1885 Birthday Honours

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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[edit]

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)[edit]

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

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

Civil Division

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)[edit]

Civil Division

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

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

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

  • Adams George Archibald CMG, late Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Nova Scotia, in the Dominion of Canada.[2]
  • Charles Mills CMG, Agent-General in London for the Cape of Good Hope.[2]
  • Major-General Peter Henry Scratchley RE, CMG, Her Majesty's Special Commissioner for the Protected Territory in New Guinea.[2]
  • Alexander Stuart, Premier and Colonial Secretary of New South Wales.[2]

Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG)[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Commander of the Star of India (KCSI)[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI)[edit]

  • Herbert John Reynolds, Bengal Civil Service.[2]
  • James Macnabb Cuningham MD, Surgeon-General, Indian Medical Department.[2]
  • The Nawab Surfuraz Khan of Dera.[2]
  • Colonel Michael Weekes Willoughby, Bombay Staff Corps.[2]
  • Major Frederick Mercer Hunter, Bombay Staff Corps.[2]

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE)[edit]

  • Major Robert Parry Nisbet, Bengal Staff Corps.[2]
  • Francis Day, Deputy Surgeon-General (Retired), Medical Department, Madras.[2]
  • James Baboneau Nickterlien Hennessey, late Deputy Superintendent, Indian Survey Department.[2]
  • Duluptram Dayabhoy.[2]
  • Captain Adalbert Cecil Talbot, Bengal Staff Corps, Political Agent, Bikanir State.[2]
  • James Burgess, Archaeological Surveyor and Reporter to Government, Bombay.[2]
  • George Hamnett, Inspector-General, Registration Department, Madras.[2]
  • Ramaswami Mudaliar.[2]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 25480". The London Gazette. 15 June 1885. p. 2753. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai "Birthday Honours." Times [London, England] 6 June 1885: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 June 2015