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Surnames: BEL-BIR


BELL, Charles Frederic Moberly; assist.-manager of ‘The Times’; formerly correspondent of ‘The Times’ in Egypt; author of ‘Khedives and Pashas,’ ‘Egyptian Finance,’ ‘From Pharaoh to Fellah,’ etc.-

BELL, Francis Jeffrey, M. A.; Emertius Professor and Fellow of King’s Coll., London; Assistant at British Museum ; author of ‘Manual of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology'; catalogued the British Echinoderms in the British Museum.

BELL, Dr. Louis, Boston, U.S.A.; author of ‘The Elements of Practical Electricity,’ ‘Power Distribu-tion for Electric Railroads,’ ‘Electric Power Transmission,’ etc.

BELL, Malcolm; author of ‘Rembrandt,' ‘Sir E. Burne-Jones,’ etc.

BELLAIRS, Lieut. Carlyon W., R.N., retired; Lecturer to the War Course of Captains and Com-manders at. the R. N. College, Greenwich; Medallist of the Society of Arts (for paper on the Coal Problem, 1901).

BELLINGER, Hon. Charles Byron; Judge of the U.S. District Court, District of Oregon.

BELTRAMI, Luca; architect; author of ‘Storia della facciata di St Maria del Fiore in Firenze,’ ‘La Basilica Ambrosiana primitiva e la ricostruzione compiuta nel secolo IX,’ etc.

BÉNÉDITE, Léonce; Conservateur, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris; author of ‘Alphonse Legros’ ; editor of ‘Bulletin des Musées,’ etc.

BENSON, Arthur Christopher, M.A., F.R.Hist. Soc. Master at Eton College from 1885; author of ‘Memoirs of Arthur Hamilton,’ ‘Archbishop Laud: a Study,’ ‘Poems,’ ‘Lyrics,’ ‘Fasti Etonenses,’ ‘Life of Archbishop Benson,’ ‘The Professor and other Poems,’ ‘The Schoolmaster.’

BERG, Sigvard Johnson, A.M.I.C.E., Switzerland.

BERNARD, Rev. John Henry, D.D.; Fellow of Trin. Coll., Dublin; Archbishop King’s Lecturer in Divinity, University of Dublin; Commissioner of National Education, Ireland, 1897 ; part-editor of ‘Kant’s Critical Philosophy for English Readers,’ joint-author of ‘The Literature of the Second Century,’ editor of ‘The Pilgrimage of St Silvia of Aquitania,’ ‘The Pastoral Epistles of St Paul,’ ‘The Works of Bishop Butler,’ etc.

BERNSTEIN, Eduard; German politician and writer; formerly editor of the ‘Social Democrat’; author of ‘On the History and Theory of Socialism,’ ‘The Communistic and Democratic-Socialistic Move-ments in England during the 17th Century,’ etc.

BERRY, George Andreas, M.B., F.R.C.S., F.R.S. Edin., Vice-Pres. of the Ophthalmological Soc.; author of ‘Diseases of the Eye,’ ‘The Elements of Ophthalmoscopic Diagnosis,’ ‘Subjective Symptoms in Eye Diseases,’ etc.

BERTRAM, James G. ; author of ‘The Harvest of the Sea,’ ‘The Unappreciated Fisher Folk.’

BESANT, Sir Walter, M.A., F.S.A.; Secretary Palestine Exploration Fund, 1868-85; founded the Society of Authors, of which he was Chairman, 1884, 1887-92; author of ‘Studies in Early French Poetry,’ ‘Rabelais,’ Lives of ‘Coligny,’ ‘Whittington,’ ‘Edward Palmer,’ and ‘Richard Jefferies,’ ‘London,’ ‘West-minster,’ ‘South London,’ many Novels with the late James Rice; also of ‘The Revolt of Man,’ ‘All Sorts and Conditions of Men,’ ‘Beyond the Dreams of Avarice,’ ‘The Orange Girl,’ etc.

BEVAN, George Phillips, F.G.S., J.P. and D.L. for Brecknockshire ; author of many guides and handbooks and of industrial geographies of Great Britain, France, and United States; part-author of the ‘Hand-book to St. Paul’s Cathedral’; editor of British Manufacturing Industries.’

BEVERLEY, Rev. Alexander, LL.D.

BHOWNAGREE, Sir Maucherjee Merwan-jee, K.C.I.E., M.P.; State Agent, Bombay, for the territory of Bhavnagar, 1873; author of ‘History of the Constitution of the East India Company’; translated into Gajerati ‘Her Majesty’s Life in the Highlands,’ etc.

BIANCHI, George Henry M.A.; translated ‘The Mythology of Greece and Rome,’ from the Ger-man of O. Seeman.

‘BICKERDYKE, John’ (Charles Henry Cook), M.A..; President of Thames Re-stocking Association, and the Fly-Fishers’ Club, 1899-1900; editor of the angling department of the ‘Field’; author Of ‘Angling in Salt Water,’ ‘The Book of the All Round Angler,’ ‘Thames Rights and Thames Wrongs,’ ‘Days in Thule with Rod, Gun, and Camera,’ etc.

BIDWELL, Shelford, M.A., Sc.D., F.R.S.; bar-rister; President of the Physical Society, London, 1897-99; author of ‘Curiosities of Light and Sight,’ and numerous memoirs on physical subjects.

BIGELOW, John; part-editor of ‘Evening Post; editor of ‘The Plebeian’ and the ‘Democratic Re-view’; U.S. Minister to France, 1865-67 ; Secretary of the State of New York, 1867-68 ; inspected the Panama Canal for the New York Chamber of Commerce; author of a ‘Life of Frémont,’ ‘Les Etats-Unis d’Amérique en 1863.’

BINDLOSS, Harold; Secretary, Royal Mersey Yacht Club.

BINGHAM, Rev Charles William, M.A.; late Fellow of Yew College, Oxford; Rector of Melcom be Horsey, Dorset, from 1842 ; author of ‘Commentaries On the Four Last Books of the Pentateuch,’ ‘Confes-sion and Absolution.’

BINNEY, William Greene; author of ‘The Terrestrial Air-Breathing Molluses of the United States,' and of works on conchology.

BINYON, Laurence; Assistant in the British Museum, Department of Printed Books, 1893 ; trans-ferred to Department of Prints and Drawings, 1895; author of ‘Lyric Poems,’ ‘Poems,’ ‘London Visions,’ ‘The Praise of Life,’ ‘Porphyrion and other Poems,’ ‘Western Flanders,’ ‘Odes,’ ‘Catalogue of English Drawings in the British Museum.’

BIRCH, Samuel, D.C.L., LL.D. Keeper of the Egyptian and Oriental Antiquities, British Museum, up to 1885 ; Rede Lecturer at Cambridge, 1876 ; author of ‘History of Ancient Pottery,’ ‘The Papyrus of Nashkem,’ ‘Cypriote Inscriptions,’ and other works on archaeology.

BIRCH, Walter de Grey, LL.D., F.S.A.; late senior Assistant in the British Museum; former editor of the ‘Journal of the British Archeological Society’; author of works on archaeology and mediaeval history; published ‘The Commentaries of Alfonso d'Albuquerque,’ ‘Cartularium Saxonicum.’

BIRD, Christopher John, C.M.G.; Principal Under Secretary of the Colony of Natal ; Member of the Civil Service Board.

BIRDWOOD, Sir George Christopher Molesworth, K.C.I.E., C.S.I., M.D., LL.D.; Special Assistant in Revenue and Statistics De-partment, India Office, 1871-99 ; author of ‘Economic Vegetable Products of the Bombay Presidency,’ ‘The Industrial Arts of India,’ ‘First Letter Book of East India Company,’ Appendix on the Aryan Fauna and Flora to Max Miiller’s ‘Biography of Words,’ etc.

BIRKINBINE, Johny M.E.; President of the Franklin Institute and the Pennsylvania Forestry Association; sometime President of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, and editor of ‘Journal of Iron Workers.’

BIRRELL, Augustine, K.C., LL.D.: Hon. Fellow, Trinity Hall, Cambridge; Quain Professor of Law, University Coll., London, 1896 ; M.P. Fifeshire W., 1889-1900; author of ‘Obiter Dicta,’ ‘Life of Charlotte Brontë,’ ‘Res Judicatae,’ ‘Men, Women, and Books,’ ‘Lectures on the Duties and Liabilities of Trustees,’ ‘Sir Frank Lockwood,’ ‘William Hazlitt,’ etc. ; editor of ‘Boswell’s Life of Johnson,’


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