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KNIGHTS. 709 Sergison Smith, Esq., of Consall Hall, Stoke-upon-Trent ; b. 1846 ; ed. at Shrews- bury ; entered Army 1865, became Capt. King's Roy. Rifle Corps 1877, Major 1882, Lieut.-Col. 1885, and Col. 1888 ; served during Zulu and Boer Wars 1879-81 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp), with Egyptian Campaign 1882, present at Kassassin and Tel-el- Kebir (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, bronze star, Brevet Major), with Nile Expedition 1884-5 (mentioned in despatches, clasp, Brevet Lt.-Col. ), with Soudan Frontier Field Force 1885-7, at action of Gamaizah 1888 in command of Brig, (mentioned in despatches, Brevet Col. ), and in command of Tokar Expedi- tionary Force 1891 ; was attached to Egyptian Army 1883-92, and Gov.-Gen. of Red Sea Littoral and Comdt. at Suakin 1888-92 (2nd class Medjidie) ; is a Pasha in Egypt, and has 2nd class Osmanieh : m. 1883, Maud Mary, el. da. of Major Fearnley Whittingstall ; cr. C.B. 1891, K.C.M.G. 1892. 165, Victoria Street, S. W. ; Naval and Military Club. SMITH, Sir Donald Alexander, K.C.M.G., son of the late D. Smith, Esq. ; b. 1821 ; Hon. D.C.L. Camb. ; sometime Gov. of Hudson's Bay Terri- tory ; appointed Special Commr. Red River 1869, Member of Canadian Parlia- ment 1871, and Director of Canadian Pacific Railway 1880; cr. K.C.M.G. 1886. Montreal, Canada ; Athenccum Club. son of the late Edwin Smith, Esq., of Walsall ; b. 1831 ; ed. at Queen Mary's Gram. Sch. ; was Mayor of Kensington and Norwood 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872 and 1873, and of Adelaide 1880, 1881, 1882, 1887, and 1888, Minister of Educa- tion 1884, Commr. at International Ex- hibitions at Philadelphia 1876, at Paris 1878, at Sydney 1880, and at Melbourne 1881, at Colonial and Indian Exhibition 1886, and at Melbourne Centennial Exhi- bition 1888, and Vice-Pres. and Promoter of Adelaide Jubilee Exhibition 1887 ; is a J.P., a Member of House of Assembly of S. Australia, Pres. of S. Australian Zoological and Acclimatization So. , and a member of numerous Institutions : m. ist, 1857, Florence, who d. 1862, da. of the late Robert Stock, Esq. , of Clifton ; 2nd, 1869, Elizabeth, da. of Edward Spicer, Esq., of Adelaide; cr. K.C.M.G. 1888. the Acacias, Marryatville, S. Australia; Adelaide and Austral Clubs. SMITH, Sir Francis VILLENEUVE-, el. son of the late Francis Smith, Esq., of Lindfield, Sussex ; b. 1819 ; ed. at Univ. Coll., London (B.A. London Univ. 1840) ; Bar. Middle Temple 1842, and a Bencher 1890 ; admitted to Bar of Tasmania 1844 ; appointed Solicitor- ; Gen. for Tasmania 1848, and Attorney- Gen. 1854; became a M.E.C. 1855, arid I Premier 1857 ; was a Judge of Supreme | Court 1860, and Ch. Justice 1870-85, ; and a M.L.A. 1848-60 ; administered Govt. 1874-5 ancl 1880; assumed in 1884 the additional surname of Villeneuve, being that of his maternal grandfather: m. 1851, Sarah, da. of the Rev. George Giles, LL.D. ; cr. K.B. 1862. 19, Har- rington Gardens, S. Kensington, S. W., Conservative Club. SMITH, Sir John, fourth son of the late Joseph Smith, Esq., Merchant, of Derby ; b. 1822 ; was Mayor of Derby 1872-3 (when he had the honour of receiv- ing T.R. H. Prince and Princess of Wales) ; is a J.P. for Derby, a Director of Derby Commercial Bank, and a Trustee of Derby Sch., at which he has founded a scholarship : m. 1861, Sarah Sophia, second da. of John Snow, Esq., of South- ampton cr. K.B. 1887. Parkfield, Derby. SMITH, Maj.-Gen. Sir Robert Mur- doch, K.C.M.G., son of the late Hugh Smith, Esq., M.D., of Kilmarnock, N.B. ; b. 1835 ; entered R.E. 1855, became Capt. 1864, Major 1873, Lieut.-Col. 1881, Col. 1885 (h.p. 1886), and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1888 ; employed on special duty in Asia Minor 1856-9, and in N. Africa 18601 ; was Director of Persian Telegraph Depart. 1863-85, when he was appointed Director of Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art ; went on special mission to Persia 1887; is a F.R.S.E., F.R.G.S., and a J.P. for co. of city of Edinburgh: m. 1869, Eleanor, who d. 1883, el. da. of the late Capt. John Robinet Baker, R.N. ; cr. K.C.M.G. 1888. 17, Magdala Crescent, Edinburgh; Army and Navy and National Clubs. SMITH, Sir William, D.C.L., LL.D., Ph.D., son of William Smith, Esq. ; b. 1813 ; ed. at London Univ. (highest Honours in Greek, Latin, and German) ; Hon. D.C.L. Oxford, Hon. LL.D. Glas- gow, and Hon. Ph.D. Leipzig; is a F.S.A., a Member of Senate of London Univ., Senior Registrar of Roy. Literary Fund, and Editor of the well-known Classical and Biblical Dictionaries ; has been Editor of the Quarterly Review since 1867 ; author of many Classical and Edu- cational works : in. 1834, Mary Anne, da. of James Crump, Esq., of Birmingham ; cr. K.B. 1892. 94, Westboume Terrace, W. ; Athencsum Club. SMITH, Sir William Frederick Haynes, K.C.M.G., LL.D., son of John Lucie Smith, Esq., LL.D. ; b. 1839 ; Bar. Middle Temple 1863 ; was Solicitor-Gen., British Guiana 1865-74, and Attorney- Gen. 1884-7 ; administered the Govt. of the Leeward Islands 1884 and 1887, and was appointed Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. thereof 1888 : m. 1867, Ellen P., da. of J. White. Esq. ; cr. C.M.G. 1887, K.C.M.G. 1890. Leeward Islands. SMYLY, Sir Philip Crampton, M.D., son of Josiah Smyly, Esq. , Vice-Pres. of Roy. Coll. of Surgs. ; b. 1838; ed. at Dublin Univ. (M.D. 1863); M.R.C.P.