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684 KNIGHTAGE. the Hon. Elizabeth Theresa Lister, da. of 2nd Baron Ribblesdale ; a: K.B. 1888. j 32, Beaufort Gardens, 5. W. ; Daledene, Eastbourne; Union Club. MENDS, Adni. Sir William Robert, who d. 1864, da. of James Lawson, Esq., of Waterford ; and, 1866, Jane, only da. of the late Richard Rozca, Esq., surgeon; cr. K.B. 1892. The Limes, Eltham Road, Lee, S.E. ; Horeham, Sussex. G.C.B., el. son of the late Adm. William M I D D L E T O X, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Bowen Mends ; b. 1812 ; entered R.N. 1825, became Com. 1846, Capt. 1852, Rear-Adm. i869,Vice-Adm. i874,andAdm. 1879 ; had 32 years' sea service, and has been employed on other Admiralty service 20 years ; commanded the " Arethusa " in attack on Odessa, April 1854, the " Aga- memnon " in attack on Sebastopol, Oct. 1854, and the " Royal Albert " in Kertch and Kinburn operations 1855 ; originated arrangements for conveying and disem- barking British Forces in Crimea 1854 ; twice participated in thanks of Parliament t Fleet, and in 1856 was thanked by the Admiralty for saving the "Royal Albert" (i2iguns) from foundering in the Arch- pelago, by beaching her in Port Nicolo, Island of Zea, to stop a dangerous leak, and subsequently taking her safely to Malta ; was Dep. Controller of Coast Guard i86i-2,and Director of Transports 1862-83, and A.D.C. to H.M. 1865-9 : m. 1837, Melita.3rdda.ofG. M.Stilon, Esq.,M.D., R.N., of Monte Leoni, Calabria and Malta; cr. C.B. 1854, K.C.B. 1871, G.C.B. 1882. Anglesey, Hants; Senior United Service Clxb. MEREDITH, Sir William Collis, Frederick Dobson, K.C.M.G., C.B., son of the late Maj.-Gen. Middleton, of the 3rd Dragoons ; b. 1825 ; ed. at Roy. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; entered Army 1842, became Capt. 1852, Major 1858, Lieut- Col. 1869, Col. 1875, Maj.-Gen. 1885, and Lieut.-Gen. (retired) 1887 ; served with 58th Regt. in New Zealand War 1846-7 (mentioned in despatch and medal), as a Vol. during Santhal rebellion in India (thanked by Govt. of India), in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (five times men- tioned in despatches, and medal with clasp), and in command of Forces during rebellion in N. W. Territory 1885 (K.C.M.G., medal with clasp, and thanks of both Houses of Canadian Parliament, and grant of 20,000 dollars) ; is a graduate of Staff Coll.; was First Sup. Officer of Garrison Instruction 1870-74. Comdt. and Sec. of Roy. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, 1874-84, in command of Militia in Canada 1884-90 ; received jioo a year for distin- guished and meritorious service : m. 1870, Eugenie Marie, da. of Theodore Doucet, Esq., of Montreal; cr. C.B. 1881, K.C.M.G. 1885. Moorside, Yateley, Hants ; United Service Club. D.C.L., LL.D., son of the Rev. Thomas | MILLER, Sir Alexander Edward,

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Meredith, D.D., R. of Ardtrea, co. Tyrone ; b. 1812 ; Bar. Montreal 1836, Q.C. 1844 ; D.C.L. of Lennoxville Univ. 1854, and LL.D. of Laval Univ. 1880 ; was a Judge of Superior Court for Province of Quebec 1849-59, an d of Court of Queen's Bench for same province 1859-66, and Ch. Justice of the Superior Court 1866-84 : m - l8 47 Sophia Waters, da. of W. E. Holmes, Esq., M.D., of Quebec ; cr. K.B. 1886. 19, St. Ursule Street, Quebec. MICHIE, Sir Archibald, K.C.M.G., Q.C., son of the late Archibald Michie, Esq., of Aberdeen Place, Maida Vale, N.W. ; b. 1813; Bar. Middle Temple 1838, and Q.C. of Victorian Bar 18 ; practised at the Sydney Bar eight years .and af terwards for twenty years at the Melbourne Bar, during which time he was at intervals suc- cessively Attorney-Gen, and Min. of Jus- tice for Colony of Victoria ; was many years a M.L.A., sitting for Melbourne city LL.D., son of Alexander Miller, Esq., of Ballycastle, co. Antrim ; b. 1828 ; ed. at Trin.' Coll., Dublin (Univ. Scholar 1849. B.A. 1852, ist gold medallist in mathe- matics and physics, and 2nd gold medallist in classics 1851, Hon. LL.D. 1875) ; Bar. Lincoln's Inn 1854, a Q.C. and Bencher 1872 ; was Equity and Real Property Examiner in London Univ. 1873-8, Exami- ner to Council of Legal Education 1878-9 and 1889-90, Legal' Member of Railway Commn. 1877-88, and a Master in Lunacy 1889-91, since when he has been a Mem- ber of Council of Gov. Gen. of India ; unsuccessfully contested Dublin Univ. (C) 1875; is a J.P. and a County Alderman for Middlesex : m. 1859, Eliza- beth, el. da., of Charles Albert Creery, Esq., of Newcastle, co. Down; cr. K.B. 1889. 8, Russell Street, Calcutta; The Retreat, Simla ; St. Stephen's, National, Constitutional, and Magistrates' Clubs. in the ist Parliament, and was Agent-Gen, j MILLER, Sir William, M.B., son of in England for Victoria 1873-9 : m. 1840, Mary, da. of the late Inspector-Gen, of Hospitals, John Richardson, Esq., M.D. ; cr. K.C..G. 1878. St. Kildare, Mel- bourne; Reform and Hanover Square Clubs. MICKS, Sir Robert, son of Thomas Micks, Esq., of Cavan ; f>. 1825 ; ed. pri- vately, and at Univ. Coll., London ; has been Sec. of the Excise Depart., Inland Revenue since 1886 : m. ist, 1848, Ellen, Joseph Ewing Miller, Esq., M.D., J.P. for Londonderry ; b. 1827 ; ed. at Trin. Coll., Dublin (B.A. 1850, M.B. 1853 ; L.R.C.S. Ireland 1853) ; formerly Assist. House Surg. of Liverpool N. Dispensary; is Surg. of Londonderry Infirmary, Surg.- Maj. LondonderryMilitia, Physician to Lon- donderry City Fever Hospital, an Alder- man and a J .P. of Londonderry, of which city he was Mayor 1875-7: m. 1861, Mary, da. of Robert Moat, Esq., of Moat Park,