Author:George Woosung Wade

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George Woosung Wade
(1858–1941)
cleric, professor, and author;

b. 16 Aug. 1858 in Woosung (port of Shanghai, China), son of Joseph Henry Wade capt. of barque 'Enterprise'and Hannah (n. Atkinson), and educated at Monmouth School and Oriel College, Oxford (scholar). He took a first class in Classical Honours Moderations (1879) and a second class in Literae Humaniores (1882). He was made deacon in 1885 and ordained priest in 1886. After serving as curate of Basing, Hampshire, from 1885 to 1888, he was appointed to the chair of Latin at St. David's College, Lampeter, and remained there for forty-four years, retiring from his chair and from the Senior Tutorship in 1932. He m. Rachel Elinor, dau. of the Rev. F.H. Joyce, and sister of Gilbert Cunningham Joyce, Bishop of Monmouth (see above). In 1934 he received the degree of D.D. (honoris causa) of the University of Wales, and he was also a canon of S. Asaph Cathedral. He d. at Monmouth on 15 October, 1941, and was buried there.
He was also much interested in topography and was wholly or partly responsible for the volumes in the Methuen Little Guide series in South Wales, Monmouthshire, Somerset, and Herefordshire. Bibliography:

  • Foster, Alumni Oxon.;
  • St. David's College Magazine, 1933;
  • University of Wales, Court Minutes, July 1934.
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