Author talk:William Connor Sydney

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William Connor Sydney research[edit]

On 13 redlinks now - I'm not superstitious, but this must be a fairly well-known historian: has a couple of books on social history. Charles Matthews (talk) 22:20, 6 December 2009 (UTC) Publications indicate living in London, 1891

I can find
  • William C Sydney, b.c1869, shows as journalist 1891, and schoolmaster and preacher 1901. Son of Nellie Sydney. Died 1931 (age 62). Though remainder of data looks sparse. Publish at 22?
The Times, Thursday, Apr 16, 1931; pg. 1; Issue 45798; col B 
SYDNEY.—On April 14, 1931, at 28, Highbury-grove, London, N.5, the Rev. William Connor Sydney. R.I.P.
  • William Sydney, b. 1850s, Dublin, Ireland. Journalist/author
Note cannot access a Crockford's in the right period. Nothing showing for Oxford, nor Cambridge. Pending billinghurst (talk) 01:33, 7 December 2009 (UTC)


England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 — 1931 > S > Sy > 1

SYDNEY the reverend William Connor of 28 Highbury-grove Highbury Middlesex clerk died 14 April 1931 Probate London 18 May to Laura Bower Johnson spinster. Effects £227 19s. 9d.