1874-1950

January 1, 1874, Leeds, England.

October 18, 1950, Littlehampton, Sussex, England.

Ferguson was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and was a chorister in the College chapel. After graduating from Keble College, he taught at St. Edward’s School, Oxford (1896-69) and Bilton Grange, Dunchurch (1899-1901). He later attended Cuddesdon Theological College. After ordination, he served as assistant master, chaplain, organist and director of chapel music at Lancing College (1902-13); Warden of St. Edward’s School, Oxford (1913-25); Warden of St. Peter’s College, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire (now Radley College) (1925-37); and Canon and Precentor of Salisbury Cathedral (1937-47). With Geoffrey Shaw, he was joint music editor of The Public School Hymn Book in 1919.

  1. Cuddeson
  2. Ladywell
  3. Wolvercote