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685 KNIGHTAGE. Walker, C.B., and A.D.C. and Private "Sec. to Sir George Strahan and to Sir John C. Hennessy, successive Govs. of the Bahamas 1871-3 ; served in Ashantee War 1873-4 (medal) ; was Private Sec. and A. D.C. to Gov. of Gold Coast Colony (Sir G. C. Strahan) 1874-6 ; commanded troops on Gold Coast on Abolition of 'Slavery 1874 (mentioned in despatches) ; was Acting Auditor of Gold Coast Colony 1875 ; Acting Inspector-Gen. Gold Coast Colony 1875-6, and Assist. Colonial Sec. Gold Coast Colony 1877 ; administered Govt. of Lagos 1878-9 and 1881 ; ap- pointed Colonial Sec. of Gold Coast Colony 1879, and Administrator of Govt. 1882, and Administrator of Govt. of the Gambia 1884 ; was Administrator of Govt. of Lagos 1886-7, and Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of that Colony 1887-91, since when he has been Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of British Honduras : m., 1881, Constance 'Thomson, who d. 1891, da. of W.Clifford Knight, Esq., of Waterford, Richmond, Surrey, and Russian Consul, Cape of ' Good Hope ; cr. C.M.G. 1882, K.C.M.G. ! 1890. Government House, Belize, British Honduras ; Army and Na'cy, and Naval and Military Clubs. MOLYNEUX, Rear-Adm. Sir Robert Henry More, K.C.B., son of the late ! James More-Molyneux, Esq., of Loseley Park, Guildford; b. 1838; entered R.N. 1852 ; became Com. 1865, Capt. 1872, ' and Rear-Adm. 1888 ; served during Russian War 1854-5 in Black Sea ' (medal with clasp and Turkish medal), and in Baltic 1855 (medal) ; com- manded Colonial gun-boats in a combined naval and military expedition up the Great Scarcies and neighbouring rivers ^mentioned in despatches) ; captured an armed slaver brig off the Congo 1859 (promoted) ; specially thanked by Ad- miralty and the French Govt. for valuable services rendered to French transport that had been wrecked off Jamaica ; thanked j by Admiralty for special services after the great hurricane at St. Thomas's 1867 ; commanded H.M.S. " Ruby " in Mediter- ranean during Russo-Turkish War 1879 ; was Senior Naval Officer in Burmah during the difficulties that arose after the massacre at Maundalay 1879 ; commanded H.M.S. " Invincible" temporary flag-ship of Sir Beauchamp Seymour at bombardment of Alexandra 1882 (mentioned in de- spatches, 3rd class Osmanieh, and C.B.) ; was Commodore of the Red Sea 1884-6, and Sup. of Sheerness Dockyard and Naval A.D.C. toH.M. 1 886-8 ; appointed Sup. of Devonport Dockyard 1891 : m. 1874, Annie, da. of Capt. M. Forster, R.N. ; cr. C.B. 1882, K.C.B. 1885. Devonport; Naval and Military and United Service Clubs. MONCKTON, Sir John Braddick, F.S.A., son of John Monckton, Esq., solicitor, of Maidstone ; b. 1832 ; ed. at Rugby, and at King's Coll., London ; has been Town Clerk of the City of London since 1873 ; is a D.L. for City of London, an officer of Leopold of Belgium, and the Redeemer of Greece, and a Knight of Golden Lion of Nassau and of Lion and Sun of Persia: m. 1858, Maria Louisa, da. of Peter Bartholomew Long, Esq., of Ipswich; cr. K.B. 1880. Palace Chambers, Westminster, S. W. ; Guild- hall, E.G. ; Conservative Club. MONCRIEFF, Col. Sir Alexander, K.C.B., F.K.S., el. son of the late Capt. Moncrieff, of Culiargie, Perthshire ; b. 1829 ; ed. at Edinburgh Univ. ; Col. and formerly Comdt. 3rd Brig. Scottish Div. R.A. ; is a J.P. for Perthshire ; author of the Moncrieff system of mounting Artil- lery : m. 1875, Harriet Mary, only da. of James Rimington Wilson, Esq.. of Broomhead Hall, Yorkshire ; cr. C. B. 1880, K.C.B. 1890. Bandirran, Perth- shire; 15, Vicarage Gafe, Kensington, W. ; Athenceum and United Service Clubs. MONCRIEFF, Col. Sir Colin Campbell Scorr-, K.C.M.G., C.S.I., LI..D., son of Robert Scott-Moncrieff.Esq., of Fossa way, Perthshire/ b. 1836; Hon. LL.D. Edin- Burgh 1891 ; entered Bengal Engineers 1856, became Capt. 1868, Major 1874; Lieut.-Col. 1882, and Col. (retired) 1883; served in Oude Campaign 1858-9 (medal); sometime Under Sec. in Public Works Ministry, Egypt (ist class Medjidie) ; appointed Under Sec. for Scotland 1892 : m. 131,1879, Margaret, whoa?. 1885, widow of Lewis J. Sturge, Esq., Barrister-at-Law ; 2nd, 1890, Dora, da. of Arthur Albright, Esq.,ofMariemont, Edgbaston; cr. C.S.I. 1878, K.C.M.G. 1887. MONSON, Hon. Sir Edmund, G.C.M.G., C.B. [seeV. Oxenbridge]. MOORE, Surg.-Gen. Sir William James, K.C.I.E., son of the late Edward Moore, Esq., J.P. and D.L. for co. Wor- cester ; b. 1828; M.R.C.S. Eng. and L.S.A. 1849, L.R.C.P. Edin. 1859; en- tered Bom. Med. Ser. 1 852, became Surg. 1862, Surg.-Maj. 1870, Dep. Surg.-Gen. 1877, and- Surg.-Gen. 1885 ; retired 1888 ; served in Persian War 1856-7 (medal with clasp) ; some years Surg. to Rajpootana Political Agency and Gen. Sup. of Med. Institutions in that Province ; was Dep. Surg.-Gen. Bombay Presidency Circle 1877-82, and Surg-Gen. with the Govt. of Bombay 1882-8 ; Dean of Faculty in Bombay Univ. 1882 ; is a J.P. for Bombay, and an Hon. Physician to H.M. ; cr. C.I.E. 1882, K.C.I.E. 1888. 15, Portland Place, W.; East India United Service and Northbrook Clubs. MORGAN, Sir Morgan, son of Morgan Morgan, Esq., of Cilposte, Carmarthen- shire ; b. 1843; ed. at Christ's Coll., Brecon ; admitted Solicitor, 1867 ; was Mayor of Cardiff 1887 ; is a partner in legal firm of Morgan and Scott, solicitors ; unsuccessfully contested Glamorganshire,