1924 Honours List

Exeter and Plymouth Gazette – Tuesday 01 January 1924
HONOURS For New Year.

THREE PEERS CREATED AND TEN BARONETS.

Plymouth Knight. The following lists of New Year’s honours were issued last night:

NEW PEERS.
TO BE VISCOUNT.

James Lyle Baron Inchcape, G.C.M.G., etc.

BARONS.
Sir Frederick Geo. Banbury, Bart., M.P.
Sir Charles John Darling.
Col. Sir Herbert Merton Jessel,, Bart.

PRIVY COUNCILLORS.

Hon. Henry Burton, K.C., Minister of Finance, Union of South Africa.
Frederick Henry Baron Colwyn.
Sir George Ambrose Lloyd.
Ronald John Macneill, Esq., M.P., Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs since October, 1922.
Major Edward Earl Winterton, M.P., Under-Secretary for India since October, 1922.

BARONETS.

Henry Strother Cautlev, Esq., K.C., M.P.
Major Herbert Robin Cayser, M.P.
Sir Thomas Willes Chitty, Senior Master King’s Bench Division and King’s Rembrancer.
Gilbert Wheaton Fox, Esq.
Sir Donald Macalister, President of the General Medical Council.
Sir John Paget Mellor, late Procurator-General and Solicitor to the Treasury.
John de Fonblanque Pennefather, Esq., M.P.
John Cecil Power, Esq., for public services.
Sir Lewis Richardson, for services rendered to the Union of South Africa.
Thomas Cato Worsfold, Esq., M.A., LL.D.

KNIGHTS.

Ernest King Allen, Esq., Assistant Public Trustee.
Herbert Austin, Esq., Clerk of the Central Criminal Court. Alderman Albert Ball. J.P.
Henry Wm. Russell Bencraft, Esq., L.R.C.P., Edin.
Col. Joseph Alfred Bradney. Byron Br well, Esq., M.D., etc., for services to medicine.
Leonard James Coates, Esq., member of the Liquidation Board. Archibald Craig, Esq.
Benjamin Scaife Gott, Esq., for services to Education.
Walter Lawrence, Esq.
Thomas Harry Mottcram, Esq., Chief Inspector of Mines.
Hugh Murray, Esq., Assistant Forestry Commissioner for England and Wales.
William George Rio, Esq.
Charles Claxton Sanderson. Esq., Controller of the London Postal Service.
Robert Forsyth Scott, Esq., M. A.
William George Turner, Esq., Lord Mayor of Belfast.
Arthur Watson, Esq., General Manager London, Midland, and Scottish Railway.
White, Esq., Chief Master the Supreme Court, Chancery Division.
Alderman John Frederick Winnicott.
Frederick Wise, Esq., M.P.

ORDER OF THE BATH. KNIGHT GRAND CROSS

Air Chief Sir Hough Montague Trenchard.

KNIGHTS COMMANDERS.

Lieut.-Gen. Sir Joseph John Asser, Governor Bermuda.
Lieut.-Gen. Sir William Leishman, Director-General Army Medical Service.
Major-Gen. Sir James Marshall Stewart, Indian Army (retired pay).
Colonel (formerly Brigadier-General) William Bromley – Davenport. Late Territorial Army Reserve, Staffordshire Yeomanry.
Air Vice-Marshal Oliver Swann.
Rear-Admiral the Hon. Douglas Edward Harry Boyle. Engineer Vice-Admirai Robert Bland Dixon.

STAR OF INDIA.

KNIGHT GRAND COMMANDER.

Gen. Henry Seymour Baron Rawlinson of Trent, Commander-in-Chief in India.

KNIGHTS COMMANDERS.

Charles Alexander Innes, Esq., member of the Governor-General’s Executive Council
General Sir Claud William Jacob, Chief the General Staff, India.

ORDER OF INDIAN EMPIRE.

KNIGHT GRAND COMMANDER.

Maharaja Sir Bijay Chand Mahtab Bahadur of Burdwan, Vice-President, Council of the Governor of Bengal.

KNIGHTS COMMANDERS.

Arthur Rowland Knapp, Esq., member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Madras.
Hugh Lansdown Stephenson, Esq., member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Bengal.
Reginald Arthur Mant, Esq., member of the Executive Council of the Governor of the Punjab.
Maung Kin, Esq., member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Burma.
Bhupendra Nath Metra, Esq., Military Finance Adviser, Government of India.
Nawab Muhammed Muzamonel Ullah Khan Khan Bahadur of Bhikampur, United Provinces.

ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER,

KNIGHT GRAND CROSS.

Right Hon. Anthony Earl of Shaftesbury.

KNIGHTS COMMANDER.

Archibald Douglas Baron Blythswood.
Sir Humphreys Harrison. Surgeon Lieut.-Col.
Sir Warren Crooke-Lawless Major-Gen.
George Darell Jeffreys.

The conferment of a barony upon Sir Frederick Banbury will create a Parliamentary vacancy in the City London, for which constituency he was first elected 1906. At the last election Sir Frederick and Mr. E. C. Grenfell were returned unopposed. Lord Inchcape, who becomes Viscount, is well-known merchant and Chairman the P. and O. Steamship Company. He has served on innumerable Government Committees, was a member of the “Geddes Axe” Committee, and was Chairman of the Indian Retrenchment Committee, which reported last year.

Sir Charles Darling is the well-known Judge, who recently retired after 26 years’ service on the Bench. The other new peer, Sir Herbert Jessell, is a son of a former Master the Rolls. He was for some years a London Unionist member, and has been London Whip at the Unionist Central Office since 1920.

Dr. Bencraft, one of the new Knights, was captain of Hampshire Cricket Club for some years. Alderman Winnicott, another new Knight, is a former Mayor of Plymouth. Colonel Bradney is Chairman of Monmouthshire Territorial Force Association. Dr. Dramwell is a well-known Edinburgh physician. Mr. Scott is Master of St. John’s College, Cambridge. Mr. Archibald Craig belongs to Glasgow. Major Cayzer,one of the new Baronets, is Conservative member for Portsmouth South. First elected for the Division in 1918, he resigned soon after the 1922 General Election, and Colonel Leslie Wilson was elected to the vacancy. Major Cayzer was re-elected last month. Dr. Worsfold, another new Baronet, formerly represented the Mitcham Division of Surrey. He retired early in 1923, when Sir A. Griffith-Boscawen stood for the seat and was defeated.

COLONIAL OFFICE LIST.

PRIVY COUNCILLOR.

Hon. Henry Burton, KC., Minister of Finance, Union South Africa. BARONET.
Sir Lewis Richardson, in recognition of services rendered the Union of South Africa.

ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE

K.C.M.G.

Alexander Ransford Slater, Esq., Governor of Sierra Leone. Hon. Littleton Ernest Groom, Attorney-General and member of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth Australia Rowland Dunstan, Esq., for services as Director of the Imperial Institute.

KNIGHTS BACHELOR.

Lewis Cohen, Esq., Lord Mayor of Adelaide, South Australia. Henry Lindo Ferguson, Esq., M.D., of the Faculty of Medicine, Otago University, New Zealand.
John George Fraser, Esq., Government Agent, Western Province, Ceylon. David James Galloway, Esq., M.D., member of Executive and Legislative Councils of the Straits Settlements.
Hon. John McWhae, Agent-Genera! London for the State Victoria. Hon. Arthur Mielziner Myers, formerly Minister of Customs and Munitions, and for many years member the House of Representatives New Zealand.
Sydney Charles King Farlow Nettleton, Esq., Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Bahama Islands.
Joseph John Nunan, Esq.. Attorney-General, British Guiana. Lieut.-Col. William Thomas Prout, one of the Medical Advisers to the Colonial Office.
Robert Rutherford, Esq., Chairman of the West India Committee. Ronald Storrs, Esq., District Governor of Jerusalem.
Herbert John Taylor, Esq., for services under the British South Africa Company’s Administration of Southern Rhodesia as Chief Native Commissioner.
John Vicars, Esq., of the City of Sydney, in recognition of his services to the Commonwealth of Australia.

FOREIGN OFFICE LIST.

ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE— K.C.M.G.

Earl Granville, his Majesty’s Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Copenhagen.
Lord Kilmarnock, British High Commissioner on the Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission.

The King, on the recommendation of the Governor-General of Northern Ireland, Lord Justice James Andrews and Huge de Fellenderg Montgomery, Esq., to be members of the Privy Council Northern Ireland.

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