Burke's Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage 1931 page: 2601


ABDUL HUSAIN, Sir Mirza, Knt. Bach. (1921); Sheriff of Madras; son of Aga Mohamad Sadeg Ispahani.

ABELL, Sir Westcott Stile, K.B.E. (1920); Professional Secretary to Director of Naval Construction 1904-7; Instructor Naval Architecture, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, 1907-10; Professor of Naval Architecture, University of Liverpool, 1910-14; Chief Surveyor to Lloyds Register of Shipping 1914-28; Professor of Naval Architecture, Armstrong Coll., Newcastle, 1928; during Great War was Asst. to President Board of Trade and Technical Adviser to Shipping Controller; b. 16 Jan. 1877; son of Thomas Abell, of Exmouth; m. 3 Sept. 1902, Beatrice Gertrude, dau. of Joseph Wyld Davenport, of Chester, and has issue. Address-12, Westfield Drive, Gosforth, Newcastle; Royal Societies Club.

ABRAHAMS (Lucy) Lady, dau. of N. S. Joseph; m. 8 April, 1896, Sir Lionel Abrahams, K.C.B., who d. 30 Nov. 1919. This only child, Arthur Charles Abrahams, lieut. Coldstream Guards, was killed in action, 13 April, 1918, aged 20. Address-18, Porchester Terrace, W.

ABRAHAMSON, Sir Martin Arnold, K.B.E. (1920); Electrical Engineer; President and Chairman of British Red Cross Bureau, Copenhagen, and Commissioner for Repatriation of British and Allied Prisoners of War; during Great War was Hon. Sec. to the Commission Interallié, Berlin; b. 12 Sept. 1870; son of late Arnold Abrahamson, of London and Copenhagen; m. 14 Aug. 1903, Emma, dau. of late Bernhard Hirschsprung, of Copenhagen, and has issue. Address-160, Gothersgade, Copenhagen, Denmark; Royal Danish Automobile Club; Overseas Club, London.

ABRAM (Ethel) Lady, M.B.E., dau. of late Thomas F. Rider, M.V.O.; m. 1 June, 1893, Sir George Stewart Abram, M.B. Cantab., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., who d. 24 Oct. 1928, leaving issue, one son and two daus. Address-32, Alexandra Road, Reading.

ACHARYA, Diwan Bahadur Sir Vijaya Raghava, K.B.E. (1926), M.B.E. (1919); entered Madras Civil Service 1898; organized the Madras Exhibitions of 1915 and 1917; Member Indian Public Service Commission 1926; Vice-President Agricultural Research Connell of India 1929; was Diwan (Prime Minister) of Cochin State 1919-22, and Commissioner for India, British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, 1922-25; Member of Indian Legislative Assembly 1925-26; rendered valuable services during the Great War 1914; b. 27 Aug. 1875; son of T. Ramaswami Iyengar, of Colmbatore; m. 1895, Janaki, dau. of Srinivasa Iyengar, of Kodavasal, Address-Imperial Secretariat, Delhi. Clubs-National Liberal, British Empire, Overseas, and Royal Colonial Institute, London; Cosmopolitan, Madras.

ACKROYD (Mary) Lady, eld. dau. of the late Henry William Lucas, of Bedford; m. March, 1880, Sir Edward James Ackroyd, Knt. Bach., sometime Puisne Judge and Actg. Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Hong Kong, who d. 5 Feb. 1904. Address- 4, Selborne Road, Hove, Sussex.

ACLAND (Helen Emma) Lady (see ACLAND, Bart., of Oxford).

ACTON, Sir Edward (The Hon. Mr. Justice Acton), Knt. Bach. (1920); B.A. Wadham Coll., Oxford, 1889; Hon. Fell. 1923; called to the Bar, Inner Temple 1891; Bencher, 1920; Judge of County Courts, Nottinghamshire, 1917, and Judge of the High Court of Justice, 1920; b. 6 Nov. 1865; son of Henry Morell Acton, of Bowdon, Cheshire; m. 12 Aug. 1903; Edith Nina, dau. of Conrad Tulloch, of London. Address-1, Sloane Gardens, S.W.1; Athenaeum Club.

ACWORTH (Elizabeth Learmouth) Lady, younger dau. of late Thomas Wotherspoon, of Hundleshope, Peeblesshire; m. 11 Aug. 1923, as his 2nd wife, Sir William Mitchell Acworth, K.C.S.I., who d. 2 April, 1925. Address-8, Albany, Piccadilly, W.1, and Underwood, Ide, Exeter.

ADAIR, Gen. Sir William Thompson, K.C.B. (1909); Roy Marines (ret.); hon. col. comdt. Chatham Div. Royal Marines 1923-25; J.P. and D.L. co. Antrim, High Sheriff 1916; served in S. African War 1900 (Queen's medal with clasp); K.G. St. John; b. 21 June, 1850; son of late Gen. Sir Charles William Adair, K.C.B., Roy. Marines; m. 1st, 27 Jan. 1880, Rose (who d. 1903), dau. of late John E. Naylor; 2ndly, 15 Feb. 1905, Angela E., dau. of late Frederick Plowes, of Portland Place, W. Address-39, Hornton Court, Kensington, W.8; United Service and Ranelagh Clubs.

ADAM, Sir James, Knt. Bach. (1922), C.B.E. (1918); Advocate Scotland 1893, and K.C. 1920; Political Sec to Scottish Unionist Whip 1911-21; King's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer in Scotland 1921-26, when he retired; b. 6 Jan. 1870; only son of late Hon. Lord Adam, one of the Senators, College of Justice, Scotland; m. 1896, Edith, dau. of late Rt. Hon. George Young, P.C., a Lord of Session, and has issue. Address-Colne Park, Earls Caine, Essex; New Club, Edinburgh.

ADAMI, Sir Leonard Christian, Knt. Bach. (1929); I.C.S. Puisne Judge, High Court, Patna, India; educ. at Cheltenham and Jesus Coll. Camb.; B.A. 1895; appointed to I.C.S. 1896; Asst. Magistrate and Collector, Bengal, 1897; joint Manager and Deputy Collector 1906; District and Sessions Judge 1911; Superintendent and Remembrancer of Legal Affairs and Secretary to Legislative Council, Bihar and Orissa. 1914; appointed Judge of High Court of Judicature at Patna 1919; b. 15 March. 1874; son of late John George Adami; m. 2 Dec. 1899, Elisabeth Shaw, dau. of late Graham Hardie Thomson, of Glasgow, and has issue. Address-Chhaggubagh, Patna, Bihar, India; Devonshire House, Shortlands, Kent; East India United Service Club; and United Service Club (Calcutta).

ADAMS (Elsie) Lady Goold-, youngest dau. of Charles Riordan, of Montreal, Canada; m. 4 July, 1911, Major Sir Hamilton John Goold-Adams, G.C.M.G., C.B., Governor of Queensland, who d. 12 April, 1920, leaving Issue. Address-Ladies' Carlton Club, 5, Grosvenor Place, S.W.1.

ADAMS, Lieut.-Col. Sir Arthur Robert, K.B.E. (1918); V.D.; admitted a solicitor, England, 1884, Straits Settlements 1887, Federated Malay States 1898, and Johore 1917. comdg. Penang Vols. from 1899 (V.D.); Unofficial Member Straits Settlements Legl. Council 1907-19, O.C. Troops Penang 1915-18, and First President United Malaya Council 1918; b. 13 Dec. 1861; son of Robert Adams, of Sherborne, Dorset; m. 24 Feb. 1891, Hilda Isabel, dau. of Philip Jones, of the Straits Settlements, and has issue. She d. 15 Dec. 1907. Address-Rockleigh, Swanage, Dorset; Junior Carlton and Sports Clubs.

ADAMS, Col. Sir Henry Edward Fane Goold-, K.B.E. (1918), C.B. (1916), C.M.G. (1901); late R.A.; Member of Ordnance Board 1910-14; Controller Inventions Dept. Ministry of Munitions, 1916-18; Officer Legion of Honour; served with China Expedn. 1900-1 (despatches, medal, C.M.G.); b. 16 May, 1860; 6th son of late Richard Wallis Goold-Adams, J.P., of Jamesbrook, co. Cork (see BURKE'S Landed Gentry). Address-Belgrove, Queenstown, co. Cork; United Service Club.

ADAMS, Sir John, Knt. Bach. (1925), M.A., B.Sc., LL.D., F.C.P., Emeritus Professor of London University; trained as a teacher at Glasgow Univ. and Training Coll.; Head Master of Campbeltoun Grammar School, Lecturer at Aberdeen F.C. Training Coll., and afterwards Principal there 1890-1898; Lecturer, University of Glasgow, 1900-2; Professor of Education, University of London, 1902-22; b. 2 July, 1857; son of Charles Adams, of Glasgow; m. 21 Dec. 1893, Agnes Anne, youngest dau. of John Cook, of Ashley, Aberdeen. Club-Savile.

ADAMS, Sir John Coode, Knt. Bach. (1919); admitted a Solicitor 1882; Is a Life Governor and Member of Board of Management, Hospital for Sick Children; a Burgess of the Royal Manor of the Savoy; Sec. of the Pall Mall Gazette 1892-1916; Member of Civil Liabilities Advisory Committee during Great War; b. 18 Oct. 1859; son of William Adams, F.R.C.S., J.P., London, and Frances, eld. dau. of Thomas Coode, of St. Austell,