1861 Birthday Honours

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The 1861 Birthday Honours were appointments by Queen Victoria to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the British Empire. The appointments were made to celebrate the official birthday of the Queen, and were published in The London Gazette on 28 June 1861.[1]

The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour, with classes (Knight, Knight Grand Cross, etc.) and then divisions (Military, Civil, etc.) as appropriate.

United Kingdom and British Empire[edit]

Baron[edit]

  • The Right Honourable Sir Richard Bethell Kt Chancellor of Great Britain, by the name, style, and title of Baron Westbury, of Westbury, in the county of Wilts

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (KGCB)[edit]

Military Division[edit]
Royal Navy
Army

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)[edit]

Military Division[edit]
Royal Navy
Army

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 22524". The London Gazette. 28 June 1861. p. 2689.