Overview

Francis Light

(1740—1794) colonist in Penang, Malaya


'Francis Light' can also refer to...

STAPLETON, Francis Harry (1876 - 1956), late Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry

Light, Francis (bap. 1740, d. 1794), colonist in Penang, Malaya

BARKER, Ernest Francis William (1877 - 1961), late Royal Corps of Signals and Yorkshire Light Infantry

PHILLIPS, Geoffrey Francis (1880 - 1968), late Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

PRICE, Thomas Herbert Francis (1869 - 1945), late Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

ROGERS, Francis Caryer Campbell (1883 - 1915), Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

REID, Francis Maude (1849 - 1922), retired pay; late the Highland Light Infantry

BURNAND, Francis Cowley (1836 - 1917), barrister, Lincoln’s Inn; editor of Punch, 1862–1906; dramatic author, light literature

O’CALLAGHAN, Francis Langford (1839 - 1909), director Burma Railway Co.; director Egyptian Delta Light Railway Co.

Mildmay, Francis Bingham (1861 - 1947), PC 1916; DL, JP Devon; Lt-Col West Kent Imp. Yeomanry; President of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1932, 1941–43; and of Veterinary Committee of the same; Member of Executive Council of the Royal Veterinary College; extensive breeder and exhibitor of S Devon cattle; President, Hunters Improvement and Light Horse Breeding Society, 1922 and 1937

Mountbatten, Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) (1900 - 1979), Governor of the Isle of Wight, 1965; Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, since 1974; Personal ADC to the Queen since 1953 (Personal Naval ADC to King Edward VIII, 1936, and to King George VI, 1937–52); Col of the Life Guards, 1965; Col Commandant of the Royal Marines, 1965; Hon. Lt-Gen. and Air Marshal, 1942, and Hon. Colonel: Calcutta Light Horse, 1947; 292 Airborne Field Regt, 1947–55, 289 Parachute Regt, RHA(TA), 1956; 4/5th Bn The Royal Hampshire Regiment (TA), 1964–71; an Elder Brother of Trinity House; Grand President: Brit. Commonwealth Ex-Services League, 1946–74; Royal Life Saving Society; Royal Over-Seas League; Pres. of Council of SSAFA; King George’s Fund for Sailors; Royal Naval Film Corporation, Royal Naval Saddle Club, Sailors Home and Red Ensign Club, Gordon Smith Inst., Liverpool, Training Ship Mercury and Commando Benevolent Fund; Society of Genealogists; Britain-Burma Soc.; Past Pres., Soc. of Film and Television Arts; Mem. and Past Pres., Inst. of Electronic and Radio Engineers; Chm. and Founder, National Electronics Research Council; Commodore Sea Scouts; Mem. and Past Prime Warden Shipwrights’ Company; Hon. Mem. Honourable Company of Master Mariners; Mem. Mercers’, Vintners’ and Grocers’ Companies; Royal Swedish Naval Soc.; Inner Magic Circle; Sword of Honour and Freedom of City of London, 1946; High Steward, 1940, and First Freeman, 1946, of Romsey; Freedom of City of Edinburgh, 1954; Freedom of Paimpol, 1961

 
Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.