Bertrand Glancy

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Bertrand Glancy
Bertrand James Glancy

(1882-12-31)31 December 1882
Dublin, Ireland
Died17 March 1953(1953-03-17) (aged 70)
Nairobi, Kenya
NationalityUnited Kingdom
OccupationColonial Administrator
Known forGovernor of the Punjab

Sir Bertrand James Glancy GCIE KCSI (31 December 1882 – 17 March 1953) was an Irish-born British colonial administrator and Governor of the Punjab between 1941 and 1946.[1]

Early life[edit]

Glancy was born on 31 December 1882 in Dublin the son of Colonel Thomas Glancy and he was educated at Clifton[2] and Exeter College, Oxford.[1] In 1905 he joined the Indian Civil Service.[1]

Indian Civil Service[edit]

In 1909 Glancy moved to the political department of the Indian Civil Service and in 1941 with over 30-years experience he was appointed Governor of Punjab, he retired in 1946.[1]

Family and later life[edit]

Glancy had married Grace Steele in 1914 and had one son, on his retirement they went to live in Kenya where he died aged 70 on 17 March 1953.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Sir Bertrand Glancy." Times [London, England] 18 Mar. 1953: 10. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Apr. 2013.
  2. ^ "Clifton College Register" Muirhead, J.A.O. p173: Bristol; J.W Arrowsmith for Old Cliftonian Society; April, 1948