1885 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1885 are the birthday honours announced in 1885 in celebration of the birthday of Queen Victoria.

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath

Appointments to the Order of the Bath were published in The London Gazette on 15 June 1885.[1]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)

Civil Division
  • Sir John Savile Lumley KCB, Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Rome.

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)

Civil Division

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)

Civil Division

Order of St Michael and St George

Appointments to the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George were published in The London Gazette on 6 June 1885.[2]

Knights Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (GCMG)

  • The Right Honourable Lord Carrington, on appointment as Governor of the Colony of New South Wales.
  • Major-General Sir Andrew Clarke, RE, KCMG, CB, CIE, Inspector General of Fortifications and Director of Works.
  • Sir Anthony Musgrave KCMG, Governor of the Colony of Queensland.
  • Sir Frederick Aloysius Weld KCMG, Governor General of the Straight Settlements.

Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG)

  • Adams George Archibald CMG, late Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Nova Scotia, in the Dominion of Canada.
  • Charles Mills CMG, Agent-General in London for the Cape of Good Hope.
  • Major-General Peter Henry Scratchley RE, CMG, Her Majesty's Special Commissioner for the Protected Territory in New Guinea.
  • Alexander Stuart, Premier and Colonial Secretary of New South Wales.

Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG)

  • James Francis Garrick, Agent-General in London for Queensland.
  • Edward Noel Walker, Colonial Secretary of the Island of Jamaica.
  • Lorenzo, Marquis Cassar Dessain, lately a Member of the Council Government of Malta.
  • Edward Fairfield, of the Colonial Office.
  • Frederick Thomas Sargood, Minister of Defence of the Colony of Victoria.
  • Major-General Major Francis Downes RA, Commandant of the Volunteer Forces of the Colony of South Australia.
  • Colonel Charles Fyshe Roberts, late Major in the Royal Artillery, in command of the Artillery forces of the Colony of New South Wales.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Robert Drury, late Acting-Commandant of the Volunteer Forces of the Colony of Queensland.

Order of the Star of India

Appointments to the Order of the Star of India were published in The London Gazette on 6 June 1885.[2]

Knight Commander of the Star of India (KCSI)

Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI)

  • Herbert John Reynolds, Bengal Civil Service.
  • James Macnabb Cuningham MD, Surgeon-General, Indian Medical Department.
  • The Nawab Surfuraz Khan of Dera.
  • Colonel Michael Weekes Willoughby, Bombay Staff Corps.
  • Major Frederick Mercer Hunter, Bombay Staff Corps.

Order of the Indian Empire

Appointments to the Order of the Indian Empire were published in The London Gazette on 6 June 1885.[2]

Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE)

  • Major Robert Parry Nisbet, Bengal Staff Corps.
  • Francis Day, Deputy Surgeon-General (Retired), Medical Department, Madras.
  • James Baboneau Nickterlien Hennessey, late Deputy Superintendent, Indian Survey Department.
  • Duluptram Dayabhoy.
  • Captain Adalbert Cecil Talbot, Bengal Staff Corps, Political Agent, Bikanir State.
  • James Burgess, Archaeological Surveyor and Reporter to Government, Bombay.
  • George Hamnett, Inspector-General, Registration Department, Madras.
  • Ramaswami Mudaliar.

Knight Bachelor

Appointments of Knight Bachelor were published in Times, London on 6 June 1885.[3]

References

  1. ^ "No. 25480". The London Gazette. 15 June 1885. p. 2753.
  2. ^ a b c "No. 25477". The London Gazette. 6 June 1885. pp. 2631–2632.
  3. ^ "Birthday Honours." Times [London, England] 6 June 1885: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 June 2015
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