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Commons on moving the Vote for the Purchase of the Khedive's Shares in the Suez Canal, Feb. 14, 1876. With a note on the Finan- cial Condition of the Country.'* Sir S. Northcote, who is a Magis- trate and Deputy-Lientenant for Devonshire, and an Elder Brother of the Trinity House, married in 1843 Cecilia, daughter of Thomas Farrer, Esq., of Lincoln's Inn.

NORTHUMBERLAND (Duke of), Thb Most Noblb Algernon GEORaE Percy, is the eldest surviv- ing son of George, late Duke, by his marriage with Louisa Harconrt, third daughter of the late Hon. James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, and sister of the first Lord Wham- cliffe. He was born in 1810, and was educated at Eton and at St. John's College, Cambridge, of which University he was created a Doctor of Laws in 1842. He served for some years in the Grenadier Guards, from which he retired with the rank of Captain. He first entered Par- liament as M.P. for the borough of Beeralston (disfranchised under the first Reform Act), and represented the northern division of Northum- berland in the Conservative interest from 1852 down to 1865. He held office in 1858-9, first as a Lord of the Admiralty, and afterwards as Vice-President of the Board of Trade. He was appointed Lord Privy Seal, on the Earl of Beacons- field resigning that office, in Feb. 1878. In Aug. of that year he was appointed to preside over the Royal Commission, which had been charged with conducting an inquiry into the Parochial Charities of the City of London. He went out of office with his party in April, 1880. His Grace is President of the Royal Institution, and Hon. Colonel of the Northumberland Militia; and he was created an honorary D.C.L. of Oxford in 1870. He married in 1845 Louisa, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Henry Drummond, M.P., of Albury-park, Surrey, NORTON (Lord), The Right

Hon. Sir Charles Bowter Ad-' DERLEY, K.C.M.G., eldest son of the late Charles Clement Adderley, Esq . „ of Hams Hall, Warwickshire, and Norton, Staffordshire, by Anna Maria, daughter of the late Sir Edmund Crs^ock-Hartopp, was born in Aug. 1814, and educated at Christ's Church, Oxford, of which he was a gentleman commoner, and where he graduated B.A. in 1838. He was elected in the Conservative interest in 1841, to represent the Northern division of Staffordshire. Mr. Adderley was President of the Board of Health and Vice-President of the Committee of the Privy Council on Education under Lord Derby's second administration of 1858-9, and Under-Secretary for the Colonies under Lord Derby's third administration (July 1866 to Dec. 1868). He is a Trustee of Rugby School and Chairman of the Royal Sanitary Commission. In 1869 he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. On the return of the Con- servatives to power in Feb. 1874, he was appointed President of the Board of Trade. Sir Charles Ad- derley took an active part in the establishment of colonial self- government and in the introduc- tion of reformatory institutions, and is the author of pamphlets on edu- cation and penal discipline, and of works on other subjects connected with colonial interests. He resigned the office of President of the Board of Trade in April, 1878, when he was raised to the peerage of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Norton, of Norton-on-the- Moors, in the county of Stafford. His lordship presided at the meet- ing of the Social Science Associa- tion held at Cheltenham in Oct. 1878. He married, in 1842, Julia Anne Eliza Leigh, eldest daxighter of Chandos, first Lord Leigh. NORWICH, Bishop of. {See