The Times/1896/Honours/Clements Robert Markham

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Knighthood: Clements Robert Markham  (1896) 

Source: The Times, Wednesday, May 20, 1896; Issue 34895; pg. 11; col F and pg. 12; col B — Birthday Honours.

page 11; col F
The Queen has been pleased to approve the following promotions in and appointments to the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (Civil Division) :—
To be K.C.B.Clements Robert Markham, Esq. C.B. (president of the Royal Geographical Society).
page 12; col B
Mr. Clements Robert Markham, C.B., F.R.S. who is promoted to K.C.B., was born in 1830. He has been president of the Royal Geographical Society since 1893; he served in the expedition in search of Franklin in 1850-51; introduced chinchona cultivation into India; was Assistant Secretary in the India Office from 1868 to 1877; and was appointed president of the Hakluyt Society in 1890.

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