Papers of Francis G. Finch

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (90) (Box 4)
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      78 ff.

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, correspondence with the Oxford Development RecordsProject, memorandum of experiences in East Africa with transcript, [1978-1984].

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis Gerald Finch (b 1924) was educated at Stonyhurst College and undertookmilitary service, 1943-1950, including with the Somalia Gendarmerie in Italian Somaliland,1946-1948, in the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Somalia and Kenya,1949-1950, rising to the rank of captain. He started work as a cadet,Tanganyika, 1951, and held the position of district officer, 1953-1962 inthe Tanganyika Government Service.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (90) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).

Related Material

Photocopied statements of accounts of the Tanganyika reunion, 1971-1983, with twolists of members, 1978-1981 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1899).