Nobility and Gentry (continued)

Dodsley.Robert March Eckersley Wilkinson Dodsley, J.P., Skegby Hall, Skegby, near Mansfield, Notts; son of John Dodsley, D.L., J.P.; born at Skegby Hall, November 10th, 1845; educated privately. Married, in 1868, Frances Mary, daughter of J. G. Miller, and has surviving one daughter, who is married to Rev. W. H. Williams, Curate of Stanton Hill, Notts, and has issue one son, born 1897; Magistrate for the county of Notts, and county and city of Nottingham. Mr. Dodsley is the representative of the old family of Lindley, of Skegby, and Lindley in Yorkshire, from whom he inherited the estates.

Enfield.Ernest William Enfield, J.P., The Grove, Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire; son of Edward Enfield, formerly of the "Company of Moneyers," the Royal Mint; born at Kensington, November 25th, 1849; educated at the University College School, London; University College, London, and Corpus Christi College, Oxford; B.A.Oxon. Civil engineer; formerly engaged in electrical work, specially on submarine cables in the Atlantic and Pacific; afterwards (1877 a member of the firm of Hart, Fellows and Company, bankers, Nottingham, now amalgamated with Lloyds Bank, Ltd.; Justice of the Peace for the county of Notts; Justice of the Peace for the city of Nottingham; for several years Chairman of the Parish Council of Burton Joyce, and member of the committees of various medical and other charitable institutions. Married Lucy Alice Lawford, daughter of John Lindsay Lawford, of Birkenhead.

Fisher.John Henry Fisher, Orston Hall, Notts; son of the late John Fisher, of Cotham; born at Cotham, August 21st, 1823; educated at Worksop and Grantham. Has hunted with the Belvoir Hounds for about sixty years. Married Catherine Mary, only child of the late William Marshall, of Kilvington, Notts, and has issue one daughter, Florence Catherine, wife of Frederick Swire, of Orston.

Fisher.Robert Vincent Fisher, Scarrington House, Scarrington, Notts; son of the late Sam Fisher; born at Scarrington House, September 27th, 1827; educated at Newark. Member of the Parish Council of Scarrington, and over twenty years member of the Board of Guardians, Bingham; for over twenty years a member of the South Notts Yeomanry. Married Mary, daughter of William and Ann Hemsley, of Shelton, Notts.

Foljambe.— The Rt. Hon. Francis John Savile Foljambe, P.C., D.L., J.P., Osberton; son of George Savile Foljambe and Harriet Emily, daughter of Sir William Mordaunt Milner, Bart.; born April 9th, 1830; educated at Eton and Oxford; M.A., 1859. Married, February 20th, 1856, Gertrude Emily, eldest daughter of the Earl of Gosford, by whom he has three sons. Privy Councillor, 1895; High Steward of the Borough of East Retford; D.L. and J.P. for Notts and West Riding of Yorkshire; Member of Parliament for East Retford, 1857-85; Master of Burton Hounds, 1871-80; Alderman of Notts County Council; was Vice-Chairman from 1890 to 1900; High Sheriff, 1889. Mr. Foljambe visited the Nile, Sinaitic Desert, Petra, Palmyra, and Crimea during a travelling tour in I854-55.

Hall.—Montagu Haffenden Hall, J.P., Whatton Manor, Nottingham; son of the late Captain Cecil Haffenden Hall, Scots Fusilier Guards, and Mary Georgina (nee Willson), his wife; born at Rauceby, Grantham, August 11th, 1870; educated at Eton. Captain, 4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment; formerly Lieutenant, Scots Guards; Justice of the Peace for Nottingham County; Lord of the Manor of Whatton-in-the-Vale, and Patron of the livings of Whatton and Screveton, Notts.

Hanson.Robert Goodall Hanson, J.P., Cloverlands, Kimberley, near Nottingham; born at Nuttall, Nottingham, 1843. Chairman of Hansons Limited, Kimberley Brewery, near Nottingham; J.P. for Nottinghamshire; member of the Nottinghamshire County Council for the Kimberley Division since formation; Chairman of Basford Board of Guardians from 1882 to 1900; Chairman of Basford Rural Sanitary Authority and Basford Rural District Council from 1878 to present time; a director of Moore and Robinson's Nottinghamshire Banking Company; is a somewhat noted breeder and exhibitor of shire horses.

Haslam.—Joel Haslam, Park Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire; son of the late George Haslam, surveyor, of Ashover, Derbyshire, a member of an old Derbyshire family; born at Ashover in 1839; educated at Dearleap and Hallfield Gate Schools, Derbyshire. Articled, in 1860, to the late John Bromley, of Derby, an eminent surveyor and land agent, who practised in the George Stephenson era. Mr. Haslam's father and Mr. Bromley were schoolboys together at a time when school boards were not dreamed of, and office work was different to what it is now. Mr. Bromley's office hours were from eight in the morning till seven in the evening, so that Mr. Haslam's professional education was essentially practical as well as theoretical. He has passed through the good times in the agricultural interest, through the transition period, and is well fitted to deal with the present period of depression, being up-to-date in his ideas, and well able to adjust the balance between landlord and tenant; land agent for the Duke of Newcastle for all his estates in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, and in this capacity successfully negotiated a lease of the mineral rights over 30,000 acres of land to the Wigan Coal and Iron Company, which will restore through mineral wealth the deficiency caused by agricultural depression; is a Director of the Alliance Assurance Company. Married, in 1875, Annie, daughter of the late Mr. James North, of Markham Moor House, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, and has issue one daughter, Edith, and one son, Henry North Haslam, who is now in his father's office.

Hearnshaw.William Hearnshaw, Fox Hill, Burton Joyce, Notts; son of the late Thomas Hearnshaw, of Nottingham; born at Sneinton, 1833; educated at Nottingham High School. After leaving school entered Wright's Bank, Nottingham, as a junior, eventually working his way to the post of Manager, his connection with the bank extending over a period of half a century; since his retirement in 1898, has devoted his leisure time to his estate at Burton Joyce; is fond of a good horse, and takes prizes as an exhibitor; fond of sport generally, and a first class shot. Married, in 1875, Ann, third daughter of William Fletcher, of Bulcote, and has issue one child, Roger Fletcher.

Heymann.Albert Heymann, D.L., J.P., West Bridgford Hall, near Nottingham; son of Lewis Heymann, many years a prominent resident of Nottingham; born at Nottingham, 1837; educated abroad, afterwards returning to Nottingham and becoming a lace merchant; has retired from business some years; a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Notts; a member of the Notts County Council and the West Bridgford Urban District Council.

Hirst.John Abraham Hurst Hirst, J.P., Moorgate Villa, East Retford; eldest surviving son of the late Samuel Hirst, Crowtrees, Rastrick, Yorks; born at Birkby, Huddersfield; educated at Huddersfield College. Justice of the Peace for Notts and for the Borough of East Retford; for a number of years one of the representatives in the Town Council for the East Ward; President of Conservative Club, Retford, since 1875; Vice-President and Hon. Treasurer of the Bassetlaw Conservative Registration Association; Governor of the Retford Grammar School; Vice-Chairman of the Board of Guardians; Trustee of Retford Charities; member of the East Retford School Board; County Councillor for the Northern Division of the Borough of East Retford; Past Grand Treasurer for Freemasons of Province of Nottinghamshire. Married Julia Caroline, youngest daughter of the late J. W. Wheelwright, of Heathfield, Rishworth, Halifax, and has issue two sons and one daughter.

Holden.John Holden, D.L., J.P., Nuttall Temple, Nuttall, Notts; second son of the Rev. Alexander Atkinson Holden, who died 1882, by Emma, daughter of the late Colonel William Leigh Clowes, of Broughton Hall, Lancashire; born, 1848, at Spondon, Derbyshire. A Justice of the Peace for Notts; patron of two livings; has travelled a great deal on the Continent and in South America, where he spent ten years ranching; is fond of hunting and shooting. Married, 1887, Evelyn, second daughter of H. F. Waller, of Papplewick, and has issue one daughter.

Knowles.Robert Millington Knowles, D.L., J.P., Colston Bassett Hall, Bingham, Notts; son of James Knowles, J.P., Lancashire; born February 16th, 1843; educated at University College, London. Served as High Sheriff for Notts in 1885; is Hon. Major, South Notts Hussars, and has been on the County Council since its formation Lord of the Manor of Colston Bassett. Married, first, Ellen, eldest daughter of John Haslam, J.P., Lancashire; second, Alice, eldest daughter of the first Lord Crawshaw, of Leicestershire. Mr. Knowles's elder son, John Haslam, was drowned while salmon fishing, aged twenty-one years; Alfred Millington, the younger son, who married Laura Margaret, second daughter of Earl and Countess Waldegrave, was killed in action while serving with the South Notts Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa.