Arthur Galsworthy

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Sir Arthur Norman Galsworthy KCMG (1 July 1916 – 7 October 1986) was a British soldier and diplomat. He was educated at Emanuel School and the University of Oxford. In 1967, he was established a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG).[1]

In 1970, he was appointed by the British government to serve as the Governor of Pitcairn Islands and High Commissioner to New Zealand.[2] In 1973, he was established the Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, where he served from 1973–1976.[3]

Personal background[edit]

Galsworthy is the father of the diplomat, Sir Anthony Galsworthy.[citation needed] His brother, Sir John Galsworthy KCVO, CMG was the British Ambassador to Mexico 1972–1977.


  1. ^ "Supplement to The London Gazette" (PDF). The London Gazette. 1 January 1967. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  2. ^ "Pitcairn Government". 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  3. ^ "The London Gazette, 10th April 1973" (PDF). The London Gazette. 10 April 1973. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
John Peck
UK Ambassador to Ireland
Succeeded by
Christopher Ewart-Biggs

External links[edit]

  • GALSWORTHY, Sir Arthur (Norman)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 17 May 2011 (subscription required)