William Lygon, Earl Beauchamp
The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred upon Earl Beauchamp, Chancellor of London University, by the Chancellor Sir William Cullen KCMG at a ceremony held at 2.45pm on Tuesday 30 September 1930.
A special recital on the University War Memorial Carillon was given beforehand at 2.00pm in honour of the visit of Earl Beauchamp. The programme was played by Mr J G Fletcher, Busby Musical Scholar and Honorary Carillonist, and consisted of University and folk songs, English melodies and classical music.
Earl Beauchamp was visiting Australia and New Zealand on a health trip. He had been Governor of NSW and Visitor to the University some 30 years earlier.
From the 'Sydney Morning Herald', 12 June, 27, 29 & 30 September 1930