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104 NOTES BY THE WAY.
. 1894, June 19th (Earl of Rosebery).
Daughters of MlSS ROSALIND HAWKER AND MlSS JULIOT HAWKEB. the Rev. Stephen " In consideration of the literary merits of their late father,
Hawker. the Rev. Stephen Hawker. 50Z."
Rev. Robert Stephen Hawker ; born December 3rd, 1803 ; died August 15th, 1875 (' Chambers's Biographical Dictionary ').
1895, January 8th (Earl of Rosebery).
Sisters of MlSS HESTER PATER JLND MlSS CLARA PATER,
Walter Pater. j n cons ideration of the literary merits of their late brother,
Mr. Walter Pater. 100Z."
Walter Pater ; born August 4th, 1839 ; educated at King's School, Canterbury ; first wrote for The, Westminster Review, January, 1857 ; obituary notice in The Athenceum, August 4th, 1894.
1895, January 26th (Earl of Rosebery). Widow of MRS. MARIE EUGENIE HAMERTON.
Hamerton " In consideration of the literary merits of her late husband,
Mr. P. G. Hamerton. 100Z."
Philip Gilbert Hamerton ; born September 10th, 1834 ; died November 6th, 1894. See ' Chambers's Biographical Dictionary.'
1895, February 26th (Earl of Rosebery).
MR ' WlLLIAM WATSON.
" In consideration of the merit of his poetical works. 100?." Born August 2nd, 1858 ; first verses appeared in The Liverpool Argus, 1875 ; collected poems published 1898 (' Who 's Who,' 1901).
1895, May 16th (Earl of Rosebery). Widow of MRS. EDITH L. PEARSON.
CharlesHenry Pearson. In consideration of the literary merits of her late husband,
Mr. Charles Henry Pearson. 100?."
Charles Henry Pearson (1830-94), Colonial Minister and historian. He prophesied the Yellow Peril (' D.N.B.,' vol. xliv.).
1897, June 2nd (Marquis of Salisbury). Mrs - MRS. ELIZABETH DICKENS.
Dickens. " In consideration of the literary eminence of the late Mr.
widow of Charles Dickens, and of the straitened circumstances in which she
TvL ar e fi has been left by the death of her husband, Mr. Charles Dickens, uiCKens tne irwV"
younger. uun. luut.
Mrs. Dickens died on the 18th of April, 1907. ' D.N.B.,' vol. xv.