Author:Henry Cadwallader Adams

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Henry Cadwallader Adams
English cleric, schoolmaster and writer of children's novels



  • The Cherry-stones, or Charlton School (1851)
  • Who Did It?, or Holmwood Priory. A Schoolboy's Tale (1852)
  • Sivan the Sleeper (1857)
  • Schoolboy Honour; a tale of Halminster College (1861)
  • The Indian Boy (1865)
  • Balderscourt, or Holiday Tales (1866)
  • Falconshurst; or, Birthday tales (1869)
  • Hair-breadth escapes, or, The adventures of three boys in South Africa London: Griffith & Farran (1876)
  • The Boy Cavaliers, or The Siege of Clidesford (1878)
  • The Winborough Boys, or Ellerslie Park (1879)
  • Perils in the Transvaal and Zululand London: Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh (1887)
  • Travellers' Tales: a book of marvels (1883)
  • Wroxby College, Or, the Luscombe Prize: A Tale of Boy Life
  • School and University; Or, Dolph Woodward
  • The Mystery of Beechey Grange Or the Missing Host: A Tale for Boys
  • College days at Oxford, or, Wilton of Cuthbert's (1887)
  • The Lost Rifle, or, Schoolboy Faction
  • Schooldays at Kingscourt

School textbooks[edit]

  • A New Greek Delectus, London, 3rd edition (1855)
  • Greek Exercises, Adapted to Adams's Greek Delectus, and Wordsworth's Greek Grammar (1856)
  • A New Latin Delectus: Adapted to the Arrangement of the Eton, and Edward the Sixth's Latin Grammars (1857)
  • Latin Exercises, Adapted to the Arrangement of the Eton and Edward VI's Grammars, and Adams's Latin Delectus
  • Adams's Principia Graeca, Being a Grammar and Delectus Combined (1871)


  • The Greek text of the Gospels: with prolegomena, notes and references, for the use of schools and colleges (1886)
  • The Judges of Israel, or Tales for Sunday Reading
  • Sunday Evenings at Home (1880)
  • Sundays at Encombe
  • The History of the Jews from the war with Rome to the present time


  • The twelve foundations and other poems (1859)


  • Wykehamica: A History of Winchester College and Commoners: Oxford, London and Winchester (1878)

Works about Adams[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.