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Surnames: WAR-WAU


WARD, Adolphus William, Litt.D., Hon. LL.D.; Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge Master of Peterhouse from 1900; President of the Royal Historical Society, 1899-1901; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, 1901 ; Professor of History and Literature, Owens College, Manchester; author of ‘The House of Austria in the Thirty Years’ War,’ ‘A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne,’ ‘The Counter Reformation.’

WARD. H. Marshall, D.Sc., F.R.S.,;Professor of Botany, Cambridge; Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; Hon. Fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge; President of the British Mycological Society; Cryptogamic, Botanist to Ceylon Government, 1880-82 ; Professor of Botany in Forest School Cooper’s-Hill, 1885-95; author of ‘Timber and some of its Diseases,’ ‘The Oak,’ ‘Sachs’ Lectures on the Physiology of Plants,’ ‘Grasses,’ ‘Disease in Plants.’

WARD, James, M.A., LL.D., D. Sc.; Fellow of Trin Coll., and Professor of Mental Philosophy, Cambridge ; Gifford Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, 1895-97; author of ‘Naturalism and Agnosticism.’

WARD, Rev. J. Clifton; mernber of the Geological Survey of Great Britain ; author of ‘Elementary Natural Philosophy,’ ‘Elementary Geology,’ The Geology of the Northern Part of the English Lake District.’

WARD, Mary Augusta (Mrs Humphry WRD); author of ‘Robert Elsmere,’ ‘The History of David Grieve,’ ‘Marcella,’ ‘Sir George Tressady,’ ‘Helbeck of Bannisdale,’ ‘Eleanor,’ etc.

WARD, Robert de C., A.M.;. Instructor in Clima-tology, Harvard University.

WARD, Thomas Humphry, M.A.; formerly Tutor and Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford.; editor of ‘The English Poets,’ ‘English Art in the Public Galleries of London,’ ‘The Reign of Queen Victoria,’ ‘Men of the Time.’

WARDELL, Major-Gen. W. H., R.A.; formerly of the Gunpowder Factory, Waltham Abbey; author of ‘Short Notes on Gunpowder and its Manu-facture.’

WARRACK, John; author of Liabilities of Ship-owners for loss or Damage of Goods,’ etc.

WARRE, Rev. Edmund, D.D. ; sometime Fellow of All Soul’s Coll., Oxford; Hon. Fellowof Balliol College ; Headmaster of Eton from 1884.; Prebendary of Wells Cathedral from 1899.

WARREN Rev. Frederick Edward, M.A.,B.D., F.S.A.; Fellow of St. John’s College, Oxford, 1865-82 ; author of ‘The Old Catholic Ritual done into English and compared with the Corresponding Offices in the Roman and Old German Manuals,’ ‘The Liturgy and Ritual of the Celtic Church,’.etc.

WATERHOUSE, Major-Gen. James ; Indian Staff Corps; Vice-President Roy. Phot. Soc.;,Indian Ordnance Dept. 1866; Assist. Surveyor-Gen. in charge of photographic operations in the Surveyor-General’s Office, Calcutta, 1866-97 ; took part in the observation of total eclipses, 1871 and 1875, and of transit of Venus, 1874; President of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1888-90; author of ‘The Preparation of Drawings for Photographic Reproduction,’ and numer-ous papers in the ‘Bengal Asiatic Society’s Journal.’

WATERHOUSE, Paul, M.A.; Fellow of the Royal Inst. of British Architects.

WATSON, Alfred Edward Thomas (‘Rapier’); editor of the ‘Badminton Library’ and ‘Badminton Magazine’; musical, and dramatic critic of the Standard’; edited the ‘Illustrated Sporting Dramatic News,’ writing under the signature ‘Rapier,’ 1880-95; author of ‘Sketches in the Hunting Field,’ ‘Race Course and Covert Side,’ ‘Types of the Turf,’ ‘Steeplechasing,’ etc.

WATSON, Colonel Charles Moore, M.A., C.M.G., C.B., late R.E.; Deputy Inspector-General of Fortitications, War Office ; served in Sudan,1874-1875; A.D.C. to Field-Marshal Sir Lintorn Simmons, G. C. B., 1878-80; employed in India Office, 1880-1882; special service, Egyptian War, 1882; served in Egyptian Army, 1882-86, with rank of Pasha; Assistant Inspector-General of Fortifications 1891-96; Deputy Inspector-General, 1896.

WATSON, Rev. Henry William, D.Sc., F.R.S.; Fellow and Assistant Tutor, Trinity Coll., Cambridge, 1851 ; author of ‘Treatise on Geometry,’ ‘Kinetic -Theory of Gases’ ; joint-author of ‘A Treatise on Generalised Co-ordinates applied to the Kinetics of a Material System,’ ‘Electricity and Magnetism.’

WATSON, John; Edinburgh.

WATSON, W. M.

WATT, Francis. M.A. author of ‘'The History of Scotland, from Robert the Prince to the Union of the: Crowns’ ; joint-author of ‘Picturesque Scotland,’ and ‘Romantic Scenes and Historical Associations, with an account of the National Sports and Games of the Highlands.’

WATTS, Henry Edward; ediitor of ‘The Melbourne Argus’; author of ‘Life of Cervantes,’ ‘History of Spain’; translated ‘Don Quixote.’

WATTS, Isaac; late Secretary to the Cotton Supply Association ; author of ‘The Cotton Supply Associa-tion, its origin and Progress,’ and ‘Cotton.’

WATTS, Philip F.R.S.; Director of Naval Construction; formerly Naval Architect and Director of War Shipbuilding Department of Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co.

WATTS-DUNTON. Theodore: poet, novelist, and critic; author of ‘The Coming of Love,’ ‘Aylwin’; edited ‘Lavengro,’etc.

WAUGH, Arthur; London Correspondent to the ‘New York Critic,’ 1893-97; literary adviser to Kegan Paul and Co. Ltd.; author of ‘Gordon in Africa, ‘Alfred, Lord Tennyson’; edited ‘Johnson’s Lives of the Poets’; edited the ‘Pamphlet Library,’ ‘Legends of the Wheel,’ ‘Robert Browning.’


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