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Francis Lushington 
Norris
1865 - 1945


Francis Lushington 
Norris
, Venn: College: TRINITY Entered: Michs. 1883 Born: Died: 1945 Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 21, 1883. [4th] s. of the Ven. John Pilkington (1841) [Archdeacon of Bristol], of 3, Great George Street, Bristol. B. [Sept. 1], 1865, in London. School, Winchester. Matric. Michs. 1883; B.A. 1886; M.A. 1890; D.D. 1914. Ord. deacon (Gloucester and Bristol) 1887; priest, 1888; C. of Tewkesbury, 1887-9. Missionary (S.P.G.) at Peking, 1889-1914. Bishop of North China, 1914-40. A missionary in Peking during the siege at the time of the Boxer rebellion, when `his courage and judgment led Sir Claude Macdonald to give him special responsibilities.' Captured in 1933 (during one of his diocesan journeys) by Chinese bandits `but his Chinese servant persuaded the bandits to release him.' During the Japanese occupation in the second World War was permitted `comparative freedom within a confined area. Chinese Order for Famine Relief, 1918-19. Author, China. Died July 2, 1945, at Shanghai. Brother of Edward J. (1879). (Winchester Coll. Reg.; Crockford; Who's Who; The Times, July 23 and 24, 1945.)

Born: 1st Sep 1865Baptised:
Died: Shanghai, China 2nd Jul 1945 Buried:
Family:
Norris

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1.
Francis Lushington 
Norris
1865 - 1945
2.
Rev.Canon John Pilkington 
Norris
(
Lushington
) 1823 - 1891
4.
 
3.
Edith Grace 
Lushington
(
Norris
) c. 1832 - post 1858
6.
Rt.Hon.Dr. Stephen 
Lushington
(
Carr
) 1782 - 1873
7.
Sarah Grace 
Carr
(
Lushington
) 1794 - 1837

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1.
Edward John 
Norris
1860 - 1940

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1st Sep 1865Born
2nd Jul 1945Died Shanghai, China
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