The Diamond Jubilee Honours for the British Empire were announced on 22 June 1897 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria on 20 June 1897.[1][2][3]

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

Baron

Privy Council (PC)

Baronet

Knight

Order of the Star of India

Knight Grand Commander (GCSI)

Knight Commander (KCSI)

Companion (CSI)

Order of the Indian Empire

Knight Grand Commander (GCIE)

Knight Commander (KCIE)

Companion (CIE)

Order of St Michael and St George

Knight Grand Cross (GCMG)

Knight Commander (KCMG)

Honorary

Companion (CMG)

Honorary

Order of the Bath

Great Master

Knight Grand Cross (GCB)

Honorary (Civil Division)
Military Division
Civil Division

Knight Commander (KCB)

Military Division
Civil Division

Companion (CB)

Military Division
Civil Division

Honours for cities and boroughs

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 :—

References

  1. ^ "No. 10895". The Edinburgh Gazette. 25 June 1897. pp. 589–600.
  2. ^ "No. 26947". The London Gazette. 14 March 1898. p. 1689.
  3. ^ "Diamond Jubilee Honours". Court and Social. The Times (35236). London. 22 June 1897. col E, p. 10.