Catalogue description Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole: Papers

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Details of PRO 30/43
Reference: PRO 30/43
Title: Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole: Papers

The bulk of this collection consists of the letters and papers, official, semi-official and personal, of Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole.

Letters and papers of Lady Frances Cole, wife of Sir Lowry Cole, of her parents James (Harris), first Earl and Harriet Mary Countess of Malmesbury and of some of her other relations and friends are also included, together with travel journals kept in England, Russia, France, Switzerland and South Africa by Lady Cole, Lady Malmesbury and others.

Date: 1752-1843
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English

Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, Knight, 1772-1842

Physical description: 122 papers
Immediate source of acquisition:

from 1936-1938

Mabel Lowry Cole, 1936-1938 from 1936-1938

Administrative / biographical background:

Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole served in Sicily with the 27th Inniskillings (1806 to 1809), in the Peninsula as Commander of the 4th Division (1809 to 1815) and with the army of occupation at Cambrai as Commander of the 1st Division (1815 to 1818). He was also Governor of Mauritius (1823 to 1828) and of Cape Colony (1828 to 1833).

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