The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Landon, Perceval
Landon, Perceval, B.A., Bar.-at law, Journalist and Author; b;. 1869; s. of late Rev. Edward Henry Landon; educ: Hertford College, Oxford; called to Bar (Inner Temple), 1895; Secretary, Oxford Union Society, 1891; Special Correspondent for the Times, S.A. War, 1889-1900; joint editor of the ‘Friend’, Bloemfontein; Private Secretary to Governor of New South Wales, 1900; Special Correspondent of the ‘Daily Mail’, during Delhi Durbar, 1903; Special Correspondent of ‘The Times’, in the expedition to Lhasa, 1903-04; Special Correspondent to the Daily Telegraph during Prince of Wales’ visit to India, 1905-06; Persia, India and Nepal, 1908; Russian Turkestan, 1909; and Egypt and Soudan, 1910; is on the staff of Daily Telegraph; has travelled in several parts of the world. Publications; Heliotropes, 1903; Lhasa, 1905; Under the Sun, 1906; The story of the Indian Mutiny, 1907; Rev. Edges, 1908; The House Opposite; For the Soul of the King (translated from the French), 1909; Address: 83, Charlwood Street, S.W. Club: Beefsteak.