1901 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1901 were appointments to various orders and honours of the United Kingdom and British India.

The list was published in The Times on 1 January 1901,[1] and the various honours were gazetted in The London Gazette on 28 December 1900[2] and 8 January 1901.[3]

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 division (Military, Civil).

Privy Council[edit]

Baronet[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

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]

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

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

  • Frederick Styles Philpin Lely, Esq., Indian Civil Service
  • John Ontario Miller, Esq., Indian Civil Service
  • George Robert Irwin, Esq., Indian Civil Service
  • William Robert Bright, Esq., Indian Civil Service

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

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]

  • Colonel Gerald Charles Kitson, lately Commandant of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D la Cherois Thomas Irwin, formerly Inspector of Artillery in Canada, Secretary of the Canadian Patriotic Fund
  • Maximilian Frank Simon, Esq., MD, on retirement as Principal Civil Medical Officer of the Straits Settlements
  • William Shelford, Esq., MICE, Consulting Engineer for West African Railways
  • William Matthews, Esq., MICE, Consulting Engineer for Harbour Work in the Colonies
  • Francis Alfred Cooper, Esq., Director of Public Works of the Island of Ceylon
  • Ralph Champneys Williams, Esq., Colonial Secretary of the Island of Barbados
  • Alfredo Naudi, Esq., LL.D, Crown Advocate of the Island of Malta
  • Thomas Robertson Marsh, Esq., on retirement as Head of the Engineering and Contract Branches of the Office for the Crown Agents for the Colonies
  • Charles Clive Bigham, Esq., Honorary Attaché to Her Majesty´s Legation at Peking, attached to Admiral Seymour´s force
  • Charles William Campbell, Esq., Her Majesty´s Vice-Consul at Shanghai, attached to Admiral Seymour´s force
  • Pelham Laird Warren, Esq., Her Majesty´s Consul-General at Hankow
  • William Richard Carles, Esq., Her Majesty´s Consul at Tientsin
  • Everard Duncan Home Fraser, Esq., Her Majety´s Consul at Chinkiang
  • Edmund Robert Spearman, Esq., Assistant Secretary to the Royal Commission for the Paris Universal International Exhibition of 1900
  • Lionel Earle, Esq., Assistant Secretary to the Royal Commission for the Paris Universal International Exhibition of 1900
  • Herbert Hughes, Esq., for services in connection with International Industrial Conferences
  • Edwin Gordon Blackmore, Esq., Clerk of the Legislative Council and Clerk of the Parliaments of South Australia, Clerk of the Australian Federal Convention, on the occasion of the Federation of the Australian Colonies
  • Robert Randolph Garran, Esq., MA, Barrister, New South Wales, Secretary to the Drafting Committee of the Australian Federal Convention, on the occasion of the Federation of the Australian Colonies

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

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

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

  • Alexander Frederick Douglas Cunningham, Esq., CIE, Indian Civil Service
  • Henry Evan Murchison James, Esq., CIE, Indian Civil Service

Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

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

  • Mian Bhure Singh, of Chamba
  • Captain Walter Somerville Goodridge, Royal Navy, Director of the Royal Indian Marine
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Solomon Charles Frederick Peile, Indian Staff Corps
  • Bertram Prior Standen, Esq., Indian Civil Service
  • Henry Alexander Sim, Esq., Indian Civil Service
  • Major James Robert Dunlop Smith, Indian Staff Corps
  • Major John Crimmin, VC, Indian Medical Service
  • Major Granville Henry Loch, Indian Staff Corps
  • Fardunji Kuvarji Tarapurvala, Public Works Department, Executive Engineer, Ahmedabad
  • Babu Kalinath Mitter, laletly Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal for making Laws and Regulations
  • Frederick William Latimer Esq., Assistant Private Secretary to His Excellency the Viceroy of India
  • William Jameson Soulsby, Esq., CB, Secretary to the Mansion House Indian Famine Relief Funds in 1877, 1897, and 1900

Kaisar-i-Hind Medal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Year Honours". The Times (36340). London. 1 January 1901. p. 8. 
  2. ^ "No. 27261". The London Gazette (Supplement). 28 December 1900. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "No. 27264". The London Gazette. 8 January 1901. p. 157.