1895 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours

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The 1895 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours were announced in the British national press on 1 July 1895[1] following the resignation of Lord Rosebery's government on 22 June. The appointments to the Order of the Bath appeared officially in the London Gazette of 2 July.[2]




Knight Bachelor[edit]

Privy Counsellor[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Star of India (GCSI)[edit]

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)[edit]

  • Colonel Vivian Dering Majendie, C.B., Inspector of Explosives, Home Office.
  • Robert Giffen, Esq., C.B., Comptroller-General of the Commercial, Labour, and Statistical Department, Board of Trade.
  • Alfred Milner, Esq., C.B., Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue.

Commander of the Order of the Bath (CB)[edit]

  • William John Courthope, Esq., First Commissioner, Civil Service Commission.
  • John Roche Dasent, Esq., Education Department.
  • Maurice William Ernest de Bunsen, Esq., Chargé d'Affaires and Consul-General, Siam.
  • Colonel Robert Bruce Fellows, retired, late 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, Deputy Clerk of Council and Chief Clerk, Privy Council.
  • Henry John Lowndes Graham, Esq., Clerk of the Parliaments.
  • Arthur Henry Hardinge, Esq., Political Agent and Consul-General, Zanzibar.
  • Charles Hardinge, Esq., commonly called the Honourable Charles Hardinge, a Second Secretary in the Diplomatic Service.
  • Edward Stanley Hope, Esq., one of the Charity Commissioners.
  • Francis John Stephens Hopwood, Esq., C.M.G., one of the Assistant Secretaries, Board of Trade.
  • John Wesley Judd, Esq., Professor of Geology, Royal College of Science.
  • Edward Chandos Leigh, Esq., Q.C., commonly called the Honourable Edward Chandos Leigh, Q.C., Counsel to the Speaker.
  • Captain Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, D.S.O., Norfolk Regiment.
  • Reginald MacLeod, Esq., the Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, Scotland.
  • Alfred Richard Pennefather, Esq., Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District, and for the Police Courts of the *Metropolis.
  • Alfred de Bock Porter, Esq., Secretary to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners.
  • Stephen Edward Spring-Rice, Esq., one of the Principal Clerks in the Treasury.
  • Armine Wodehouse, Esq., commonly called the Honourable Armine Wodehouse, Private Secretary to the late Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.


  1. ^ "Honours and Appointments", The Times, London, 1 July 1895, page 6
  2. ^ "No. 26639". The London Gazette. 2 July 1895. p. 3740.