The Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland

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Page 253 - Secretary to the Royal Commission for Promoting the Fine Arts in connexion with the rebuilding of the Houses Of Parliament, &c.
Page 553 - ... to time lived with her in her retirement STANHOPE, PHILIP HENRY, EARL, historian and biographer, is descended from one of the best families of England, boasting three peerages — Chesterfield, Stanhope, and Harrington. This branch springs from the Stanhopes, Earls of Chesterfield. Its founder was the Hon. Alexander Stanhope, a distinguished diplomatist in the reigns of William HI.
Page 167 - Journal of a Visitation of the Diocese of Natal in 1864," London, 1864. At the time of its foundation in 1847 the diocese of Cape Town included the whole of the Cape of Good Hope, Port Natal, and St. Helena, but in 1853 it was confined to the western districts with the island of St. Helena, and made metropolitan in jurisdiction, while two new dioceses, Graham's Town and Natal were cut off and made dioceses.
Page 207 - Born 1776 ; mar. 1820, youngest dau. of the late Robert Hickson, Esq., of Dingle, со. Kerry ; entered the army as ensign 68th foot in 1794; became a colonel in 1819; was a major-general in the Portuguese service ; was nominated a knight of the Tower and Sword of Portugal in...
Page 59 - Wales, shall be recognised as academic distinctions and rewards of merit, and be entitled to rank, precedence, and consideration in the United Kingdom, and in the colonies and possessions of the Crown throughout the world, as fully as if the said degrees had been granted by any university of the United Kingdom.
Page 460 - MA 1844; appointed tutor of that college in 1846, and bursar in 1848; ordained a deacon 1842, a priest 1843, and consecrated 4th Bishop of Nova Scotia 1851; is an honorary fellow of King's College, London ; patron of the archdeaconries of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and visitor of King's College, Nova Scotia. This was the first colonial see founded by Great Britain ; the diocese includes Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward's bland : annual value 700/.
Page 298 - The 1st bart. was so created with remainder in default of male issue to the heirs male of his father.
Page 326 - Walchcren expedition, in 1809 ; when lieut. of the Badger, assisted in destroying a brig of war at the mouth of the Ems ; while lieut. of the Hyacinth, his services were frequently reported, especially on the storming of the batteries at Malaga, in 1811, the destruction of the batteries and capture of the convoy at Cassis, Port Nouvelle, Barletta, Aie.
Page 186 - The 1st bart. was Sir Coutts Trotter, who was raised to that dignity with remainder, in default of male issue, to the issue male of his eldest dau.
Page 141 - Chester, became, after the Restoration, successively Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, and was created a baronet.

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