1905 New Year Honours

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The New Year Honours 1905 were appointments by Edward VII to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by members of the British Empire. They were published on 3 January 1905.[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.

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knights Grand Commander (GCSI)[edit]

Companions (CSI)[edit]

  • Charles William Hodson, Esq, Officiating Secretary to the Government of India, Public Works Department (Railways).
  • Lionel Montague Jacob, Esq, Chief Engineer and Secretary to the Government of Burma, Public Works Department, and a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of Burma for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Hermann Michael Kisch, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Commissioner of a Division, Bengal, lately Officiating Director-General of the Post Office of India.

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knights Commander (KCIE)[edit]

  • Sri Offen Wang Chuk, Tongsa Penlop of Bhutan.
  • Frederick Styles Philpin Lely, Esq, CSI, Indian Civil Service, Officiating Chief Commissioner of the Central Provinces.

Companions (CIE)[edit]

  • Major Robert Bird, MD, Indian Medical Service, Surgeon to His Excellency the Viceroy and Governor-General of India.
  • David Bayne Horn, Esq, Chief Engineer and Secretary to the Government of Bengal, Public Works Department (Irrigation, Marine, and Railway Branches), and a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Major Charles Brooke Rawlinson, Indian Army, Deputy Commissioner, Peshawar.
  • Richard Grant Peter Purcell McDonnell, Esq, Commissioner of Police in Rangoon.
  • Captain George Wilson, Royal Indian Marine, Deputy Director of the Royal Indian Marine.
  • Commander Thomas Webster Kemp, RN, Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf.
  • William Harrison Moreland, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Director of Land Records and Agriculture, United Provinces.
  • Edward Sneade Boyd Stevenson, Esq, Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Madras.
  • Sri Gaurachandra Gajapati Narayana Devu, Raja of Parlakimedi.
  • Pirajirao Bapu Saheb Ghatge, Chief of Kagal (Senior) in Kolhapur.
  • Sardar Jallab Khan, Tumacdar of the Gurchani Tribe in the Dera Ghazi Khan District.

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Knights Grand Cross (GCMG)[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 27750". The London Gazette. 3 January 1905. pp. 22–22.