Francis Arthur Gordon 1808 – 1857

Francis Arthur Gordon 1808 – 1857, was a British Lieutenant Colonel in the service of the 1st Life Guards, Member of the Management Committee and a Vice President of the London Homeopathic Hospital and the British Homeopathic Association, he was a Steward at at The Annual Festival in aid of the funds of the London Homeopathic Hospital in 1851,

The Annual Festival in aid of the funds of the Charity, and in commemoration of the opening of the London Homeopathic Hospital established in London, will be held at the Albion Tavern, Aldersgate street, on Thursday, the 10th of April 1851, the anniversary of the birth of Samuel Hahnemann:

Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset 8th Duke of Beaufort in the chair.

STEWARDS: Henry William Paget Marquess of Anglesey, George Stanhope 6th Earl of Chesterfield, Arthur Algernon Capell 6th Earl of Essex, John Robert Townshend 1st Earl Sydney, John Gray 15th Lord Gray, Arthur de Vere Capell Viscount Malden, The Lord Francis Gordon, Lord Clarence Paget, Lord Alfred Paget, Culling Charles Smith, Marmaduke Blake Sampson, Frederick Hervey Foster Quin, Nathaniel Barton, J. Askew, Henry Banister, Henry Bateman 1806-1880, Capt. Branford, F Blake, Hugh Cameron, Captain Chapman, H Cholmondeley, John Burgh Crampern, Edward Cromwell Disbrowe, W. Dutton, Edward Esdaile, W. M. Fache, Fr. Fuller, H Goez, John Gosnell, George Hallett, Edward Hamilton, J Huggins, P Hughes, John Peake Knight, Joseph Kidd, Thomas Robinson Leadam, Thomas Mackern, Victor Massol, J Mayne, Jas Bell Metcalfe, C T P Metcalfe, Samuel Thomas Partridge, T Piper, W Piper, R Pope, Henry Reynolds, Albert Robinson, Henry Rosher, C J Sanders, W Scorer, Rittson Southall, T Spicer, J Smith, Charles Snewin, Charles Trueman, Thomas Uwins, W. Watkins, J Wisewould, David William Witton, Stephen Yeldham, J G Young,

The responsibility of Stewards is limited to the dinner ticket, 21s., and gentlemen who will kindly undertake the office are respectfully requested to forward their names to any of the Stewards; or to the Hon. Secretary at the Hospital. 32. Golden-square.  Ralph Buchan, Hon. Sec.

Francis Gordon was the sixth son of George Gordon, 9th Marquess of Huntly, and he played cricket for Cambridge university,

Lieutenant Colonel Lord Francis Arthur Gordon was born on 20 January 1808. He was the son of George Gordon 9th Marquess of Huntly and Catherine Cope. He married Isabel Grant, daughter of Lieutenant General Sir William Keir Grant, on 17 April 1835.

He died on 26 June 1857 at age 49. Lieutenant Colonel Lord Francis Arthur Gordon gained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the service of the 1st Life Guards. Children of Lieutenant Colonel Lord Francis Arthur Gordon and Isabel Grant: Catherine Gordon d. 2 Nov 1915; Colonel George Grant Gordon b. 29 Jan 1836, d. 24 Jan 1912; Francis Frederick Gordon b. 10 Jul 1839, d. 24 Jul 1925,

Of interest:

Laurence George Frank Gordon 1864 – 1943, grandson of Lieutenant Colonel Lord Francis Arthur Gordon, was a Brigadier General in the Army

Lieutenant General Sir William Keir Grant distinguished himself on 17 April 1794, when a squadron of his regiment saved Karl Philipp Schwarzenberg (who was a patient of Samuel Hahnemann and Matthias Marenzeller),

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