1897 Diamond Jubilee Honours

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The Diamond Jubilee Honours for the British Empire were announced in 22 June 1897 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria on 20 June 1897.[1][2]

The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour, with classes (Knight Grand Cross, etc.) and then divisions (Military, Civil, etc.) as appropriate.

Earldom[edit]

Peers[edit]

Privy Council (PC)[edit]

Baronet[edit]

Knight[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Grand Commander (GCSI)[edit]

Knight Commander (KCSI)[edit]

Companion (CSI)[edit]

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knight Grand Commander (GCIE)[edit]

Knight Commander (KCIE)[edit]

Companion (CIE)[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GCMG)[edit]

  • The Right Honourable Viscount Gormanston KCMG, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of Tasmania.
  • The Honourable Sir Walter Francis Hely-Hutchinson KCMG, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of Natal.
  • Sir Alfred Milner KCB, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope and Her Majesty's High Commissioner for South Africa.
  • The Honourable Wilfrid Laurier, President of the Privy Council and Premier of the Dominion of Canada.
  • The Honourable Sir Richard John Cartwright KCMG, Minister of Trade and Commerce for the Dominion of Canada.
  • Sir William Robinson KCMG, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of Hong Kong.
  • Sir Henry Arthur Blake KCMG, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Island of Jamaica.
  • The Honourable Sir Oliver Mowat KCMG, Minister of Justice fur the Dominion of Canada.

Knight Commander (KCMG)[edit]

Honorary
  • His Highness Ibrahim, Sultan of the State and Territory of Johore

Companion (CMG)[edit]

Honorary

Order of the Bath[edit]

Great Master[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GCB)[edit]

Honorary (Civil Division)
Military Division
Civil Division

Knight Commander (KCB)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Companion (CB)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Honours for cities and boroughs[edit]

The Queen has also been pleased to direct that the Chief Magistrates of the cities of Leeds and Sheffield shall in future bear the title of Lord Mayor.

Her Majesty has also been pleased to direct that the following boroughs shall be raised to the rank of cities :—

  • Nottingham.
  • Bradford.
  • Kingston-upon-Hull.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 26947. p. 1689. 14 March 1898. Retrieved 10 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Diamond Jubilee Honours" (Court and Social). The Times (London). Tuesday, 22 June 1897. (35236), col E, p. 10.