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COMPANIONAGE. 843 Esq., of 84, Cadogin Square, S.W. ; b. 1850; entered Diplo. Ser. 1876 ; appointed attache at St. Petersburg 1877, promoted to 3rd Sec. 1878, and transferred to Constantinople 1879 ; was Acting Consul-Gen, in E. Roumelia May 1880 to April 1881 ; appointed 2nd Sec. at Teheran 1881 ; from Dec. 1882 to April 1883 employed on special service to inquire into the condition of Khorassan ; has received allowances for know- ledge of Russian, Persian, and Turkish Ian- , guages, and has passed an examination in Public ' Law ; became a 2nd Sec. 1881 ; was an Assist. Commr. for demarcation of N.W. boundary of Afghanistan 1884-5 ; formerly Lieut. 2nd Brig. Lancashire Div. R.A. ; was Acting Agent and Consul-Gen, in Bulgaria July to Sep. 1886, Charge d' Affaires in Roumania 1887, and and Sec. at Vienna 1887-8, when he was transferred to Paris ; nominated to 3rd class Osmanieh by the Sultan, but was not allowed to receive the decoration; cr. C.M.G. 1881, C.B. 1884. British Embassy, Paris ; Marlborongh, St. James's, Wellington, find Beefsteak Clubs. STEPHEN, Col. FitzRoy, C.B. ; b. 1835 ; entered Rifle Brig. 1855, became Capt. 1864, Major 1879, Lieut. -Col. 1882, and_ Col. 1886; retired 1890; served during Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (medal with clasp), in N.W. Frontier of India Campaign 1863 (medal with clasp), and during Afghan War 1878 (mentioned in de- spatches, medal with clasp); was Inspector and Adj. E. Indian Railway Vol. 1869-73 : cr. C.B. 1889. A rmy and Navy Club. STEPHENS, Maj.-Gcn. Adolphus Hagger- | ston, C.B., son of A. Stephens, Esq. ; b. 1835 ; entered 4oth Regt. 1851 ; became Capt. Rifle Brig. 1855, Major 1868, Lieut. -Col. 1874 (h.p. 1878), Col. 1879. and Maj.-Gen. 1889 ; retired 1892 ; served during Crimean War 1855, present at siege and fall of Sevastopol (medal with clasp, Turkish medal), during Indian Mutiny 1857-8, present at siege and capture of Lucknow (medal with clasp), and in Ashantee War 1874 (wounded, mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp); was A.D.C. to Com.-in-Ch. 1878-89 ; cr. C.B. 1887. 2, Carlisle Place, Victoria. Street, S. W. STEPHENSON, Rear-Adm. Henry Fred- erick, C.B., son of the late Henry Frederick Stephenson, Esq. ; b. 1842; entered R.N. 1855, became Com. 1868, Capt. 1875, and Rear-Adm. 1890 ; served in Black Sea during Crimean War 1854-5 (medal with clasp, and Turkish medal), in China Expedition 1857 (medal with clasp), with Naval Brig, during Indian Mutiny Cam- paign 1857-8 (medal), and in command of "Heron" gun-boat on Canadian Lakes during Fenian disturbances 1866 ; was Capt. H.M.S. "Discovery" in Arctic Expedition 1875-6 (medal); commanded H.M.S. "Carysfort" during Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal, bronze star, and ?rd class Osmanieh) ; was a Naval A.D.C. to H.M. 1888-90; has been an Equerry to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales since 1878; appointed to command Pacific Squadron 1892 ; cr. C.B. (civil) 1876, and (military) 1889. 9, The Mansion, Albany, Piccadilly, ]V. ; United Service and Marlborongh Clubs. STEVENS, Frederick William, C.I.E., son of Matthew Stevens, Esq., of Lansdown, Bath ; b. 1847 ; ed. at Gram. Sch. and Com- petitive Coll., Bath; entered Public Works Department, India, 1867 ; services lent by Govt. to Great Indian Peninsula Railway Co. 1877-84, when he retired from Civil Ser., but remained in service of Railway Co. until 1888 ; is a J.P. for Bombay, a Fellow of Bombay Univ., a Fellow of Roy. Institute of British Architects, an A.M. I.C. E., and an Architect and Civil Engineer : in. 1872, Mary Elizabeth, da. of Henry Bray, Esq., of Brighton ; cr. C.I.E. 1889. Nepcan Road, Malabar Hill, Bombay ; Byculla and Royal Bombay Yacht (Bombay) Clubs. STEVENSON, Col. Thomas Rennie, C.B., son of the late N. Stevenson, Esq., of Braid- wood, Lanarkshire ; b. 1841 ; entered Army 1861, became Major 1871, Lieut. -Col. 1877, and Col. 1881 (h.p. 1892) ; formerly Lieut.-Col. Comdt. ist Batn. Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), with which he served in Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp and mentioned in despatches); commanded 26th and ?ist Regimental Dists. 1887-92 : m. 1870, Isabella, da. of the late J. Banks Friend, Esq. ; cr. C.B. 1882. Army and Navy, and United Ser- vice Clubs. STEWARD, Maj.-Gen. Edward Harding, C.M.G., son of the late Samuel Steward, Esq. ; b. 1835 ; entered R.E. 1854, became Lieut-Col, (retired) 1883, and Maj.-Gen. i8- ; servedduring. S. African War 1879 (medal) ; employed 1865-791 at War Office in connection with the defences of the Empire, its Colonies and Dependencies ; was Comdt. of Colony of Natal 1880, since when he has been military adviser to Agents-Gen, of Victoria, N. S. Wales, S. Australia, Queens- land, Tasmania, and New Zealand : in. 1862, Jessie, da. of the late H. Baskerville, Esq., of Oxford; cr. C.M.G. 1887. Army and Navy and Untied Set vice Clubs. STEWART, Col. Charles Edward, 'C.B. f C.I.E., C.M.G. [see E. Galloway, colls.]. STEWART, Charles Henry, C.M.G., son of the late Capt. James Stewart of the Ceylon Rifles; b. 1824 ; Advocate of Ceylon 1846, and Bar. of Lincoln's Inn 1863 ; appointed. Dep. Queen's Advocate at Jaffna 1845 and at Kandy 1848, Dep. Queen's Advocate and a Law Officer of the Crown for the Island 1852, Acting Dist. Judge of Colombo 1860, Acting 2nd Puisne Judge of Supreme Court 1864, a Puisne Justice 1867, Senior Puisne Justice 1867, and Acting Ch. Justice 1875 and 1877 ; retired 1879 : m. 1856, Helen Margaret, who d. 1892, el. da. of the late T. McKenzie, Esq., of Dundonnell, Ross- shire ; cr. C.M.G. 1877. 49, Queen's Gardens, W. STEWART, Maj.-Gen. George, C.B., son of the late Major William Murray Stewart, H.E.I. C.S., of Ardvorlich, N.B. ; b. 1839; entered Bengal Army 1856, became Capt- B.S.C. 1868, Major 1876, Lieut-Col. 1879, Col. 1883, and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1887; served dur- ing Indian Mutiny 1857-8, present at capture of Lucknow (mentioned in despatches, medal with two clasps), in China War 1860 (mentioned in despatche medal with two clasps), in N.W. Frontier of India Campaign 1863 (medal with two clasps), with Jowaki Expedition 1878 (men- tioned in despatches, medal with two clasps), and in Afghan Wai 1878-80, present at capture of Ali Musjid (mentioned in despatches, medal with two clasps) : in. 1881, Mary, da. of J. Monteath Douglas, Esq.; cr. C.B. 1887. East India United Service Club. STEWART, Col. James Calder, C.B., son of the late Duncan Stewart, Esq., Esq., M.D., H.E.I.C.S. ; b. 1840; entered Bengal Army 1857, became Capt. B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1869, Major 1877, Lieut.-Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 ; served during Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (medal with clasp), with Jowaki Expedition 1877-8- (medal with clasp), during Afghan War 1878-80 (twice mentioned in despatches, medal with two clasps, Brevet Lt.-Col.), and with Burmah Ex- pedition 1887-8 (two clasps) ; cr. C.B. 1891. Naval and Military Club. STEWART, Col. John, C.I.E., son of the late MajorWilham Murray Stewart,H. E.I. C.S., of Ardvorlich, N.B. ; b. 1833; ed. at St.