The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Probyn, Sir Lesley Charles
Probyn, Sir Lesley Charles, K.C.V.O., (1906), Member of Council of H.R H. Prince of Wales since 1910; s. of late Captain George Probyn, b. London, 1834; educ: Finchley; and Haileybury; joined I.C.S., 1854; m. Victoria Charlotte Isabella, d. of J. J. Kinlock of Kair, 1852; Director, G.N.R. since 1883; Auditor, Duchy of Cornwall, 1891; Member of the Council of Prince of Wales, 1897-1901; and again in 1910; served in the Indian Mutiny and won a medal; Accountant-General, Punjab.for 10 years and was Commandant of First Punjab Volunteer Rifle Corps for five years; special Commission to British Guiana. 1879; joined the Directorate of G.N. Railway, 1883. Publication: Articles published in the Journals of the Institute of Bankers of the Royal Statistical Society, the East India Association, on Financial questions. Address: 79, Onslow Square, S.W. Club: East India United Service.