William Harold Ferguson

FERGUSON, William Harold. b. Leeds, 1 January 1874; d. Littlehampton, Sussex, 18 October 1950. He was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, where he was a chorister, and Keble College (BA 1896). He became a schoolmaster, teaching at St Edward’s School, Oxford (1896-99) and Bilton Grange School, Rugby (1899-1901). He then prepared for ordination at Cuddesdon College (deacon 1902, priest 1903). He was chaplain, master and organist at Lancing College, Sussex (1902-13), Warden (headmaster) of St Edward’s School, Oxford (1913-25), and Warden of Radley College (1925-37). In 1937 he became canon and precentor of Salisbury Cathedral, retiring in 1947. As the head of a British Public (i.e...

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