Francis, David Noel
1904-1992; e.m. 1930

Born in London on 13 July 1904, he was educated, after a brief spell in banking, at Peterhouse and Wesley House, Cambridge. After service in the Home Organization Department of the WMMS, in 1933 he went for eight years to Hyderabad, India; then in 1958 became secretary of the Local Preachers' Department. He was a founder member of the Young Laymen's League and for some years its general secretary. For eight years he edited the Bulletin of the Fellowship of the Kingdom. He wrote several books, the last entitled Jesus - Our Way to God. He died (in Bristol?) on 13 May 1992.

  • Methodist Recorder, 11 June 1992