68: Co., engineers, of Glasgow, and Chm. of the British and African Roy. Mail Steamship Co. : m. 1868. Jane, da. of Thomas Mitchell, Esq.; cr. K.B. 1888. Heath- batik, Polloksliields, by Glasgow ; Ballock- nesk, Stirlingshire. MACPHERSON, Sir Arthur George, K.C.I.E., son of the late Hugh Macpher- son, Esq., M.D. ; b. 1828 ; ed. at King's Coll., Aberdeen ; Bar. Inner Temple 1852; was Legislative Sec. to Govt. of Bengal 1862-4, Dep. Legislative Sec. to Govt. of India in Home Depart. 1864, a Puisne Judge of High Court, Calcutta, 1864-77, and Legal Adviser to Sec. of State for India 1879-82, since when he has been Sec. in Judicial and Public Depart, of India Office : m. 1860, Frances Caroline, da. of the late Willian Martin, Esq. ; cr. K.C.I.E. 1889. 51, Gloucester Place, Hyde Park, W. MACPHERSON, Sir David Lewis, K.C.M.G., son of the late David Macpher- son, Esq., of Inverness-shire ; b. 1818 ; ed. at Roy. Acad. , Inverness ; went to Canada 1835 ; was a M.L.C. of Canada 1864-7, when he was summoned by Royal Procla- mation to the Senate of the Dominion ; a P.C. of Canada 1880 ; was Speaker of the Senate 1880-3, when he was appointed Min. of Interior : m. 1844, Elizabeth Sarah, da. of the late William Molson, Esq., of Montreal ; cr. K.C.M.G. 1884. Chestnut Park, Toronto, McOUEEN, Col. Sir John Withers, K.C.B., son of the Rev. John McQueen ; ! i>. 1836 ; entered Bengal Army 1854, became Capt. 1866, Major 1874, and ! Lieut.-Col. 1879 ; appointed an A.D.C. ! to H.M. 1 88 1, with rank of Col. ; served throughout Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (severely wounded, medal with two clasps), and with force against Cabool Kheyl Wuzeerees 1859-60, and against j Mahsood Wuzeerees 1860 (medal with clasp), against the Bezooties 1869, in Jowaki Campaign 1877-8 (clasp), in Afghan Cam- paign 1878-9-80, and against Mahsood Wuzeerees 1881 ; commanded Hazara Field Force 1888, with local rank of Maj.- Gen. (clasp) ; was Comdt. Punjab Frontier Force with rank of Brig. -Gen. 1886-90: m. 1873, Charlotte Helen, da. of Maj.-Gen. Charles Pollard, R.E. ; cr. C.B. 1879, K.C.B. 1889. United Service Club. McViCKER, Sir Robert, son of the late J. McVicker, Esq. ; b. 1822 ; is an Alderman of Londonderry, and was Mayor j of that City 1884 and '1885 : m. 1847, I Maria, da. of John Gilmer, Esq., of Belfast ; cr. K. B. 1885. Crawford Square, Londonderry. MAGNUS, Sir Philip, son of the late Jacob Magnus, Esq.; b. 1842 ; ed.at Univ. i Coll. Sch. and at Univ. Coll., London, ! and at Berlin Univ. ; B.A. London Univ. I 1863, B.Sc. 1864 ; sometime Professor | of Mechanics at the Catholic Univ. Coll., I Kensington ; was a Member of Royal ' Commn. on Technical Instruction 1881-4, Principal of Finsbury Technical Coll. 1883-5, and Organising Directorof City and Guilds of London Institute for the Ad- vancement of Technical Education 1880-8; is Sup. of Technological Examinations, a member of the Mathematical and the Physical Sos. of London, Life Gov. of Univ. Coll., Fellow of the Univ. of Lond., and an Hon. Fellow of Coll. of Preceptors : m. 1870, Katie, only da. of the late E. Emanuel, Esq., J.P., of Southsea ; cr. K.B. 1886. 48, Gloucester Place, Portman Square, W. ; Athenccum and Savage Clubs. MALCOLM, Gen. Sir George,*G.C.., son of David Malcolm, Esq., Merchant, of Bombay ; b. 1818 ; ed. at Addiscombe ; entered Bom. S. C. 1836, became Capt. and Major 1849, Lieut.-Col. 1854, Col. 1860, Major-Gen. 1867, Lieut. -Gen. 1875, and Gen. 1877 ; served in Abyssinian Ex- pedition 1867-8 (thanked by both Houses of Parliament) ; was sometime Com. of the Scinde and Inhow div. of Bombay Army : m. 1853, Wilhelmina Charlotte, da. of the Rev. Henry Albright Hughes; cr. K.C.B. i868,G.C.B. 1886. M ALEX, .#/>/// Hon. Sir Edward Bald- win, P.C., G.C.B., G.C.M.G., K.C.B. [see Malet, Bart.]. MANCE,6z> Henry Christopher, C.I.E., son of the late Henry Mance, Esq.; b. 1840 ; entered Indian Gov. Persian Gulf Telegraph Service 1863, and was for many years Electrician of that Depart, in Karachi ; has served in Mesopotamia, Persia, Belu- chistan and Sind, and contributed valuable formulae to Electrical Science ; in 1869 invented the Heliograph, an instrument by means of which signalling over very long distances can be carried on with reflected sunlight ; the heliographic system is now adopted in nearly every military service ; formerly Capt. Sind Vol. Rifle Corps : m. 1874, Annie, da. of the late John Sayer, Esq. ; cr. C.I.E. 1883, K.B. 1885. Manora, Bedford. MANNING, Sir William Montagu, K.C.M.G., LL.D., son of the late John E. Manning, Esq., of Clifton, and nephew of the late Mr. Serjeant Manning; b. 1811; ed. at Univ. Coll., London ; Bar. Lin- coln's Inn 1832 ; was Chm. of N.S. Wales Court of Quarter Sessions 1837-44; Solicitor-Gen, of N. S. Wales 1844-56, Acting Judge of Supreme Court 1848-9, Attorney-Gen. 1856-7, 1860, and 1868-70, and a Judge of Supreme Court 1876-87 ; formerly a Crown nominee in mixed Legis- lative Chamber of N. S. Wales, then twice representative of S. Cumberland in that colony, and was a M.L.C. 1861-76, and since 1887 ; elected a Fellow of Sydney Univ. 1861, and has been Chancellor thereof since 1878 ; is Pres. of N. S. Wales Rifle Asso., &c. ; co-author of " Nevile and Manning's Reports in Court of King's Bench, 1832-6 " (six
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