92 (and class Medjidie, 3rd class Osmanieh), since when he has been D.A.G. for Auxiliary Forces at Headquarters ; has ist class Medjidie, and Grand Cross Osmanieh : m. 1887, Evelyn, da. of the late Gen. R. Blucher Wood, C.B. ; cr. C.B. 1885, K.C.B. 1886, G.C.M.G. 1892. Army and Navy a>/d Travellers' Cl/tbs. GREY, Sir George, K.C.B., D.C.L., LL.D., son of the late Lieut. -Col. Grey, of the 3Oth Foot ; b. 1812 ; entered 83rd Foot 1830, and retired as Capt. 1839; was head of an Exploring expedition to N.W. of Australia 1837-40, Gov. of S. Australia 1841, and of New Zealand 1846-54, Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of Cape of Good Hope 1854-61 ; sometime "Administrator" and afterwards Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of New- Zealand, and Premier thereof 1877-9 : m. 1863, Harriet, da. of the late Adm. Sir R. W. Spencer, K.H.; cr. K.C.B. 1848. Wellington, New Zealand ; Junior United Service and Atheneeum Clubs. GRIFFIN, Sir Lepel Henry, K.C.S.I., son of the late Rev. Henry Griffin, of Stoke, Suffolk, and Glenthorne, Torquay ; b. 1840 ; entered B.C.S. 1860, and in 1862 was posted to the Punjab Commn. ; made Ch. Sec. to Punjab Govt. 1870; nominated C.S.I. 1879 for services in connection with first Afghan Campaign ; appointed Jan., 1880, Ch. Political Officer in Afghanistan, and negotiated the whole arrangements with Abdur Rahman, ending with his acknow- ledgment as Amir of Kabul ; left Kabu with British Army Aug. nth, 1880 ; was Agent to Gov.-Gen for Central India and Resident at Indore 1881-8, when he was appointed Resident at Hyderabad ; author of several works on Indian subjects : m. 1889, Marie, da. of Ludwig Leupold, Esq., of La Coronata, Genoa, Italy ; cr. C.S.I. 1879, K.C.S.I. 1 88 1. i, Hobart Place, S. W. ; Wellington Club. GRIFFITH, Sir Samuel Walker, K.C.M.G., son of the Rev. Edward Griffith, of Brisbane ; b. 1845 ; ed. at Sydney Univ. (B.A. 1863, M.A. 1870); CTS. 653 Bar. Queensland 1867, Q.C. 1876 ; elected a member of Queensland Legislative Assembly 1872; appointed Attorney-Gen. 1874, Sec. for Public Instruction 1876, and for Public Works 1878, Premier and Colo- nial Sec. and Sec. for Public Instruction 1883, Premier and Colonial Sec. 1885, Premier and Chief Sec. 1886, and Premier, Chief Sec. and Attorney-Gen. 1890 ; was also Colonial Treasurer 1887-8, Chm. of Standing Committee of Federal Council of Australasia 1886-7, Pres. of Federal Council 1888 and 1891, and Vice- Pres. and Chm. of Constitutional Com- mittee of National Australasian Conven- tion 1891 : m. 1870, Julia Janet, da. of James Thomson, Esq., Commr. for Crown Lands, of East Maitland, N.S.W. ; cr. K.C.M.G. 1886. Merthyr, Brisbane, Queensland. GRIFFITH, Sir William Brandford, K.C.M.G., el. son of the late William Griffith, Esq. (Bar. Inner Temple), of Windsor, and Frenches, Barbados ; b. 1824 ; ed. at Barbados and appointed Auditor-Gen, there 1863 ; was M.L.A. 1861-74, and of numerous Legislative and Executive Boards ; appointed Acting Colonial Sec. in 1874, 1876, and 1877 ; was M.E.C. 1876-9, and Lieut, -Gov. of Gold Coast Colony and Administrator of Lagos 1879-85 ; administered Gen. Govt. Dec. 1880 to March 1881, and Oct. to Dec. 1882 ; has been Gov. and Com.-in- Ch. of Gold Coast Colony since 1885 : m. ist, Mary Eliza, who d. 1867, 2nd da, ot George Thornton Metcalfe, Esq., of Antigua ; 2nd, 1868, Charlotte, 2nd da. of the late Lionel Parks, Esq., of Bar- bados ; cr.C.M.G. 1879, K.C.M.G. 1887. Government House, Accra, W. Africa ; The Cliestnuls, Grange Road, EaJing, IV. GROVE, Sir George, D.C.L., LL.D.; b. 1820 ; ed. as a Civil Engineer and was for some years on the staff of the late Mr. Robert Stephenson ; was Sec. to So. of Arts 1848-52, Sec. of Crystal Palace Co. 1852-73, and a Director of that Co. 1873-8 ; edited " Macmillan's Magazine" for some years, and also the ' ' Dictionary of Music and Musicians"; Hon. D.C.L. of Durham 1875, and Hon. LL.D. of Glasgow 1886 ; founder and Hon. Sec. of Palestine Ex- ploration Fund 1865 ; has been Director of Roy. Coll. of Music since 1882 : m. 1851, Harriet, da. of the late Rev. Charles Bradley ; cr. K.B. 1883. Lower Sy den - ham, S E. ; Royal College of Music, Ken- sington Gore, S. W., Athenff Kin Club. GROVE, Right Hon. Sir William Robert, P.C.. D.C.L. , LL.D., F.X.S., son of John Grove, Esq., J.P. and D.L. of Swansea ; /'. 1811; ed. at Brasenose Coll., Oxford (M.A. 1833, Hon. D.C.L. 1875, Hon. LL.D. Camb. 1879) ; B?.r. Lincoln's Inn 1835, and a Q.C. 1853; was a Member of Roy. Comm. on Patents, and on that for Univ. of Oxford ; is a Member of Academies of Rome, Turin, &c. ; was Pres. of British Association 1866 ; received