dilly, W. ; Carlton, United Service, and Marlborough Clubs. EWART, Gen. Sir John Alexander, K.C.B., son of the late Lieut. -Gen. John ] Frederick Ewart, C. B. , and grandson of I the late Joseph Ewart, Esq. , sometime British Ambassador at Berlin ; b. 1821 ; ' ed. at Roy. Mil. Coll. , Sandhurst ; entered : Array 1838, became Capt. 1848, Major i 1854, Lieut.-Col. 1855, Col. 1859, Maj.- | Gen. 1868, Lieut. -Gen. 1877, and Gen. 1884 ; was Col. ist Batn. Duke of Edin- burghs (Wiltshire Regt.) 1883-4, since! when he has been Col. 2nd Batn. Gordon Highlanders ; served with 93rd High- ' landers throughput Eastern Campaign 1854-6 (medal with four clasps, Legion of ! Honour, 5th class Medjidie and Turkish and Sardinian medals), in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (mentioned in des- patches, medal with clasp, wounded at j Lucknow, and left arm shot off at Cawn- pore) ; commanded 78th Highlanders i 1859-64, and Allahabad Div. 1877-9 : was 1 an A.D.C. to H.M. 1859-72; is aJ.P. for ] Staffordshire : m. 1858, Frances, who </. j 1873, da. of Spencer Stone, Esq., of Cal- lingwood Hall, Stafford; cr. C.B. 1858, ; K.C.B. 1887. Craigcleuch, Langholm, Dumfriesshire; United Service arid Scot- ; fish Conservative Clubs. FAIRBAIRN, Sir Andrew, son of the late Sir Peter Fairbairn ; b. 1828 ; ed. at Geneva, at Glasgow, and at St. Peter's Coll., Camb. (B.A., 37th Wrangler 1850, M.A. 1853) ; Bar. Inner Temple 1852 ; is Chm. of engineering firm of Fairbairn, Naylor, Macpherson and Co. (Limited), at Leeds, a J.P. and D.L. for W. Riding of York, and a J . P. for Leeds ; formerly Capt. Yorkshire Hussar Yeo. Cav., and Major 7th W. York Rifle Vol. ; was a member of Executive Committee of Leeds Exhibition of Fine Arts 1868, Mayor of Leeds 1866-7 and 1867-8, and Chin. of| Leeds School Board 1871-8; unsuccessfully contested Leeds 1868, and Knaresborough (Z.) 1874 ; sat as M.P. for E. Div. of W. Riding of York 1880-5, and for Otley Div. of E. part of W. R. of York 1885-6, when he was defeated ; was a Royal Commr. of Paris Exhibition 1878, a Vice-Pres. of International Railway Congress held at Brussels 1885 (Com. of Order of Leopold of Belgium), Pres. of ist Section of Inter- 1 national Railways Congress held at Paris 1889 (Com. of Legion of Honour), and High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1892 : m. 1862, j Clara Frederica, da. of Sir John Lambton i Loraine, loth Bart.; cr. K..B. 1868. 47, ' Brook Street, W. ; Askham Grange, York ; Villa Trois Fontaines, Biarritz ; Brooks . <, Boodle's, United University, Reform, St. ' James's, Marlborough, Hitrlingliam, and Yorkshire Clubs. FANK, Hon. Sir Spencer Cecil Bra- j bazon PONSONBY-, K.C.B. [see E. Bess- borough]. FANNING, Sir Rowland Francis KNIGHTS. 643 Nichol, son of John Fanning, Esq., of Drogheda ; b. 1830 ; formerly Dep. Insp. - Gen. Roy. Irish Constabulary ; is a J. P. for co. Wicklow : m. 18 , Mary Anna, da. of Thomas Stan ton, Esq., of Clonmel ; cr. K.B. 1886. Dalmore, Bray, co. Wick- low ; Hibernian United Service and Royal St. George Yacht Clubs. FANSHAWE, Adm. Sir Edward Gennys.G. C. 5., son of the late Lieut.-Gen. Edward Fanshawe, C.B., R.E. ; b. 1814 ; entered R.N. 1828, became Com. 1841, Capt. 1845, Rear-Adm. 1863, Vice Adm. 1870, and Adm. 1876 ; retired 1879 ; served on coast of Syria 1840 (Syrian and Turkish medals and clasp) ; present at destruction of Malludu, Borneo, 1845 (mentioned in despatches), commanded H.M. ss. "Cossack" and Hastings" in Baltic during Crimean War (medal) ; was a Lord of the Admiralty 1865-6, Adm. Sup. of Malta Dockyard 1868-70, Com.- in-Ch. on N. American and W. In- dian Station 1870-3, Pres. of Royal Naval Coll., Greenwich, 1876-8, and Com.-in-Ch. at Portsmouth 1878-9 : m. 1843, J ane > sister of ist Viscount Cardwell (ext.) ; cr. C.B. 1871, K.C.B. 1881, G.C.B. 1887. 74, Cromwell Road, S. W. ; United Service Club. FARMER, Sir William, son of the late Samuel Farmer, Esq., of Moor Hall, Worcestershire ; b. 1832 ; ed. privately ; resided in Sydney, N. S. Wales 1849-74 ' for three years a lay member of the first Diocesan Synod of Australia ; was Sheriff of London 1890-91; is one of H.M.'s Lieuts. for City of London, an Australian Merchant in London, of48, Aldermanbury, E.C., and a Member of the London Com- mittee of Sydney Lloyd's : ;. 1864, Martha, da. of the late Thomas Perkins, Esq., of Droitwich ; cr. K.B. 1691. Cowort/i Park, Sunningdale, Berks. FARRER, Sir William James [see Farrer, Bart.]. FARQUHAR, Adm. Sir Arthur, K.C.B., son of Rear-Adm. Sir Arthur Farquhar, K.C.B., K.C.H. ; b. 1815 ; ed. at Aberdeen; entered R.N. 1829, became Com. 1844, Capt. 1849, Rear-Adm. 1866, Vice-Adm. 1873, and Adm. 1878 ; retired 1880 ; served at bombardment of Acre 1840 (English and Turkish medals), and against pirates in Borneo 1849 ; was Com.-in-Ch. on Pacific Station 1869-73, an d at Devon- port 1878-80 ; isa D.L. and J. P. for Aber- deenshire : m. 1851, Ellen, da. of S. P. Rickman, Esq. ; cr. K.C.B. 1886. Drum- na-gesk, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire ; United Service Club. FAWCETT, Hon. Sir (John) Henry, K.C.M.G., el. son of John Fawcett, Esq., of Petterill Bank, Cumberland ; b. 1831 ; ed. at Rugby, and at Trin. Hall, Camb (B.L. 1854); Bar. Middle Temple 1857 ; was a revising barrister 1866 ; contested Cockermouth (C) 1874 ; was Vice-Consul and Assist. Judge of Supreme Consular
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