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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 84

The Privy Council

The Privy Council.

Biographical sketches are only given of Right Hon. Gentlemen whose names do not appear in other sections of the work.

Each P. C. is entitled Right Honourable.

Lord President of CouncilViscount Cranbrook.

Abercorn, Duke of K.G.; cr. 1846.

Aberdare, Baron; cr. 1864.

Acland, Sir T. D., Bart.; cr. 1883.

Ailesbury, Marquess of; cr. 1841.

Argyli, Duke of, K.T.; cr. 1853.

Armagh, Archbishop of; cr. 1862.

*Ashbourne, Baron; cr. 1877.

Aveland, Baron; cr. 1880.

Ayrton, Acton Smee, son of the late Frederick Ayrton, Esq., of Gray's Inn, and formerly of Bombay; b. 1816; ed. at Ealing School; Bar. Middle Temple 1853; was a Joint Sec. to Treasury 1868-9, First Commr. of Works and Public Buildings 1869-73, and Judge Advocate- Gen. 1873-4; sat as M.P. for the Tower Hamlets (Z) 1857-74, and was defeated there 1852 and 1874; cr. 1869. I, Court-field Gardens, S. W.; Reform Club.

Baggallay, Sir Richard; cr. 1875.

Baillie, Henry James, el. son of the late Col. Hugh Baillie, of Redcastle, Ross-shire; b. 1804; ed. at Eton and at Ch. Ch., Oxford; was a Joint Sec. to Board of Control 1852 and 1858, and Under-Sec. for India 1858-9; sat as M.P. for co. Inverness (C) 1840-68 : m. 1st, 1840, the Hon. Philippa Eliza Sydney Smythe, who d. 1854, da. of 6th Viscount Strang-, ford; 2ndly, 1857, Clarissa, who d. 1875, da. of the late George Rush, Esq., of Elsen- ham Hall, Essex; cr. 1866. Redcastle, Killearnan, Inverness; Carlton Club.

Balfour, Arthur James, M.P., LL.D,. son of the late James Maitland Balfour Esq., of Whittinghame, N.B.; b.1848; ed. at Eton and at Trin. Coll., Camb. (M.A. 1873, Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh 1881); is a D.L. for E. Lothian and co. Ross; was Assist. Private Sec. to Sec. of State for Foreign Affairs (M. Salisbury 1878-80; employed on Special Mission Lords Beaconsfield and Salisbury Berlin 1878; has sat as M.P. for Hert- ford (C) since 1874, and been. Pres. of Local Govt Board since June, 1865; cr. 1885. Whittinghame, Prestonkirk, E. Lothian; Strathconan, Muir of Ord, N.B.; 4, Carlton Gardens, S. W.; Travellers'. St. Stephen's, Bachelors', and Scottish Conservative Clubs.

A Member of Privy Council of Ireland only. " cr. 1846" signifies the year in which member was sworn of the Council.

* A P.C. of Gre.v Britain and also of Ireland.