70S KNIGHTAGE. 76,since whenhe has been consul ting Surg. ; was Officer of Health to City of London 1848-55, Medical Officer to Gen. Board of Health 1855-8, to Privy Council 1858-76, and to Local Govt. Board 1871-6, Pres. of Medical Teachers' Association 1867-8, and of Pathological So. 1866-8, Vice- Pres. of Royal Coll. of Surgeons 1876-8, and Pres. 1878-9, and Vice-Pres. of Roy. So. 1879-80; has been since 1876 (as Crown nominee) a member of Gen. Medi- cal Council ; appointed 1881 a member of Roy. Commn. of Inquiry with regard to the constitution of the Medical Profes- sion ; author of works in Physiology, Pathology, and Surgery, and (officially) in State Medicine : m. 1848, Jane, da. of Dep. -Corny. -Gen. Matthew Delaval O'Meara ; cr. C. B. 1876, K. C. B. 1887. 40, Kensington Square, W. ; Athenceum Club. SIMON, Sir John, only son of Isaac Simon, Esq., ofMontego Bay, Jamaica; b. 1818 ; ed. at Univ. Coll., London (LL.B. London Univ. 1841) ; Bar. Middle Temple 1842 ; cr. a Serjeant-at-Law 1864, | and received a patent of precedence 1868 ; a member of N. circuit, but has ceased to practice ; is a member of Council of the | Imperial Federation League ; canvassed j Nottingham 1866, but did not go to the i poll ; sat as M.P. for Dewsbury (L) 1868- ; 88 : m. 1843, Rachel, da. of S. K. Sala- , man, Esq., of London; cr. K.B. 1886. 36, Tavistock Square, W. C. ; Reform, Cobden Clubs. SIMPSON, Surg.-Gen. Sir Benjamin, K.C.l.E. ; b. 1831 ; ed. at Dublin Univ. (B. A. 18 ) ; entered Bengal Med. Depart. 1853, became Surg. 1864, Surg. -Major 1873, Brig. -Surg. 1879, Dep. Surg.-Gen. 1882, and Surg.-Gen. 1886 , retired 1890 ; formerly Sanitary Commr. to Govt. of India : 'm. 1859, Agnes Jane Sarah, el. da. of the late Brig. -Gen. Hugh Sibbald, C.B. ; cr. K.C.l.E. 1887. SIMPSON, Sir Henry Lunnon, son of George Simpson, Esq., of Windsor; b. 1842 ; was Mayor of Windsor 1887 ; Past Pres. of Roy. Coll. of Veterinary Surgs. ; is a J.P. for Windsor, and Veteri- nary Surg. to H.M. : m. 1865, Anna, only da. of the late Charles Ellis, Esq., of London ; cr. K.B. 1887. Gordon House, Windsor ; South Lea, Datchet, Bucks. SIVEWRIGHT, Sir James, K.C.M.G., son of William Sivewright, of Fochabers, Elginshire ; b. 1848 ; ed. at Aberdeen Univ. (M.A. 1866) : passed ist in com- petitive examinationfor Telegraph Depart, of India 1869 ; entered British Postal Telegraph Ser. 1870 ; was Sec. to So. of Telegraph Engineers 1875-7, and Gen. Manager of S. African Telegraphs 1877-85; joint author of "Text Book of Tele- graphy" (Longmans, 1876); elected M.L.A. for Griqualand, E. 1888 ; ap- pointed Commr. of Crown Lands and Public Works 1890 : m. 1880, Jennie, da. of George Page, Esq., of Bloemfontein, Orange Free State; cr. C.M.G. 1880; K.C.M.G. 1892. Redgate, Cape Town; Lawrensford, Somerset West, Cape of Good Hope. SMITH, Right Hon. Sir Archibald Levin, P. C. , only son of the late Francis Smith, Esq., J.P., of Salt Hill, Chichester ; b. 1836 ; ed. at Trin. Coll., Camb. (B.A, 1858) ; Bar. Inner Temple 1860 ; was Junior Counsel to Treasury 1878-83, and a Judge of High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Division) 1883-92, since when he has been a Lord Justice of Appeal : m. 1867, Isobel, el. da. of the late John Charles Fletcher, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Dale Park, Sussex ; cr. K.B. 1883, P.C. 1892. 66, Cadogan Square, S. W.; Salt Hill, Chichester ; Athenczum and Oxford and Cambridge Clubs. SMITH, Sir Cecil Clementi, G. C.M.G. , son of the Rev. J. Smith, late Rector of Buckhurst Hill, Essex ; b. 1840 ; ed. at St. Paul's Sch., and at Corpus Christi Coll., Camb. (B. A. 1862, M.A. 1868); elected Student Interpreter Hong Kong 1862 ; appointed Registrar-Gen, at Hong Kong 1865, Acting Police Magistrate 1865, Acting Colonial Sec. 1867, M.E.C. 1869, Treasurer 1871, and Acting Colonial Sec. 1872-73-74 and 75 ; was British Commr. to settle certain marine claims at Manila 1878, Colonial Sec. Straits Settlements 1878-85, Acting Gov. 1884-5, ar >d Lieut. - Gov. and Colonial Sec. of Ceylon 1885-7 ; is Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. of Straits Settle- ments, and H.M.'s High Commr. and Consul-Gen, for Borneo : m. 1869, Teresa, da. of the late Arthur Newcomen, Esq., of Kirkleatham Hall, Redcar ; cr. C.M.G. 1880, K.C.M.G. 1886, G. C.M.G. 1892. Government House, Singapore. SMITH, Col. Sir Charles Bean EUAN-,. K.C.B., C.S.I. ; b. 1842 ; entered Army 1859, became Capt. 1870, Major 1879, Lieut.-Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 ; retired 1889 ; served in Abyssinian Expedition 1867 (mentioried in despatches, medal) ; was Sec. to Sir F. Goldsmid's Special Mission to Persia 1870-72, Mil. Attache and Private Sec. to Sir Bartle Frere's Special Anti-Slave Trade Mission 1872- 4, First Assist. Resident at Hyderabad 1876-9, and Ch. Political Officer with Ghazni Field Force 1880, and with Sir F. Roberts' Force on march from Kabul to Kandahar 1880 (mentioned four times in despatches, medal with two clasps, bronze star, Brevet-Col.) ; formerly Resident at Oodeypore, and at Bhurtpore and Dhole- pore ; was H.M.'s Agent and Consul-Gen, at Zanzibar 1887-91, since when he nas been Envoy Extraor. and Min. Plen. tO' Morocco : m. 1877, Edith, da. of Col. Frederick Alexander, R.A. ; cr. C.S.I. 1872, C.B. 1889, K.C.B. 1890. British Legation, Tangier ; Garrick, Turf, St. James's, and United Service Clubs. SMITH, Col. Sir Charles ROLLED-,. K.C.M.G., C.B., son of the late Charles
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