The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Islington, Lord, John Poynder Dickson-Poynder
Islington, Lord, (Dickson-Poynder) John Poynder Dickson-Poynder, P.C., K.C.M.G., (1911), D.S.O., (by first marriage) of the late Rear Admiral Dickson, C.B.; 6th s. of 2nd Baronet: b. 1866; succeeded to Baronetcy, 1884. educ: at , and at Christ Church, Oxford; assumed the additional surname and arms of Poynder, 1888; patron of two livings; Chairman, Board of Trade Arbtiration Court; Hon: Lieutenant in the Army, and a Knight of justice of Order of St. John of Jerusalam in England; Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion Royal Scots (Lothion Regiment), and Major and Hony L. Col, Royal Yeamonry; served in South Africa with his Battalion, 1909 ( D.S.O.); Member, Royal Commission on London Traffic, 1904; Member, Royal Commission on Trade Relations between Canada and West Indies, 1909-10; elected M.P. for Wilts N.W., or Chippenham (c), 1892; re-elected, October 1900 Baron Islington, of Islington Co. London (peerage of United Kingdom), 1910; President, Royal Public Services Commission, India, 1912. Address: Government House, Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand. Seats, Hartham, . Clubs: Turf, Marlborough, Brookes.