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DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. ALEXANDER, Creation 1886, of Ballochmyle, co. Ayr. Perseverantia Vincit. Perseverance conquers. Vincit veritas. Truth conquers. Sir CLAUD ALEXANDER, ist Baronet, el. son of the late Boyd Alexander, Esq., by Sophia Elizabeth, da. of the late Sir Benjamin Hobhouse, Bart. ; b. Jan. I5th, 1831 ; ed. at Eton, and at Ch. Ch., Oxford; entered Grenadier Guards 1849, became Lieut, and Capt. 1854, Capt. and Lieut. -Col. 1860, Col. 1875 (h.p. 1878), and Hon. Maj.-Gen. 1883 ; served in Crimean campaign 1854-6, including siege and fall of Sebastopol (medal with clasp, Turkish medal, and 5th class Medjidie) ; is a J.P. and a D.L. for cos. Ayr and Renfrew; sat as M.P. for S. Ayrshire (C) 1874-85, which he unsuccessfully contested 1868 and 1885 : m. 1863, Eliza, only da. of the late Alexander Speirs, Esq., of Elderslie, Lord-Lieut, 'of Renfrewshire, and has issue. ^nns Per pale argent and sable a chevron, in chief a fleur de lys, in base a crescent, all countercharged, within a bordure gules and or. Crtst An elephant passant, Seat Ballochmyle, Mauchline. Ayrshire. Town Residence 11, Great Queen Street, S.W. Clubs Guards', Carlton, United Service, Marlborough, Western, Scottish Conservative. Son living CLAUD, 1. Feb. 2 4 th, 1867; ed. at Eton, and at New Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1889); formerly Lieut. 3rd Batn. Roy. Scots Fusiliers; is a J.P. for Ayrshire: m. 1889, Lady Diana Montgomerie, da. of i4th Earl of Eglinton and Winton, and has issue living, a son, b. 1892. Residence, Logan, Cumnock, Ayrshire. ALISON, Creation 1852. Sir ARCHIBALD ALISON, G.C.B., LL.D., 2nd Baronet; b. Jan. 2ist, 1826; s. his father, Sir ARCHIBALD, D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S., 1867 : Hon. LL.D., 1888 ; entered 72nd Highlanders 1846, became Col. 1867, Maj.-Gen. 1877, Lieut. -Gen. 1882, and Gen. 1889 ; served in Crimean campaign 1855 (medal with clasp, brevet of Major, and Turkish medal), as Mil. Sec. to F.M. Lord Clyde during Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (lost left arm at Lucknow, brevet of Lieut. -Col., medal with clasp, and C.B.). as Brig. -Gen. and k 2nd in command during Ashantee Expedition 1873-4 (thanksjDf Parliament, K.C.B., and medal with clasp) ; was D. A.G. in Ireland 1874-7, Comdt. of Staff Coll., Sandhurst, 1877-8, and D.Q.M.G. and Ch. of Intelligence Depart, at Head-quarters,' 1878-82 ; served in Egyptian campaign 1882 (medal with clasp, thanked by Par- liament, and 2nd class Osmanieh) ; commanded Army of Occupation in Egypt 1882-3, a d Aldershot Div. 1883-5, and again 1885-8; was A.G. of the Forces Feb. to Sept. 1885 ; is Hon. Col. ist Vol. Batn. Highland L.I., and a Mil. Member of Council of Sec. of State for India ; G.C.B. 1887 : m. 1858, Jane, da. of the late James Black, Esq., of Dalmonoch, N.B., and has issue. 3rms Azure, a bear's head argent muzzled gules, between in chief two fleurs-de-lis or, and in base a fir-tree eradicated of the last, surmounted of a sword in bend. Crtst A hawk's head erased proper. Seat -Woodfield, Colinton, N.B. Ttnun Residence 93, Eaton Place, S.W. Clubs United Service, Hurlingham. Sons living ARCHIBALD, 6. May 2oth, 1862 ; ed. at Eton, and at Sandhurst ; formerly Lieut, ist Batn. the Rifle Brig. (Prince Consort's Own) : is Capt. sth Batn. Rifle Brig. (Prince Consort's Own), and Colonial Sec. of Bermuda : m. 1888, Georgina, da. of the late J. Bond Cabbell, Esq., of Cromer Hall, Norfolk, and has issue living, Archibald, b. 1888, George Newdegate, b. 1889. Residence, Cedar Avenue, Hamilton, Bermuda. Rardal Frederick, b. 1864 : ed. at Charterhouse ; is Capt. ist Batn. Seaforth Highlanders (Rossshire Buff's, The Duke of Albany's). Daughters living Margaret Frances : m. 1884, Col. Charles Walker Robinson, C.B. [see Robinson, Bart., cr. 1854]. Residences, Commandant's House, Port Louis, Mauritius; 10, Hyde Park Gate, S.W. Elizabeth Glencairn. Geraldine Eugenie. Florence Jane. Sister living--Ella Frances Catherine (Hon. Lady Dormer) : m. ist, 1854, Robert Cutlar-Fergusson. uars; s a .. or cos. umres an rcurgt : >n. 19, ose, wo . 190, a. o late John Grant Hodgson, Esq., of Cabalva, Herefordshire, and has issue living, Ella b. 18, Esme (twin) b. 1889, Archibald William Cutlar (of 39, Conduit Street, W. Club, Naval and Military), b. 1856 ; formerly Lieut. Rifle Brigade. Residence, Madras. The ist baronet was an eminent lawyer and historian.