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NEPEAN, Sir Evan Colville, C.B. [see Nepean, Bart., colls.]. NEWTON, Sir Charles Thomas, K.C.B., D.C.L., LL.D., Ph.D., son of the late Rev. N. D. H. Newton, of Bred- wardine, Hereford ; b. 1816 ; ed. at Shrewsbury, and at Ch. Ch. , Oxford (M. A. 1837, D.C.L. 1875, LL.D. Camb. and Hon. Ph.D. of Strasburg 1879, LL.D. Edinburgh 1884) ; was a Juror for Sculp- ture, Models, and Plastic Art in Exhi- bition of 1851, Acting Consul at Rhodes 1852-3, Vice-Consul at Mytilene 1853-9, and Consul at Rome 1859-61 ; employed in superintending excavations at Budrum and Cape Crio 1856-9 ; has been since 1861 Keeper of Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities in British Museum; is a correspondent of French Institute and of other Foreign Academies : m. 1861, Mary, who d. 1866, da. of Joseph Severn, Esq.; cr. C.B. 1875, K.C.B. 1887. 2, Montague Place, W.C.; Travellers Club. NEWTON, Sir Edward, K. C.M.G., son of William Newton, Esq., of Elveden, Suffolk ; b. 1832 ; ed. at Magdalene Coll., Camb. ; was Assist. Colonial Sec. of Mauritius 1859-63, Acting Auditor-Gen. 1863-6, and Colonial Sec. 1868-77; several times administered Govts. of Mauritius and Jamaica ; was Lieut. -Gov. and Colonial Sec. of Jamaica 1877-83 : m. 1869, Mary Louisa Cranstoun, who d. 1870, da. of W. W. R. Kerr, Esq. ; cr. C.M.G. 1875, K.C.M.G. 1887. Lowestoft, Suffolk; Travellers and Athenceum Clubs. NICHOLSON, Gen.StrLoth(ar,K'.C.]5., son of the late G. T. Nicholson, Esq., of Waverley Abbey, Surrey; b. 1827; en- tered R.E. 1846, became Capt. and Major 1855, Lieut. -Col. 1858, Col. 1866, Maj.- Gen. 1877, Lieut. -Gen. 1881, Gen. 1888, and Col. Comdt. 1890 ; served in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with clasp, and frequently mentioned in despatches), and in Indian Mutiny 1857-9 (medal with clasp) ; was Lieut. -Gov. of jersey 1878- 83. and Inspector-Gen, of Fortifications and Engineers and Director of Works 1886- 91, since when he has been Gov. and Com.-in-Ch., Gibraltar: m. 1864, the Hon. Mary Romilly, da. of ist Baron Romilly; cr. C.B. 1859, K.C.B. 1887. Gibraltar; 4, Gliddon Road, West Kensington, W. NICHOLSON, Sir Richard, son of the late George Nicholson, Esq. , Solicitor, of Hertford ; b. 1828 ; in early life was en- gaged on the Surveying Staff of the New Zealand Co. , and assisted to lay out the town of Dunedin ; admitted a Solictor in England 1851 ; has been Clerk of the Peace for Hertfordshire since 1864, and for Middlesex since 1866 ; is an Ex-Mem- ber of Council of Incorporated Law So. of London, a Director of the Law- Life and Law Fire Insurance Cos. ; author of a handbook on the law relating to volunteers ; unsuccessfully contested Hast- ings (C) 1876: in. ist, 1851, Marion, el. KNIGHTS. 689 da. of the late Robert Tayler, Esq., Surgeon, of Brighton ; 2nd, 1882, Cath- erine Leycester, el. da. of the Rev. John Christopher Atkinson, D.D., V. of Danby, and Canon of York ; cr. K.B. 1886. 19, Cleveland Gardens, W. ; Cause) vativeClub. NlCOLSON, Sir Arthur, K.C.I. E. t C.M.G. [see Nicolson, Bart., cr. 1637]. NORMAN, Maj.-Gen. Sir Francis Booth, K.C.B., son of J. Norman, Esq., of Calcutta; b. 1830; ed. at Mil. Coll., Addiscombe ; entered Bengal Army 1848, became Capt. 1861, Major 1865, Lieut. - Col. 1874, Col. 1879, and Maj.-Gen. 1889 : served in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (medal), as A.Q.M.G.with Eusufzai Field Force 1863 (medal with clasp), as A.Q. M.G. throughout campaigns in Bhootan 1864-5- 6 (clasp) throughout Black Mountain Cam- paign 1868 (clasp), throughout Afghan Campaign 1878-9-80 (medal with clasp, bronze star), and with Burmah Expedi- tionary Force as Brig. -Gen. 1885-6 ; commanded 2nd class Dist., Bengal 1886-90 : m. ist, 1852, Eliza Ellen, whorf. 1870, da. of the late Lieut. W. Nisbett, Bengal Army ; 2nd, 1892, Caroline Ma- tilda, da. of the late Rev. W. W. Cazalet, and widow of Major Edward Rennick, I.S.C. ; cr. C.B. 1881, K.C.B. 1886. 3, Sussex Gardens. W. Dulwich, S. E, ; United Service Club. NORMAN, Gen. Sir Henry Wylie, G. C.B. , G. C.M. G. , C. I.E. , son of the late James Norman, Esq.; b. 1826; entered Ben- gal Infantry 1844, became Maj.-Gen. 1869, Lieut. -Gen. 1877, and Gen. 1882 ; servedas Adj. to 3ist Bengal Infantry throughout Punjaub Campaign, including passage of the Chenab, action at Sadoolapore, battles of Chilianwallah and Goojerat, pursuit of Sikhs and Afghans, and occupation of Peshawur ; as A.A.G. was present in all operations against Hill tribes in Peshawur frontier 1850-5 ; served with 315! N.I. in Santhal Campaign 1855-6, and as A.A.G. and afterwards as A.G. throughout Indian Mutiny ; present during whole siege of Delhi, at final relief of Lucknow (horse shot), operations at Cawnpore and Fut- tehgurh, siege and capture of Lucknow, campaign in Rohilkund (wounded), and final campaign in Oude 1858-9 ; has three medals with six clasps, and is in receipt of Good Service Pension; was A.D.C. to H.M. 1863-9, sometime Acting A.G. Ben- gal Army, and Assist. Mil. Sec. at Horse Guards, Sec. to Govt. of India in Mil. Depart. 1862-70, Mil. Member of Council of Viceroy of India 1870-77, a member of Council of India 1878-83, and Capt. -Gen. and Gov. in Ch. of Jamaica 1883-8, since when he has been Gov. and Com.-in- Ch. of Queensland : m. ist, 1853, Selina Eliza, da. of Dr. A. Davidson, Inspector Gen. of Hospitals ; 2nd, Minnie, who d. 1865, da. of T. Knowles, Esq., and widow of Capt. A. B. Temple ; 3rd, Alice Claudine, da. of Teignmouth Sandys, Esq., B.C.S. ; cr, C.B. 1859, K.C.B. 44