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Thomas Humphrey Ward, 1845-1926

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1845
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Date of Death: 1926
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Thomas Humphrey Ward was a journalist and author. He married Mary Augusta Arnold, author and social reformer in 1872. They had three children.


Ward was a Fellow of Brasenose College Oxford and Tutor from 1870 to 1881. The family moved to London 1881 where Ward wrote leaders for Times, whilst his wife reviewed books for the Pall Mall Gazette and the Times. In later years, he wrote a history of the literary and scientific review the Athenaeum (History of the Athenaeum 1824-1925, London 1926).


Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition, 1911, online edition at (accessed 30 March 2004); Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, 2004, online edition (accessed 30 March 2004).