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726 KNIGHTAGE. Maria Isabella Liddell, who d. 1883, da. of ist Earl of Ravensworth ; cr. K.C. B. 1859, G.C.B. 1877. Park Lodge, Sun- ningdale, Berks. ; Carlton, and United Service Clubs. G.C.B. , G.C.M.G., V.C. [see Wood, Bart.]. WOOD, Sir Henry Trueman, son of William Burton Persse Wood, Esq. ; b. 1845 ; ed. at Harrow, and at Camb. Univ. (B.A. 1868, M.A. 1884) ; is Sec. of So. of Arts : m. 1872, Marian, da. of J. Oliver, Esq. ; cr. K.B. 1890. 8, Castel- lain Road, Maida Hill, W. ; Oxford and Cambridge Club. WOOD, Sir Richard, G.C.M.G., C.B., son of the late Richard Wood, Esq. ; b. 1806 ; appointed Student Attache" to Constantinople 1824 ; employed in Syria 1832-3 during its invasion by Viceroy of ] Egypt, on special service with Turkish ! Army 1835-6, and again in Syria 1840-1, j being also invested with full powers from Turkish Govt. ; served in the Lebanon with combined forces at surrender ofj Beyrout, and capture of Sidon and Acre ; i appointed Dragoman to Constantinople 1834, and Consul at Damascus 1841, and was Agent and Consul-Gen, at Tunis 1855-79 ; has Turkish order of the Nishan Iftihar, English medal for Syria, and Turkish medal for Acre : m. 1850, Christina, da. of Sir William Duncan Godfrey, 3rd Bart. ; cr. C.B. 1865, K.C.M.G. 1877, G.C.M.G. 1879. Nice; Travellers Club. WOODS, Sir Albert William, K. C. M. G., C.B., P.S.A. ; b. 1816 ; appointed Fitzalan Pursuivant Extraordinary 1837, and entered College of Arms as Pursuivant 1838, appointed Lancaster Herald 1841, Regis- trar of the Coll. 1866, and Garter Principal King of Arms 1869; was attached to the Garter Missions for investing the King of Denmark, the King of the Belgians, and the Emperor of Austria, and as Garter was Joint Plen. for investing the King of Italy in 1878, the King of Spain in 1881, and the King of Saxony 1882 ; is Registrar and Sec. of Order of the Bath, Registrar to Orders of Star of India, Indian Empire, and Victoria and Albert, King of Arms to Order of St. Michael and St. George, and Inspector of Colours : m. 1838, Caro- j line, el. da. of the late Robert Cole, Esq. , of Rotherfield, Sussex; cr. K.B. 1869,' C.B. 1887, K.C.M.G. 1890. 69, St. | George's Road, S. W. ; College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street, E. C. 'WRAGG, Hon. Sir Walter Thomas, | son of the late John Wragg, Esq., of) Sheffield ; b. 1842 ; ed. at Collegiate Sch., i Sheffield, and at Worcester Coll., Oxford i (Scholar, B.A. ist class honours in law j 1867 M.A. 1888) ; Bar, Inner Temple j 1879 ; was Police Magistrate and Commr. j at Harispatta, Ceylon, 1868, and Acting ; Director of Public Instruction in that Island 1869, Police Magistrateat Colombo 1869, at Panwila 1870, and at Gampola, Pussellawa, and Nawalapitiya 1871, and Dist. Judge at Chilaw 1872-9, at Kurune- gala 1879, and at Badulla 1879-83 ; twice received special thanks of Govt. ; has been a Puisne Judge of Supreme Court, Natal, since 1883, and Senior Puisne Judge since 1888 ; was Pres. of Commn. on Indian Immigration Laws 1883-7 (thanked by Sec. of State), and of Court of Special Commrs. for trial of Zulu Chs. concerned in rebellion in Zululand 1888-9 (thanked by H.M.'s Govt.); cr. K.B. 1891. Pietermaritzburg, Natal. WRENFORDSLEY, Hon. Sir Henry Thomas, son of J. H. Wrenfordsley, Esq. ; b. 18 ; ed. in France, and at Trin. Coll., Dublin ; Bar. Middle Temple 1863 ; was a Junior Counsel for Treasury 1868, Dep. Judge of County Courts, Cir- cuit No. 43, 1876, 2nd Puisne Judge, Mauritius, 1877-80, Ch. Justice of W. Australia 1880-2, and Ch. Justice of Fiji, and Ch. Judicial Commr. of W. Pacific 1882-3 ; appointed Ch. Justice of Leeward Islands 1891 ; unsuccessfully contested Peterborough (C) 1868 and 1874; repre- sented W. Australia at Inter-colonial Con- ference of all Australian Colonies, held at Sydney 1881 ; cr. K.B. 1883. St. Johns, Antigua; Carlton Club. WRIGHT, Sir James, C.B., son of the late Capt. George Wright, of Lawton, Perthshire ; b. 1823 ; trained in Dundee as a mechanical Engineer ; entered service of Admiralty at Woolwich Dockyard 1845, transferred to Whitehall 1847, and ap- pointed Assist. Engineer-in Ch. of R.N. 1860; was Engineer-in-Ch. of R.N. 1872- 87 ; is a Vice-Pres. of Institution of Naval Architects; cr. C.B. 1880,' K.B. 1887. Keith Lodge, Woodside, S. Norwood, S.E. WRIGHT, Hon. Sir Robert Samuel, B.C.L., son of the Rev. H. E. Wright, of Litton, Somerset ; b. 1839 ; ed. at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. ist Class Classics 1859, Literae Humaniores 1860, B/'.L. and Fellow of Oriel 1861) : is Hon. Fellow of Oriel Coll.; Bar. Inner Temple 1868; went N. Circuit ; sometime Common Law Junior Counsel to the Treasury ; appointed a Judge of the High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Div.) 1890 : m. 1891, Merriel Mabel Emily, da. of the late Rev. Seymour Chermside, R. of Wilton and Preb. of Salisbury ; cr. K.B. 1891. 14, St. James's Place, S. W. ; Headley Park, Hants ; Reform and Athenceum Clubs. WRIXON, Sir Henry John, K.C.M.G., son of the late Judge Wrixon, of Victoria, Australia; b. 1839; ed. at Trin. Coll., Dublin (awarded two gold medals by Historical So. 1860) ; Bar. King's Inns, Dublin 1861, and a Q.C. 1891 ; was Solicitor-Gen., Victoria, 1870-71, and Attorney-Gen. 1886-90, when he was deputed to argue before the Privy Coun cil in England constitutional questions a