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474 DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. ROBINSON, Creation 1854, of Beverley House, Toronto. Sir JAMES LUKIN ROBINSON, 2nd Baronet; b. March 27th, 1818 ; s. his father, Sir JOHN BEVERLEY, C.B., 1863 ;. Bar. Middle Temple 1843 : m. 1845, Elizabeth, da. of John Arnold, Esq., formerly of Halstead, near Sevenoaks. and after- wards of Toronto, and has issue. ^rms Per chevron vert and azure, on a chevron nebu'.y, between three stags tnppant or, a unicorn's head couped between two cinquefoils of the first. Crtst A stag trippant or, semee of lozenges azure, resting the dexter fore-foot on a millrind sable. Residence Toronto, Canada. Son living FREDERICK ARNOLD, b. Nov. gth, 1855. Daughters living Marion Louisa : m. 1883, Francis Osmund Cayley, Esq. [see Cayley, Bart., colls.]. Residence, Toronto, Canada. Julia Margaret Adelaide. Brothers living Hon. John Beverley, /'. 1821 ; Bar. Upper Canada 1844 ; Fropere et provide. elected Mayor of Toronto city 1856 ; sat for Toronto in Canadian Parlia- Quickly and cautiously. ment 1858-63, for Algoma in House of Commons (Canada) 1872-4, and for City of Toronto 1876-80 ; was Pres. of N. Railroad of Canada for thirteen years, Pres. of Executive Council of Canada 1862, and Lieut.-Gov. of Province of Ontario 1880-7 : "* 1847, Mary Jane, who d. 1892, da. of the late Hon. Christopher Alexander Hagerman, Judge of Queen's Bench, Canada, and has issue living, John Beverley, b. 1848 : m. 1873, Margaret, who d. 1875, da. of the Hon. James M'Donell, and has issue living, Margaret Mary, Strachan Napier, b. 1849, Christopher Conway (of Aurora, Ontario), b. 1853 '< ' s a Barrister, Solicitor and Convey- ancer : ;. 1880, Jane, da. of Norman MacLeod, Esq., of Drynoch, near Toronto, and has issue living, John Beverley b. 1885, Norman Macleod Beverley b. 1887, Minnie Marguerite Beverley, Kathleen Augusta Beverley, Caroline Minnie : m. 1881, Capt. William Forsyth Grant, Augusta Louisa. Residence, Sleepy Hollow, Toronto, Canada. Clubs, Toronto, Albany. Christopher, b. 1828 ; is a Barrister and Q.C. : in. 1879, Elizabeth, da. of the Hon. J. B. Plumb, of Niagara, Canada, and ha* issue living, Christopher Charles, b. 1883, John Beverley, /'. 1884, Duncan Strachan, b. 1886, Christobel. Residence, Beverley House, Toronto, Canada. Charles Walker, C.B., b. 1836; is Col (formerly Rifle Brig.) Comdg. Troops in Mauritius ; was A.A.G., Aldershot 1884-9, ar) d Assist. Mil. Sec. to Com.-in-Ch. 1890-92 ; served in Indian Mutiny campaign 1858 (medal with clasp), in Ashanti war 1873-4 (medal with clasp), and in Zulu war 1879 (medal with clasp) ; C.B. 1887 : in. 1884, Margaret Frances, da. of Gen. Sir Archibald Alison, G.C.B., 2nd baronet, and has i>sue living, Joan Emma Beverley, b. 1892. Residences, Commandant's House, Port Louis, Mauritius ; to. Hyde Park Gate, S.W. Club, Army and Navy. Sister living Augusta Anne : m. 1844, James M'Gill Strachan, Esq., formerly Capt. 68th Foot, who d. 1870. Residence, Toronto. This family is descended from Christopher Robinson, of Cleasby, Yorkshire, who emigrated t& Virginia about 1670, and was elder brother of the Rt. Rev. John Robinson, Ambassador to Sweden 1683-1708, Bishop of Bristol and London 1710-23, and First Plenipotentiary at the Congress of Utrecht 1713. The ist baronet, Sir John Beverley, C.B., D.G.L. of Oxford, having served as a Volunteer in the war of 1812 with America, was admitted to the Bar in Canada and at Lincoln's Inn, and was subsequently (1829-62) Chief Justice of Upper Canada, and for many years member for the town of York and Speaker of the Legislative Council in the Old Province of Upper Canada. ROBINSON, Creation 1891. Right Hon. Sir HERCULES GEORGE ROBERT ROBINSON, P. C., G.C.M.G., ist Baronet, son of the late Adm. Hercules Robinson ; b. Dec. iQth, 1824; ed. at Roy. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; served some time in Syth Royal Irish Fusiliers, and retired 1846 ; held civil appointments in Ireland 1846-52 : ap- pointed Pres. of Montserrat 1854. Lieut.-Gov. of St. Chris- topher's and the Leeward Islands 1855, and Acting-Gov.-in-Ch. of Leeward Islands 1859; was Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of Hong- Kong 1859-65, Principal Commr. to inquire into financial con- dition of Straits Settlements 1863, Gov.. Com.-in-Ch. and Vice- Adm. of Ceylon 1865-72, Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of N.S. Wales 1872-9, employed on special service in connection with cession of Fiji Islands to Great Britain 1874, Gov. of New Zealand 1879-80, and Gov. of the Cape of Good Hope, and H.M.'s High Commr. for S. Africa 1880-89; was principal Commr. on Transvaal Commn. 1881, and specially employed to inquire into- the affairs of the Colony of Mauritius 1886; is a J.P. for co. Kildare; K.B. 1859, K.C.M.G. 1869, G.C.M.G. 1875, P.C. 1883: m. 1846, the Hon. Nea Arthur Ada Rose d'Amour Annesley, da. of loth Viscount Valentia, and has issue. Legi, regi, fidus.