Social Victorians/1897-05-26 Pembroke State Dinner
Earl of Pembroke's State DinnerEdit
- 1897 May 26
- Hosted by Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke, at his residence, 8 Chesterfield Gardens
People Invited (Not All Attended)Edit
- General his Serene Highness Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar, G.C.B., K.P.
- The Earl of Ancaster
- The Earl of Kintore, G.C.M.G.
- Earl Waldegrave
- General Viscount Bridport, G.C.B.
- Viscount Curzon, M.P., Treasurer of the Household
- The Right Hon. Lord Arthur Hill, M.P.
- Comptroller of the Household: Colonel Lord Edward Pelham Clinton, K.C.B., Master of the Household
- Lord Colville of Culross, K.T., G.C.V.O.
- Lieutenant-Colonel the Right Hon. Sir Fleetwood Edwards, K.C.B.
- The Hon. Arthur Hay, Admiral of the Fleet
- Sir Edmund Commerell, G.C.B., V.C.
- General Sir Michael Biddulph, G.C.B.
- Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur Bigge, K.C.B.
- Sir James Reid, K.C.B.
- Sir Francis Knollys, K.C.M.G., C.B.
- Sir J. C. Robinson
- Colonel Alfred Egerton, C.B.
- Mr. T. C. March, C.B.
- Colonel Arthur Collins, M.V.O.
- Colonel Cuthbert Larking
- Mr. Horace West
- Mr. R. J. Godlee
- Mr. G. T. Hertslet
- Mr. W. Gibson
- Mr. George Courroux
- Mr. Thomas Kingscote
- Mr. W. H. Massey
From the Morning PostEdit
<quote>The Earl of Pembroke, C.C.V.O., Lord Steward, gave a State Dinner last evening at his residence, 8, Chesterfield-gardens, to which were invited .... A few of the above were unavoidably prevented attending the dinner.</quote> (MB:TLS)
Questions and NotesEdit
- Who are the Comptroller of the Household, the Right Hon. Lord Arthur Hill, M.P., or Colonel Lord Edward Pelham Clinton, K.C.B.?
- No women at this dinner? Or no women reported on but were present?
- MB:TLS "Ministerial Banquets: The Lord Steward." Morning Post 27 May 1897, Thursday: 7 [of 12], Col. 5B. British Newspaper Archive. http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000174/18970527/070/0007 (accessed December 2014).