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820 COMPANIONAGE. Bengal i335-qo, since when he has been Mil. Sec. to Com.-in-Ch. in India : t. 1871, Vic- toire M. U., da. of D. Dillon, Esq. ; cr. C.B. 1891. Simla, India', United Service and Naval and Military Clubs. NEWDIGATE, Maj.-Gcn. Henry Richard Legge, C.B. ; b. 1832; entered Rifle Brig. 1851, became Capt. 1855, Major 1858, Lieut. -Col. 1869, Col. 1877 (h. p. 1880), and Maj.-Gen. 1887; served in Crimean Campaign 185^ (medal with clasp), in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8, NicKLiy,Fleef-nffineerWiS:uua t D.S.O.; Central India (medal with two clasps), and in J ^ l844 . enterert R . N . l8 g 4 became Ch. En- command of 4th Batn. Rifle Brigade m Afghan- , g ; neer 1882, Staff-Engineer 1886, and Fleet- istan 1878-9 (C.B.); commanded RiHe Depot; Engineer 1890 ; served during Zulu War 1870 1883-7 J is a J.P. for Norfolk ; appointed to i in Euphrates " (medal), during Egyptian War command troops at Gibraltar 1888 : ;. 1886, 1882, present at Bombardment of Alexandria as Phy hs, da. of the Rev. Arthur George Sewallis , eng ; neer o f ' ' Beacon " (medal with clasp, bronze Shirley [see E. Ferrers, colls]. ; cr.C.E .1879. , star) in E _ Soudan ^ ch Engineer *J Tur . Gibraltar; Aylsham, Norfolk; United Ser- vice Club. NEWELL, William Homan, C.B., LL.D., el. son of the late John Newell, Esq., M.D., of Gowran, co. Kilkenny ; .1819; ed. at Kilkenny Coll., andatTrin. Coll., Dublin (LL.D. 1852); was successively Head Inspector, Ch. of In- spection of Irish National Schools, and Senior Sec. to Board of National Education in Ireland ; is a Commr. of National Education in Ireland, quoise," and with Upper Burmah Field Force 1885-6, present at bombardment of Minhla, occupation of Mandalay and expedition to Bhamo, as Ch. Engineer of Naval Brig, (twice mentioned in despatches); cr. D.S.O. 1887. NICOL, Henry, C.B. ; b. 1821 ; was Sup. of Treasury County Court Depart. 1860-91; cr. C.B. 1892. NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris, C.B., el. son of the late Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, G.C.M.G.; b. 1830 ; entered Audit Depart. 1848, and retired as Ch. Clerk 1890 ; conducted enquiries into Audit system in Trinidad, Jamaica, and Leeward Islands, and investigated accounts of and a J.P. for co. Carlow : m. ist, 1844, Harriet, da. of the late Acheson O'Brien, Esq., J.P. and D.L. of Drumsilla, Leitrim ; 2nd, 1882, Sarah, who d. 1885, widow of William Elliott, Esq., J.P. : 3rd, 1888, Elizabeth Wilson, da. of the late Rev. Francis William Grant, of Banff, N.B. ; cr. C.B. 1880. 22, Lansdowne Road, Dublin; University Club (Dublin). NEWMARCH, Maj.-Gen. Oliver Richard- son, C.S./.;l>. 1834 ; became Lieut.-Col. B.S.C. , XT and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1887; served i NlMMO, Maj.-Gen. Thomas Rose, C.B., the Havana Consulate 1878 : m. 1884, Hebe, da. of John Bishop, Esq. , of Camden Crescent, Bath, and widow of John Davison, Esq., of the India Office; cr. C.B. 1890. 10, Devonport Street, Hyde Park, W. ; Union Club. during Indian Mutiny i8s7 (medal); appointed Mil. Sec. in India Office 1889 ; cr. C.S.I. 1888. 8, Breckin Place, S. II'. ; United Service Club. NEWTON, Francis, C.M.G., third son of the late Francis Rodes Newton, Esq. ; b. 18 ; ed. at Rugby, and at Univ. Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1879, M.A. 1890); Bar. Inner Temple 1890; formerly Lieut. 3rd Batn. Hampshire Regt. and A.D.C. to Gov. and High Commr. of Cape of Good Hope ; was Private Sec. to Prime Minister of the Cape(SirT. Scanlen, K.C.M.G.) 1883-4, and to the Gov. (Sir H. G. R. Robin- son G.C.M.G.) 1884-6, Sec. to Mauritius Roy. Commn. 1886, and Acting Administrator and Ch. Magistrate, British Bechuanaland 1888-9, since when he has been Colonial Sec. and Re- ceiver-Gen, there : in. 18 , Henrietta Stra- chey, el. da. of the late Daniel Cloete, Esq., of Newlands, Capetown ; cr. C.M.G. 1892. Vryburg, British Bechuanaland ; 19, Ltnvndes Square, S. W. ; Arthur's Chib. NICHOLSON, Vice-Adm. Henry Frederick, C.B. ; b. 1835; entered R.N 1849; became Com. 1866, Capt. 1869, Rear-Adm. 1886, and Vice-Adm. 1892 ; served at bombardment of Alexandria and in Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp, bronze star) ; was a Naval A.D.C. to H.M. 1884-6, Sup. of Sheerness Dockyard 1885-6. and Com.-in-Ch., Cape of Good Hope and W. Coast of Africa 1890-92 ; sometime Vice-Pres. of Ordnance Committee ; cr. C.B. 1882. United Service Club. NICHOLSON, Col. William Gustavus, C.B., son of the late William Nicholson Nicholson, Esq., J.P.,- D.L. , of Roundhay Park, Yorks ; b. 1845 ; entered R.E. 1865, became Capt. 1878, Major 1881, Lieut.-Col. 1887, and Col. 1891 ; served during Afghan War 1878-80 (mentioned in despatches, medal with 3 clasps, bronze star, Brevet Major), with Egyptian Expedition 1882, present at battle of Tel-el-Kebir (medal with clasp, bronze star, 4th class Osmanieh), and with Burmah Expedition 1886-7, as A.A.G. at son of the late Robert Nimmo, Esq., M.D., of Auchinblain, Ayrshire ; b. 1831 ; entered Army 1849, became Capt. 1861 (Bom. S.C. 1866), Major 1869, Lieut.-Col. 1875, Col. 1880, and Maj.-Gen. 1890 ; served during Afghan War 1878-80 (severely wounded, twice mentioned in despatches, medal, Hon. A.D.C. to Viceroy of India) ; commanded Nusserabad Brig. 1885-6 : m. 1875, Rosanne Jane, da. of the late Capt. Henry Salmon, Bom. Cav. ; cr. C.B. 1891. 94, Sydney Place, Bath; East India United Service Club. NISBET, Col. Robert Parry, C.I.E. ; I. 1839 ; entered Bengal Infantry 1859, became Capt. B.S.C. 1871, Major 1879, Lieut.-Col. 1885, and Col. 1889 ; retired 1892 ; was Dep. Commr. Lahore 1873-7, ? U P- ^ l " e Hill States at Simla 1877-82, Officiating Commr. of Delhi Div. 1884, and of Derajat Div. and of Rawal Pindi Div. 1885, Officiating Commr. Peshawur Div. 1886, Commr. of Rawal Pindi Div. 1886-8, and British Resident in Kashmir 1888-92 ; Bar. Middle Temple 1872 : m. 18 , Anne Claxton, youngest da. of the late John Delap Wilson, Esq., of Milford, Hants ; cr. C.I.E. 1885. 138, Cromwell Road, S. W. ; United Service Club. NOBLE, Capt. Andrew, C.B., F.R.S., son of George Noble, Esq., formerly R.N. ; b. 1832; formerly Capt. R.A. ; was Sec. to Com- mittee on Rifled Cannon 1858, to Committee on Plates and Guns 1859, Assist. -Inspector of Ar- tillery 1859, and also Member of Ordnance Select Committee 1860 ; joined the firm of Sir W. G. Armstrong and Co. 1860 ; Member of Com- mittee of Explosives from its formation until dissolved in 1880 ; received Roy. Medal of Roy Society ; is a Knt. Com. of the Crown of Italy, and of Jesus Christ of Portugal, and a Com- panion of the Orders of Charles III. of Spain and the Rose of Brazil ; cr. C.B. 1881. Jesmond Dene House, Newcastle-on-Tync Nunnykirk, Morpcth ; Athenceuin Annya'ii Navy and Junior United Service Clubs. Headquarters (mentioned in despatches, medal NOEL, Tames Gambler, with clasp, Brevet Lt.-Col.); was A.A.G., Gainsborough, colls.]. C.B. [see E