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TitleNeville Lyttetlton letters to friends
Extent1 files
DescriptionLetters from Neville Lyttelton to various friends including a Miss Pearson, Lord Wentworth, Captain R.D. Vincent, Mrs Noel, 1855-1916.
Admin HistoryGeneral Sir Neville Lyttelton born the third son of the 4th Baron Lyttelton, of Hagley Hall in Worcestershire, 1845; his mother was sister-in-law of William Gladstone; educated at Eton College; entered Rifle Brigade, 1865; served in Jowaki Expedition, India, 1877, and in Egyptian Campaign, 1882; Military Secretary to Governor of Gibraltar, 1883-1885, and to Governor of Bombay, 1885-1890; 2nd in Command, 3 Bn, Rifle Bde, Jullundar, India, 1890-1893; Lt Col, 1892; commanded 2 Bn, Rifle Bde, Dublin, Ireland, 1893-1895; appointed Assistant Adjutant General War Office, 1895; Assistant Military Secretary, War Office, 1897-1898; commanded brigade during Nile Expedition, Sudan, 1898; commanded 4 Infantry Bde, 2 and 4 Divs, South Africa, 1899-1900; served in Natal, 1901-1902; Commander-in-Chief, South Africa, 1902-1904; Commander-in-Chief, Ireland, 1908-1912; appointed Governor of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, 1912; died, 1931. He married Katherine Stuart-Wortley in 1883 and they had 3 daughters.
ArrangementChronological, by first date.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/39Lyttelton; Sir; Neville Gerald (1845-1931); Knight, General
DS/UK/1770Pearson (fl. 1855-1916)
DS/UK/1771Wentworth; Lord (fl. 1855-1916)
DS/UK/1772Vincent; R.D. (fl. 1855-1916); Captain
DS/UK/1773Noel (fl. 1855-1916)