1888 Birthday Honours

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The 1888 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 1 June 1888[1] and in The Times on 2 June 1888.[2]

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]

Baronetcies[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath[edit]

Civilian star of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

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

Civil Division
  • The Rt Hon. Sir William White GCMG CB Her Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Constantinople.

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

Civil Division

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

Civil Division

The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India[edit]

Star of a Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India.

Knight Grand Commander (GCSI)[edit]

Knight Commander (KCSI)[edit]

Companion (CSI)[edit]

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Star of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

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

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

  • Maj. C. E. Yate CSI for services on the Afghan Frontier Commission.
  • Maj. W. Peacocke, Royal Engineers, for services on the Afghan Frontier Commission.
  • George Dennis, late Her Majesty's Consul at Smyrna.
  • Elwin Palmer, Ministry of Finance, Cairo.
  • Col. J. H. Western, Public Works Department, Egypt.
  • Col. Ross, Public Works Department, Egypt.
  • Hadji Mohammad Hassan, British Agent at Kermanshah.

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Riband, badge and star of the Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire

Knight Commander (KCIE)[edit]

  • Raymond West, Bombay Civil Service, Member of the Council of the Governor of Bombay.
  • Nawab Nawazish Ali Elan CIE
  • Guilford Lindsey Molesworth CIE Consulting Engineer to Government of India for State Railways.
  • Frederick Russell Hogg CSI Bengal Civil Service, Direator-General of the Post Office of India.
  • Sirdar Nauroz Khan, of Kharan.
  • Surgeon-General William James Moore CIE Surgeon-General with the Government of Bombay, and Honorary Surgeon to the Viceroy of India.
  • Nawab Imam Buksh Khan CIE
  • Sardar Attar Singh, of Bhadaur CIE
  • Rajagopala Krishna Yachendra of Venkatagiri CSI

Companion (CIE)[edit]

  • Edmund Foster Webster, Madras Civil Service.
  • Alexander John Lawrence, Bengal Civil Service, Lt.-Col. Commandant Allahabad Volunteer Rifle Corps.
  • Col. James Cavan Berkeley, Madras Staff Corps.
  • Edward Charles Kayll Ollivant, Bombay Civil Service, Municipal Commissioner for the city of Bombay.
  • Heera Sahib Lall Ramanuj Pershad Sing.
  • Maj. William Sinclair Smith Bisset, Royal Engineers.
  • Meirjibai Kuvarji, Dewan of Kolhapur.
  • Charles Henry Tawney, Bengal Educational Department.
  • Col. Thomas Weldon, Madras Staff Corps, Commissioner, Madras Town Police.
  • Henry Irwin, Public Works Department.
  • Capt. Buchanan Scott, Royal Engineers, Deputy Consulting Engineer, Public Works Department.
  • Arthur Hedding Hildebrand, Burmah Commission, Superintendent of the Shan States.
  • James Walker, Lt.-Col. Commandant, 2d Punjab or Simla Volunteer Rifle Corps.
  • Ressaldar Maj. Muzaffar Khan, Sardar Bahadur, 4th Cavalry, Hyderabad Contingent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 25823". The London Gazette. 1 June 1888. p. 3123. 
  2. ^ "Birthday Honours". The Times. The Times Digital Archive. 2 June 1888. p. 14.