1937 Coronation Honours

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The 1937 Coronation Honours were awarded in honour of the coronation of George VI.[1]

Royal Honours[edit]

Order of the Thistle[edit]

Royal Victorian Chain[edit]

Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)[edit]

Order of the British Empire (GBE)[edit]

Privy Council[edit]

Peerages[edit]

Earldoms[edit]

Viscountcies[edit]

Baronies[edit]

Knights/Ladies of the Order of the Garter (KG/LG)[edit]

Knights/Ladies of the Order of the Thistle (KT/LT)[edit]

Privy Counsellors[edit]

Baronetcies[edit]

Knighthood[edit]

DOMINIONS.
INDIA.
  • M. R. Ry. Diwan Bahadur Subbarayalu Kumaraswami Reddiyar Avargal, lately Minister for Education and Public Health to the Governor of Madras, Madras.
  • Rao Bahadur Chaudhuri Chhotu Ram, Member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly, Minister for Development to the Governor of the Punjab.
  • Idwal Geoffrey Lloyd, Esq., C.S.I., Indian Civil Service (retired), lately Member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Burma.
  • Robert Ernest Jack, Esq., Indian Civil Service,Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal.
  • Kenneth William Barlee, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Indian Civil Service, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay,
  • John Gibb Thorn, Esq., D.S.O., M.C., Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, United Provinces.
  • Frederick Louis Grille, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Indian Civil Service, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Nagpur, Central Provinces.
  • George Richard Frederick Tottenham, Esq., C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, lately Secretary to the Government of India in the Defence Department.
  • Theodore James Tasker, Esq., C.I.E., O.B.E., Indian Civil Service, Revenue and Police Member, His Exalted Highness the Nizam's Government, Hyderabad, Deccan.
  • Kenneth Mclntyre Kemp, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, J.P., Advocate-General, Bombay.
  • Brigadier Harold John Couchman, D.S.O., M.C., R.E., Surveyor-General of India.
  • John Nesbitt Gordon Johnson, Esq., C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, lately Chief Commissioner of Delhi.
  • Seth Haji Abdoola Haroon, Member of the Central Legislative Assembly, Merchant, Sind.
  • Colonel Arthur Olver, C.B., C.M.G., F.R.C.V.S., F.N.L, Royal Army Veterinary Corps (retired), Expert Adviser in Animal Husbandry to the Imperial Council of Agricultural Research.
  • Colonel Edward Hearle Cole, C.B., C.M.G., Indian Army (retired), Landlord, Okara Punjab.
  • Thomas Howard Elderton, Esq., Chairman, Calcutta Port Trust, Bengal.
  • Frank Birley, Esq., Member of the Madras Legislative Council, Director, Messrs. Best & Co., Ltd., Madras.
  • David Burnett Meek, Esq., C.I.E., O.B.E., Indian Educational Service, Indian Trade Commissioner in London.
  • Frank Herbert Brown, Esq., C.I.E., Honorary Secretary, East India Association, London.
  • Vivian Everard Donne Jarrad, Esq., Agent, Bengal-Nagpur Railway.
  • Narayan Vishvanath Mandlik, Esq., Advocate, Bombay.
COLONIES, PROTECTORATES, &c.

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knights/Dames Grand Cross (GCB)[edit]

Military[edit]

Civil[edit]

Knights/Dames Commander (KCB/DCB)[edit]

Military[edit]

Civil[edit]

Companions (CB)[edit]

Military[edit]

Civil[edit]

  • Charles Seymour Wright, OBE, MC
  • Major-General Henry Augustus Lewis, C.B.E. (late Royal Artillery), Director of Artillery, the War Office.
  • Honorary Colonel George, Baron Rochdale, President, Territorial Army and Air Force Association of the County of Middlesex.
  • Honorary Colonel Sir Henry William Cameron-Ramsay-Fairfax-Lucy, Bt., Chairman, Territorial Army and Air Force Association of the County of Warwick.
  • Colonel Leonard Green, M.C., T.D., Territorial Army, Commander, 125th (Lancashire Fusiliers) Infantry Brigade.
  • David Randall Pye, Esq., M.A., Sc.D., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.Ae.S., Director of Scientific Research, Air Ministry.
  • Walter Raymond Birchall, Esq., Deputy Director-General, General Post Office.
  • William John Braithwaite, Esq., Commissioner for the Special Purposes of the Income Tax Acts.
  • John Ainsworth Dale, Esq., C.B.E., Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Labour.
  • John Harry Hebb, Esq., C.B.E., M.B., B.Ch.; Director-General of Medical Services, Ministry of Pensions.
  • Algar Henry Stafford Howard, Esq., C.V.O., Norroy King of Arms and Principal Herald of the North Part of England.
  • Alan Frederick Lascelles, Esq., C.M.G., M.V.O., M.C., Assistant Private Secretary to His Majesty The King.
  • Francis William Lascelles, Esq., M.C., Principal Clerk of Public Bills, House of Lords.
  • Cecil Winton Maudslay, Esq., Principal Assistant Secretary, Board of Education.
  • Bernard Rackham, Esq., F.S.A., Keeper, Department of Ceramics, Victoria and Albert Museum.
  • George Thomas Reid, Esq., Principal Assistant Secretary, Unemployment Assistance Board.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Frederic Newell Westbury, O.B.E., M.C., Regional Director, Scottish Region, General Post Office.

Order of Merit (OM)[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knights Grand Commander (GCSI)[edit]

Knights Commander (KCSI)[edit]

Companions (CSI)[edit]

  • Claude Henry Gidney, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Political Service, Officiating Resident at Hyderabad.
  • Vice-Admiral Arthur Edward Frederick Bedford, C.B., Flag Officer Commanding, The Royal Indian Navy.
  • Hugh Dow, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of India in the Commerce Department.
  • Arthur Cunningham Lothian, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Political Service, Additional Secretary to the Crown Representative.
  • Henry Joseph Twynam, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, lately Officiating Chief Secretary to the Government of Bengal.
  • Major-General Edward Merivale Steward, C.B., O.B.E., Indian Army, Director of Supplies and Transport, Army Headquarters, India.
  • Major-General Hugh Francis Edward MacMahon, C.B., C.B.E., M.C., Indian Army, Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster-General, Northern Command.
  • M. R. Ry. Diwan Bahadur Narsimha Ayyangar Gopalaswami Ayyangar Avargal, C.I.E., lately Member, Board of Revenue, Madras.
  • William Bailie Brett, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Chief Secretary to the Government of Bihar.
  • Clement Wansbrough Gwynne, Esq., C.I.E., O.B.E., Indian Civil Service, Chief Secretary to the Government of the United Provinces.
  • Charles Francis Waterfall, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Chief Secretary to the Government of the Central Provinces.
  • John William Smyth, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Commissioner, Central Division, Bombay.
  • Charles Frederick Grant, Esq., Indian Civil Service (retired), lately Commissioner, Burma

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Knights Grand Cross (GCMG)[edit]

  • Sir William Henry Clark, KCSI, KCMG – His Majesty's High Commissioner for Basutoland, the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland.
  • Sir Robert Randolph Garran, KCMG, KC. For public services in the Commonwealth of Australia.
  • The Right Honourable Sir Michael Myers, KCMG – Chief Justice, Dominion of New Zealand.
  • Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon, K.C.M.G., K.B.E., Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria.
  • The Right Honourable Sir Percy Lyham Loraine, Bt., K.C.M.G., His Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at Angora.
  • Sir Frederick William Leith-Ross, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., Chief Economic Adviser to His Majesty's Government.

Knights Commander (KCMG)[edit]

  • Sir David Thomas Chadwick, CSI, CIE – Secretary of the Imperial Economic Committee and of the Executive Council of the Imperial Agricultural Bureaux.
  • The Honourable Sir Frederick Wollaston Mann, LLM – Lieutenant-Governor and Chief Justice of the State of Victoria.
  • Algernon Phillips Withiel Thomas – Emeritus Professor, Auckland University College, Dominion of New Zealand. For services to education.
  • Sir John Caulcutt. For services to the Colonial Office and to the Colonies in regard to currency and banking problems.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Henry Fortnom Cox, C.M.G., D.S.O., R.A., British Resident, Trans-Jordan.
  • Sir Arthur Salisbury Lawrance, K.B.E., C.M.G., D.S.O., Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Somaliland Protectorate.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Francis George Montagu-Douglas-Scott, D.S.O. For public services in Kenya.
  • William Barrowclough Brown, Esq., C.B., C.B.E., Second Secretary to the Board of Trade.
  • Cecil Francis Joseph Dormer, Esq., M.V.O., His Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Oslo.
  • Norman King, Esq., C.M.G., His Majesty's Consul-General at Barcelona.
  • George Arthur Drostan Ogilvie-Forbes, Esq., C.M.G., Counsellor at His Majesty's Embassy at Berlin, until recently His Majesty's Charge d'Affaires at Valencia.
  • William Henry Robinson, Esq., C.B.E., Assistant to the Principal Establishment Officer, Foreign Office.

Companions (CMG)[edit]

  • Edgar Layton Bean, Esq., LL.B., Parliamentary Draftsman, State of South Australia.
  • Kingsley Anketell Henderson, Esq., F.R.I.B.A., F.R.V.I.A. For public services in the Commonwealth of Australia.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Higginson, Chief Administrative Officer for Central Europe, Imperial War Graves Commission.
  • Robert Henry Hogg, Esq., O.B.E., M.B., President of the Branch in the Dominion of New Zealand of the British Medical Association.
  • Thomas Dwyer Kelly, Esq., Under-Secretary and Comptroller of Accounts, Treasury, State of New South Wales.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel the Honourable George Victor Lansell, V.D., Member of the Legislative Council, State of Victoria. For public and social welfare services.
  • Arthur Edgar Leighton, Esq., F.I.C., Controller-General of Munitions Supply, Commonwealth of Australia.
  • Moir Mackenzie, Esq., O.B.E., Manager of the Empire Division, Federation of British Industries.
  • James Francis Murphy, Esq., Secretary, Department of Commerce, Commonwealth of Australia.
  • Harold Eddey Priestman, Esq., Administrative Secretary to the High Commissioner for Basutoland, the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland.
  • John Rigg, Esq. For services in connection with the Workers' Educational Association in the Dominion of New Zealand.
  • Captain the Honourable William Sidney Senior, M.C., Minister of Mines and Public Works, Southern Rhodesia.
  • Hugh Nimmo Tait, Esq., Assistant Secretary, Dominions Office.
  • Harrie Dalrymple Wood, Esq., LL.B., Prothonotary of the Supreme Court, State of New South Wales.
  • John Conrad Abraham, Esq., M.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Senior Provincial Commissioner, Nyasaland Protectorate.
  • Francis Noel Ashley, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Resident Commissioner, British Solomon Islands Protectorate.
  • Francis John Bagshawe, Esq., M.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Senior Provincial Commissioner, Tanganyika Territory.
  • William Bartley, Esq., M.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, President, Municipal Commissioners, Singapore, Straits Settlements.
  • Cecil James Juxon Talbot Barton, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Colonial Secretary, Fiji.
  • Alexander John Findlay, Esq., M.A., B.Sc. Colonial Agricultural Service, Director of Agriculture, Zanzibar.
  • Charles Joseph Jeffries, Esq., O.B.E., Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office.
  • John Edward Siegfried Merrick, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Chief Secretary, Uganda Protectorate.
  • John William Moir, Esq. An early pioneer in the Nyasaland Protectorate.
  • Hubert Ernest Newnham, Esq., V.D., Colonial Administrative Service, Principal Collector of Customs, and Chairman, Colombo Port Commission, Ceylon.
  • Frederick John Salmon, Esq., M.C., Commissioner of Lands and Surveys, Palestine.
  • Norman Lockhart Smith, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Colonial Secretary, Hong Kong.
  • Arthur Hudson Stocks, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Provincial Commissioner, Sierra Leone.
  • Charles Francis Massy Swynnerton, Esq., Director of Tsetse Research, Tanganyika Territory.
  • Gerald Charles Whiteley, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Deputy Chief Secretary, Nigeria.
  • Charles Campbell Woolley, Esq., O.B.E., M.C., Colonial Administrative Service, Colonial Secretary, Jamaica.
  • Arthur Francis Aveling, Esq., C.B.E., Acting Counsellor at His Majesty's Embassy at Warsaw.
  • Sir Noel Hughes Havelock Charles, Bt., M.C., Counsellor at His Majesty's Embassy at Brussels.
  • Colonel The Honourable Bertram Aloysius Forbes, O.B.E., until recently Assistant Inspector-General, Egyptian Army.
  • Donald St. Clair Gainer, Esq., O.B.E., His Majesty's Consul-General at Munich.
  • Oliver Charles Harvey, Esq., a Counsellor in the Foreign Office.
  • Robert George Howe, Esq., Counsellor at His Majesty's Embassy at Peking.
  • Walter St. Clair Howland Roberts, Esq., M.C.. an Acting Counsellor in the Foreign Office.
  • Patrick Stratford Scrivener, Esq., First Secretary at His Majesty's Embassy at Angora.
  • Frederick Watson, Esq., O.B.E., His Majesty's Consul-General at Philadelphia.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Dames Grand Cross (GCVO)[edit]

Knights Grand Cross (GCVO)[edit]

Dames Commanders (DCVO)[edit]

Knights Commanders (KCVO)[edit]

Commanders (CVO)[edit]

Members of the Fourth Class (LVO)[edit]

  • Charles Lambert Bayne, Esq.
  • Miss Catherine Black, M.B.E., R.R.C.
  • Lieutenant the Honourable Thomas William Edward Coke.
  • Miss Rosina Davies, M.B.E., A.R.R.C.
  • Cyril Frederick Gamon, Esq.
  • Major Norman Wilmhurst Gwatkin.
  • Major George Frederick Thomas Hopkins, M.V.O., M.C.
  • Miss Cicely Howland, O.B.E.
  • Lionel Logue, Esq.
  • John Lowther, Esq.
  • Ivison Stevenson Macadam, Esq., C.B.E.
  • Charles Johns Mole, Esq., M.B.E.
  • Captain Hugh Donald Ross, M.C.
  • Captain Roy Dugdale Salmon, M.C.
  • Major Christopher Ronald Spear, M.C.
  • Henry Austin Strutt, Esq.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Edward John Patteson Travis Walker, O.B.E.

Members of the Fifth Class (MVO)[edit]

  • William Arthur Chadwick, Esq.
  • Alfred William Evans, Esq.
  • Miss Helen Louisa Gardiner.
  • Henry William Francis Godley, Esq.
  • William Rose Jarvis, Esq.
  • Joseph Walter Jones, Esq.
  • John Thomas Lincoln Kendle, Esq.
  • Herbert William Kirk, Esq.
  • Charles Philip Waters, Esq.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GBE)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Dame Grand Cross (GBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Dames Commanders (DBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Knights Commanders (KBE)[edit]

Military Division
  • Vice-Admiral Henry John Studholme Brownrigg, C.B., D.S.O.
  • Vice-Admiral James Murray Pipon, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., O.B.E. (Retired).
  • Major-General Horace de Courcy Martelli, C.B., D.S.O., late Royal Artillery, Lieutenant-Governor and Commanding The Troops, Jersey District.
  • Major-General Edward Nicholson Broadbent, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., late The King's Own Scottish Borderers, Lieutenant-Governor-and Commanding The Troops, Guernsey and Alderney District.
  • Major-General William James Norman Cooke-Collis, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., late The Royal Ulster Rifles, General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland District.
  • Major-General Andrew Jameson McCulloch, C.B., D.S.O., D.C.M., Colonel, The Highland Light Infantry - (City of Glasgow Regiment), Commander, 52nd (Lowland) Division, Scottish Command, late General Officer Commanding the Troops, Malta.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Alfred William Iredell, C.B., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., K.H.P., Royal Air Force.
Civil Division

Commanders (CBE)[edit]

Officers (OBE)[edit]

Members (MBE)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 34396". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 May 1937. pp. 3073–3106. 
  2. ^ "No. 34396". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 May 1937. p. 3080.