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702 KNIGHTAGE. of Nassau, New Providence; cr. C.M.G. 1877, K. C.M.G. 1883. Government House, Hong Kong ; Windham and St. George s Gluts. ROBINSON, Sir William Cleaver Francis, G. C.M.G., son of the late Adm. j Hercules Robinson, of Rosmead, co. Westmeath ; b. 1834 ; was Private Sec. to Sir Hercules Robinson, Gov. of St. Kitts

and Hong Kong 1855-60, and Pres. of

Montserrat 1862 ; administered Govt. of Dominica in 1865 ; was Gov. and Com.- an-Ch. of Falkland Islands 1866-70, Gov. , of Prince Edward Island 1870-73, Gov. i of W. Australia 1874-7, Special Envoy to i King of Siam 1877 (Grand Cross of Crown of Siam), Gov. of the Straits Settle- j ments 1877-80, Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of i "W. Australia 1880-2, Gov. of S. Australia ' 1882-9, an< i Acting Gov. of Victoria 1889, j since when he has been Gov. of W. Aus- j tralia : m. 1862, Olivia Edith Deane, da. of the late Rt. Hon. and Most Rev. Dr. i Townshend, Bishop of Meath; cr. C.M.G. ; 1873, K.C.M.G. 1877, G.C.M.G. 1887. ! Government House, Perth, It'. Austra- ' Ha ; Windham and Arthur s Clubs. ROLLIT,5/r Albert Kaye,Af.P.,LL.D., ; el. son of the late John Rollit, Esq.; b. j 1842 ; ed. at King's Coll., Lond. (of which he is a Fellow and Member of Council) ; B.A. Lond. Univ. (ist class) 1864, and j LL.D. (Univ. Gold Medalist) 1866, and D.C.L. Montreal 1870, and Durban ! 1891 ; Fellow and Member of Senate of i She Univ. of London 1890 ; admitted a j Solicitor (prizeman of Incorporated Law j So.) 1863; has been Sheriff and twice j Mayor of Hull, and was Chm. of Execu- j 4ive Committee of Municipal Corpora- tions' Jubilee Celebration 1885 ; is a J.P. and a D.L. for Liberty of the Tower, a J.P. for co. London, a D.L. for W. Riding of York and for city i .and co. of city of York, one of H. M. 's j Lieuts. for City of London, Pres. of Hull I Chamber of Commerce, of Asso. Cham- , bers of Commerce of United Kingdom, j .and of London Chamber of Commerce, Hon. Lieut. - Col. Comdt. Submarine Miners (Humber Div.) R.E. , Hon. Free- j man of Kingston-upon-Hull, an Elder Brother of the Trinity House, Board of j Trade Representative on Humber Conser- j vancy, a Member of the Council of Incor- : poraterl Law So. , and of the Imperial In- stitute, Vice-Pres. of Birkbeck Institution and of So. of Arts, a Knight Com. of Roy. Order of Villa Vicosa of Portugal, and a steamship owner at Hull, Newcastle, .and London; unsuccessfully contested W. Div. of Hull (C) 1885 ; has sat for S. Div. of Islington since 1886 : m. 1872, Eleanor Anne, who d. 1885, da. of William Bailey, Esq., J.P., of Winestead Hall, Holderness ; cr. K. B. 1885. 30, Lowndes Square, S. W. ; Cos;an House, Hull ; Dunster House, Mark Lane, E. C. ; Carl- ion, Constitutional, Rantlagh, Savage, and City Carl ton Clubs. ROMER, Hon. Sir Robert, son of F. Romer, Esq. ; b. 1840 ; ed. at Trin. Hall, Camb. (Senior Wrangler and Smith's Prizeman (equal) 1863, Fellow 1867); Bar, Lincoln's Inn 1867, a Q.C. 1881, and a Bencher 1884; was 'an Examiner in Civil Law to Camb. Univ. 1869-70, and some- time a Member of Bar Committee ; appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of Justice (Chancery Div.) Nov., 1890: m. 1864, a da. of the late Mark Lemon, Esq., Editor of Punch; cr. K.B., 1890. 27, Harrington Gardens, S. W. ; Athenaitm and Garrick Clubs. ROSCOE, Sir Henry Enfield, M.P., D.C.I.., LL.D., F.R.S., son of the late Henry Roscoe, Esq., Barrister-at-Law ; /'. 1833; ed. at Liverpool High Sch., at Univ. Coll., Lond., and at Heidelberg (B.A. Lond. Univ. 1852, Ph.D. of Heidelberg 1853, Hon. LL.D. of Dublin 1878, of Camb. 1883, and of Montreal 1884, Hon. M.D. of Heidelberg 1886, and Hon. D.C.L. Oxford 1887) ; was Examiner in Chemistry at Lond. Univ. 1874-8, Pres. of Chem. So. of Lond. 1880, of So. of Chemical Industry 1881, and of Literary and Philosophical So. of Man- chester 1882, a member of Roy. Commn. on Noxious Vapours, on Technical In- struction, and on Scottish Univs.; some- time a Professional Examiner in Science Div., Science and Art Depart., S. Ken- sington, and Professor of Chemistry at Owens Coll. (Victoria Univ.) Man- chester, 1858-85; elected a F. R.S. 1863 (received the Roy. medal of that So. 1873), and Emeritus Professor and Pres. of British Asso. 1887 ; has sat as M.P. for S. Div. of Manchester since 1885 : Fellow of Eton 1889 ; is an Officier of the Legion of Honour : m. 1863, Lucy, da. of Edmund Potter, Esq., F.R.S., of Camfield Place, Herts ; cr. K.B. 1884. 10, Bramham Gardens, S. W. ; A'lanchester ; Atheneeum, National Liberal, and A'e- form {Manchester) Clubs. Ross, Col. Sir Edward Charles, C.S.I. ; b. 1836; entered Bombay Army 1855, became Capt. Bom. S. C. 1867, Major 1875, Lieut. -Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 ; served in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1 857-8 (medal with clasp) ; was employed in Indian Political Depart, as Assist. Political Agent at Gwadur, Political Agent and Consul at Muscat, Resident in the Persian Gulf, and Consul-Gen, for Fars, &c. 1863-91 : m. 1862, a da. of Col. C. S. Whitehill ;-. C.S.I. 1882, K.B. 1892. Ross, Gen. Sir John, G.C.B., son of the late F.M. Sir Hew Dalrymple Ross, G.C.B. ; b. 1829 ; entered Rifle Brig. 1846. became Capt. 1854, Major 1856, Lieut.-Col. 1858, Col. 1865, Maj.-Gen. 1870, Lieut. - Gen. 1886, and Gen. 1891 ; served in Cri- mean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with three clasps, 5th class Medjidie and Turkish medal), in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8