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722 KNIGHTAGE. M. P. ,Q.C., LL. D.,son of the late Thomas Webster, Esq., Q.C. ; b. 1842 ; ed. at King's Coll., Lond., at Charterhouse, and at Trin. Coll., Camb. (B.A., 35111 Wrang- ler and 3rd class Classics 1865, M.A. 1868, Hon. LL.D. 1892); Bar. Lincoln's Inn 1868, Q.C. 1878 ; was Attorney-Gen. June 1885 to Jan. 1886, and July 1886 to Aug. 1892 ; is a Gov. of Charterhouse ; unsuccessfully contested Bevvdley 1880 ; sat as M. P. for Launceston (C) July to Nov. 1885, since when he has sat for the Isle of Wight : m. 1872, Louisa Mary, who d. 1877, da. of William Cal- throp, Esq., of Withern, near Alford ; ct. K.B. 1885. Hornton Lodge, Pitt Street, Kensington, IV, ; Winter/old, Cranleigh, Surrey ; 2, Pump Court, B.C.; Carlton, Athenczum, United University, and St. Stephen s Clubs. WELBY, Sir Reginald Earle, G.C.B. [see Welby-Gregory, Bart., colls.]. WELLESLEY, Adm. Sir George Gre- ville, G.C.B. [see D. Wellington, colls.]. WEST, Sir Algernon Edward, K.C.B., son of Martin West, Esq. ; b. 1832 ; ed. at Eton, and atCh. Ch., Oxford ; was Pri- vate Sec. to Sir Charles Wood and Lord Ripon at the India Office, and to Mr. Gladstone when First Lord of the Treasury, sometime Dep. Director of Indian Military Funds, a Commr. of Board of Inland Revenue 1873-7, Dep. Chm. thereof 1877-81, and Chm. 1881-92 ; formerly a Gentleman Usher of the Privy Chamber to H. M. ; is a J. P. for Middlesex : m. 1-858, Mary, da. of Capt. the Hon. George Bar- rington [see V. Barrington, colls.] ; cr. C.B. 1880, K.C.B. 1886. Ambassador's Court, St. James's Palace, S. W.; Wan- borough Manor, Guildford ; Br oaks' s Club. WEST, Sir Raymond, K.C.I.E., son of the late Frederick West, Esq. ; b. 1832 ; ed. at Queen's Univ., Ireland (B.A. 1855, M.A. 1869, Hon. LL.D. of Queen's Univ. Ireland, 1882, of Edinburgh 1884, and of Bombay 1892) ; Bar., Dublin, 1871 ; entered Bom. C.S. 1856, and served with troops in S. Mahratta Country during Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (medal) ; appointed Judge of Canara 1866, and Acting Judicial Commr. of Sindh 1868; was Acting Judge of High Court, Bombay, 1871, and Puisne Judge 1873-87 ; in 1879 was a Member of Indian Law Commn. ; employed on Special Mission to Egypt to organise Tribunals there 1885-6 ; sometime Vice- Chancellor of Bombay Univ., and a Member of Council of Gov. of Bombay : m. 1867, Clementina Fergusson, da. of the late William Maunsell Chute, Esq., of Chute Hall, co. Kerry; cr. K.C.I.E. 1888. Chesterfield House, College Road, Upper Norwood, S.R. ; East India United Service Club. WESTON, Sir Joseph Dodge, M.P., son of the late Thomas Weston, Esq., of Bristol; b. 1822; ed. at Bishop's Coll., Bristol : is an Ironmaster, a J.P. for City , and Co. of Bristol, a member of the Corpo- ration, and of the Board of Charity Trus- tees of Bristol, Chm. of the Patent Nut and Bolt Co., the Bristol Wagon Works Co., and of the Great Western Cotton Co. , and a Director of the Taff Vale Rail- way Co. ; was Mayor of Bristol 1880-4 ; sat as M.P. for S. Div. of Bristol (L) Nov. 1885 to June 1886, when he was defeated ; elected for Bristol, E. Div. (L G) May 1890 : m. 1888, Harriet Annie, da. of the late William C. P. Beloe, Esq., of Clif- ton ; cr. K.B. 1886. Clifton Down, Bris- tol; Reform Club. WHITE, Sir Arnold William, son of the late Edward White, Esq. ; b. 1830 ; a partner in firm of Arnold and Henry W T hite, solicitors, of 12, Great Marl- borough Street, W. ; appointed Queen's Solicitor 1865 : m. 1854, Maria, who d. 1889, da. of William White, Esq., of Clapham, S.W. ; cr. K.B. 1887. Leigham Mead, Streatkam, S. W. ; Conservative and Garrick Clubs. WHITE, Maj.-Gen. Sir George Stuart, K.C.B. , K.C.I.E., V.C.;b. 1835 ; entered Army 1853, became Capt. 1863, Major 1873, Lieut. -Col. 2nd Batn. Gordon Highlanders 1881, Lieut. -Col. Comdg. 1881, Col. 1885 (h.p. 1885), and Maj.-Gen. 1887; served with 2jth Regt. in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-9 (medal), and with 92nd Regt. in Afghan Campaign in 1879-80 (medal, bronze star, and V.C.) in Nile Expedition 1885 as an A.A. and Q.M.G. (medal), and in command of a Brig, in Expedition to Burmah 1885 ; was Mil. Sec. to Viceroy of India 1880- 1 ; commanded Burmah Field Force 1886-9, an d Zhob Field Force, 1890 (mentioned in despatches); has command- ed a ist class Dist. , Bengal since 1889 ; is a J.P. andaD.L. for co. Antrim : m. 1874, Amy, only child of Archdeacon Bayly ; cr. C.B. 1881, K.C.B. 1886, K.C.I.E. 1890. Quetta, Bengal; Whitehall, Ballymcna, co. Antrim; United Service and Army and Navy Clubs. WHITE, Sir William Henry, C.B., son of the late George White, Esq., of the War Office ; b. 1826 ; entered War Office 1842 ; served in Turkey and Crimea 1855-6 as Mil. Auditorof TurkishContingent and Irregular Forces raised during Russian War, as Mil. Auditorof Land Forces in China 1857-8, as Acting Auditor-Gen, of Colony of Hong Kong 1857, as Financial Sec. to Special Mission (under the late Rt. Hon. Stephen Cave, M.P.) to inquire into the Finances of Egypt 1875-6, as Head of Treasury Commn. to inquire into Imperial and Colonial Mil. Expenditure in S. Africa 1879-80, and as Special Finance Officer with Headquarter Staff of Mil. Force in S Africa 1881 ; was Accountant-Gen, of the Army and a Commr. of Income Tax 1878-82, Commr. of Army Purchase Commn. 1882-4, an< ^ Assist. Paymaster- Gen, of Supreme Court of Judicature in England 1886-92; is a J.P. for Surrey: m. 1854, Elizabeth Mary, da. of the late