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762 COMPANIONAGE. near Taunton ; b. 1841 ; ed. at Independent Coll., Bishop's Hull, Taunton, and in France ; is a Mem. of Inst. of Civil Engineers, and Manager of Alexandria Water Co., Egypt ; served with Expeditionary force in Egypt 1882 (3rd class Medjidie) : in. 1872, Emmeline Mary, da. of W. W. Baggaley, Esq.; cr. C.M.G. 1882. A lexandria. CORNISH, Surg.-Gen. William Robert, C.I.E., son of the late Robert Cornish, Esq., of Budeigh, Somerset ; b. 1828 ; M.R.C.S. Eng. 1852, and F.R.C.S. 1868; entered Madras Med. Depart. 1 854, became Surg. -Gen. 1 880, and retired 1885 ; is an Hon. Physician to H.M., and a Fel- low of Madras Univ. ; formerly Pres. of Faculty of Medicine Madras Univ., and Sanitary Commr. Madras ; author of numerous papers and reports on sanitary subjects ; was Hon. Surg. to Viceroy of India 1881-5, and Pres. of Commn. for report- ing on extension of Local Govt. in Madras 1882 ; appointed additional Member of Council of Gov. , Fort St. George, for making Laws and Regulations 1883 : in. 1854, Louisa Sophia, da. of G. Y. Hunter, Esq., J.P., of Margate ; cr. C.I.E.i88o. 8, Cressu>ellGardens,The Bottom., S. IV. ; Oriental ami East India United Service Clubs. COTTON, Maj.-Gett. Frederic Conyers, C.S.I, [see V. Combermere, colls.]. COTTON, Henry John Stedman, C.S.f.; b. 1 8 ; is a Member of the Legislative Council, Bengal ; cr. C.S.I. 1892. Calcutta. COUCHMAN, George Henry Hol- beche, D.S.O., son of the late Col. E. H. Couchman, R.A. ; h. 1859 ; entered Army 1878, and became Capt. Prince Albert's (Somerset- shire L.I.) 1886, served with Burmah Expedition 1885-7, with Mounted Inf. (twice mentioned in despatches) ; cr. D.S.O. 1887. COUSINS, William Henry, C.B., son of the late Capt. Cousins, of Chelsea ; b. 1833 ; entered Inland Revenue Depart. 1853 ; was Controller of Stamps and Registrar of Joint Stock Cos. 1876-83, since when he has been Sec. of Inland Revenue Depart. ; cr. C.B. 1887. Vaughan Lodge, Long Ditton, Surrey; Con- stitutional Club. Cox, Col. Alexander Temple, C.B. ; b. 1836 ; entered Madras Army 1852, became Capt. 1864, transferred to M.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1866, Major 1872, Lieut.-Col. 1878, and Col. 1882 ; served in Burmese War 1852-3 (medal with clasp), during Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (medal), during Afghan War 1879-80 (medal), and with Burmah Expedition 1886-7 (mentioned in despatches by Govt. of India, clasp) : t. 1879, Georgina Kate, da. of Charles Butler, Esq., of Hobart, Tasmania ; cr. C.B. 1888. Cox. Maj.-Gen. Charles Vyvyan, C.B.; b. 1819 ; ed. at Mil. Acad., Addiscombe; entered Bengal Artillery 1838, became Capt. and Major 1853, Lieut.-Col. 1860, Col. 1863, and Maj.-Gen. 1872 ; served in Gwalior Campaign 1843-4 (bronze star), in Sutlej Campaign 1845-6 (wounded, medal with two clasps), in Punjab Campaign 1848-9, as Major of Brig, of Horse Artillery (medal with clasp), and in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (medal) : ;. 1864, Charlotte Elizabeth, da. of J. L. Farr, Esq., J.P., of North Cove Hall, Suffolk ; cr. C.B. 1871. 3, Upper Brook Street, W. ; United Service Club. <3ox, Lieut. -Gen. John William, C..,e. son of the late Col. Sir William Cox, of Coolcliffe, co. Wexford : b. 1821 ; entered Army 1838, be came Capt. 1847, Major 1854, Lieut.-Col. 1858, Col. 1863, Maj.-Gen. 1877, and Lieut. -Gen. 1882; served with i3th L.I. in Afghanistan 1840-2 (two medals, and specially mentioned in despatches), in Crimean Campaign 1855 (medal with clasp, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medal, and in Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (repeatedly mentioned in despatches, and medal) : m. 1850, Emma, who d. 1887, da. of Capt. C. Griffin, R.N. ; cr. C.B. 1859. 26, Soutk Parade, Soutksea. COXHEAD, Thomas Langhorne, D.S.O., son of George Coxhead, Esq., of Hard wick House, Ham Common, Surrey ; b. 1864 ; ed. at Bute House, Petersham, and at Royal Mil. Acad., Woolwich; became Lieut. R.A. 1884; served with Burmese Expedition 1886 (wounded, mentioned in despatches); cr. D.S.O. 1887. CRAIK, Henry. C.B., LL.D., son of the late Rev. James Craik, D.D. of St. George's, Glasgow; b. 1846; ed. at Glasgow Univ. (Hon. LL.D. 1884), and at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1870, M.A, 1882) ; was Examiner in Education Depart. 1870-85, since when he has been Sec. to Scotch Education Depart. ; author of " Life of Swift," and other works: in. 1873 Fanny Esther, da. of the late Charles Duffield, Esq., of Manchester; cr. C.B. 1887. 25, Kensington Court, 11'.; A thenteum and Garrick Clubs. CRAMER, Col. Charles Pierson, C.B. : b. 1837 ; entered 6oth Regt. 1858, became Capt. 1870, Major King's Royal Rifle Corps 1881, Lieut.-Col. 1882, and Col. 1886; served during S. African War 1879 (medal with clasp), with Egyptian Expedition 1882 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, bronze star, 4th class Osmanieh, Brevet Lt.-Col.), and with Hazara and Miranzai Expeditions 1891 ; cr C.B. 1891. CRANE, Samuel Leonard, C.M.G. , M.D., son of the late James Noble Crane, Esq., of Nova Scotia ; b. 1830 ; entered Civil Ser. as Assist. -Surg. to Hospital Ship " Tenedos " 1850; was Surg. -Sup. K> Commrs. of Emigration 1855-71 ; appointed Surg.-Gen. of Trinidad 1871. and Medical Officer of Health 1872 ; is a J.P. for Trinidad, and a Director of Roy. Botanic Gardens : in. 1887, Lillie, da. of the late William Crane, Esq., Speaker of House of Assembly, New Brunswick; cr. C.M.G. 1888. The Wildernesse, Trinidad; Royal Titaines Yacht Club. CRAWFORD, Arthur Travers, C.M.G.: b. 1835 ; ed. at Rugby, and at Haileybury ; was in Bom. C. S. 1854-89 ; appointed Comm. for Central Div. Bombay 1879, an d British Delegate for Portuguese Treaty same year ; went on special Diplo. duty from India to Lon- don and Lisbon 1884 ; cr. C.M.G. 1887. CRAWFURD, Oswald, C.M.G., son of the late John Crawfurd, Esq., sometime Envoy Plen. to Siam, and subsequently Gov. of Singapore ; b. 18 ; ed. at Eton, and at Merton Coll., Oxford ; entered Foreign Office 1859 ; was Consul at Oporto 1867-91 ; author of " Portugal, Old and New," " The World We Live In," " Round the Calendar in Portugal," "Beyond the Seas," and numerous other works ; is a frequent contributor to the Reviews : ;. 18 , Margaret, youngest da. of the late Richard Ford, Esq. ; cr. C.M.G. 1890. Queen Anne's Mansions, S. W. ; A thenautn, Garrick, Authors', and Savile Clubs. CREAGH, Charles Vandeleur, C.M.G., second son of Capt. James Creagh, of Cahirane, co. Clare ; b. 18 ; ed. at Roy. Naval Sch., New Cross; Bar Middle Temple, 1892; formerly Assist. Dist. Sup., Punjab Police; in 1867 raised Sikh Police for Hong Korg Govt., in Civil Ser. of which Colony he sub- sequently held several appointments ; was Sheriff of Hong Kong (thanked by Govt. for services during typhoon) 1874; appointed Assist. British Resident, Judge and Member of State Council, Perak 1.883, and Gov. and Com-in-Ch. British N. Borneo 1888, and also Gov. of Labuan 1890: m. 1882, Blanche Frances, el. da.