Francis Barrow Pearce

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Francis Barrow Pearce CMG (16 September 1866[1][2] – 11 June 1926)[3] was a British imperial administrator and author.

He was acting Commissioner of Nyasaland (now Malawi) from 1 April 1907 to September 1907 and acting Governor of Nyasaland from 1 April 1910 to 4 July 1910. In 1914, he became British Resident in Zanzibar, working alongside the protectorate's High Commissioner Henry Conway Belfield.[4]

In 1920, his Zanzibar: the Island Metropolis of Eastern Africa was published in Great Britain by T. F. Unwin.



  • Le bassin de la haute Wichéra with Louis Duparc and Margarita N. Tikhonovich in Volume 3 of Recherches géologiques et pétrologiques sur l'Oural du nord (1909)


  1. ^ England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  2. ^ UK, British Army Lists, 1882-1962
  3. ^ "Deaths". The Times. 16 June 1926.
  4. ^ "Sir H.C. Belfield appointed High Commissioner". The Times. 18 April 1914.