The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Willingdon, 1st Baron of Ratton. (1910), His Excellency the Right Hon'ble Freeman Freeman-Thomas
Willingdon, 1st Baron of Ratton, (1910), His Excellency the Right Hon’ble Freeman Freeman-Thomas, G.C.I.E., Governor of Bombay, since 1913; o.s. of Frederick Freeman-Thomas of Ratson, b. at Eton, 1886; educ: at Eton, and Trinity College, Cambridge; Major, Sussex. Imperial Yeomanry for 15 years; A.D.C. to Governor of Victoria, 1895-98; M.P.(L) Hastings, 1900-06; Junior Lord of the Treasury, 1905-12 : M.P.(L) Burdwan Division of , 1900-10; Lord-in-Waiting to H.M. the King-Emperor; appointed Governor of Bombay and took his seat, 5th April 1913; m. Lady Mary Adelaide, d. of 1st Earl of Brassey, 1833; Heir: s. Hon’ble Gerard Frederick Freeman Thomas; b. 1893. Address: Government House, Bombay. Clubs: Bachelors’, Broker’s.