1899 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1899 were appointments by Queen Victoria to various orders and honours of the United Kingdom and British India.

They were published in The Times on 2 January 1899,[1] and the various honours were gazetted in The London Gazette on 2 January 1899,[2] 10 January 1899,[3] and on 13 January 1899.[4]

The recipients of honours are displayed or referred to as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour and where appropriate by rank (Knight Grand Cross, Knight Commander, etc.) then divisions (Military, Civil).

Peerages[edit]

Viscount[edit]

Baron[edit]

Privy Council[edit]

Privy Council of Ireland[edit]

Baronetcy[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Other 1899 Knights Bachelor
  • John Thomas Soundby, JP and Mayor of Windsor (May 24th}

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Civil Division

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

Civil Division

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

Civil division

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India (KCSI)[edit]

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

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

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

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

Honorary Knight Commander of the order of St Michael and St George[edit]

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

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (KCIE)[edit]

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

  • Joy Gobind Law, Esq., Additional Member of the Legislative Council of the Governor-General.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Kellock McKay, Indian Medical Service.
  • John Sime, Esq, Director of Public Instruction in the Punjab.
  • Alexander Izat, Esq
  • Rai Bahadur Thakur Mangal Singh
  • Rai Bahadur Dhanpat Rai Sardar Bahadur
  • Khan Bahadur Dhanjibhai Fakirji Commodore
  • Major Winthropp Benjamin Browning, Indian Medical Service
  • Major John Joseph Holdsworth, Gorakhpur Light Horse
  • Francis Jack Needham, Esq
  • Edulji Dinshah

Personal salute of 21 guns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Year Honours". The Times (35715). London. 2 January 1899. p. 5. 
  2. ^ "No. 27038". The London Gazette. 2 January 1899. pp. 1–2. 
  3. ^ "No. 27041". The London Gazette. 10 January 1899. p. 147. 
  4. ^ "No. 27042". The London Gazette. 13 January 1899. p. 225.