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GEORGE WADDINGTON, 1793 - 1869

 

By

Roger O. De Keersmaecker

 

Thomas Ferrand, of Bingley, Yorkshire.

Born: ? Died: ?

Wife:  ?

Child

Anne Ferrand, of Bingley, Yorkshire

Born: ? Died: ?

 

Joshua Waddington, of Walkerinham, Nottinghamshire

Born: 1710 (1711)

Died: 1780

Wife: Anne Ferrand

Born: ?

Died: ?

Children

Benjamin Waddington, Born: 12 July 1749, Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, Died: 11 January 1828, Aber-carn, Monmoutshire, Wales; Thomas Ferrand (formerly Thomas Waddington), Born: 1742, Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, Died: 1790; John Waddington

( Captain), Born: 1744, Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, Died: 1775; William Waddington,

Born: 1751, Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, Died: 1818, Saint-Lèger-du-Bourg-Denis, Seine-Maritime, France; George Waddington, Born: 1753 (1754), Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, Died: 1824, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire; Joshua Waddington, Born: ?,

Died: ?; Samuel Ferrand Waddington, Born: 1759, Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, Died: 1829; Henry Waddington, Born; ?, Died: ? ; Martha Waddington, Born: ? , Died: ? ; Anne Waddington, Born: ? , Died: ? ; Sarah Waddington, Born: ? , Died: ? .

 

George Waddington Vicar

Born: 1753 (1754), Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire

Died: 1824, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire

Wife: Anne Dollond, youngest daughter of Peter Dolland, optician.

Born: 7 September 1793, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire

Died: ?

Children

Horatio Waddington, Born: 1799, Died: 1867.

Anne Waddington, Born: 1797, Died: ? .

Clara Waddington, Born: 1803, Died: ? .

 

George Waddington

Born: 7 September 1793, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire

Died: 20 July 1869, Durham: Dean Waddington is buried 23 July, in the Cathedral graveyard outside the North Door of the Cathedral.

 

 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE VERY REVEREND GEORGE WADDINGTON.  D. D.

WHO WAS BORN ON SEPTEMBER 7.  1793. HE WAS APPOINTED DEAN OF DURHAM
IN THE YEAR 1840 AND BECAME WARDEN OF THE UNIVERSITY IN 1862

HE DIED ON JULY 20TH 1869 REVERED BELOVED AND DEEBLY LAMENTED

 

 

Some graffiti

 

 

RDK 450

 

The tomb of  Paheri – El Kab

Unfortunately mutilated but legible

P&M V, plan , page 178

 

RDK 901

Temple of Semna

The graffito of George Waddington is unfortunately mutilated but legible.

P&M VII, plan,  page 146, Interior wall (14)-(15)

 

 

RDK 186

 

Amongst others the graffiti of  Reverend Barnard Hanbury and Reverend George Waddington

The Temple of Soleb

P&M VII, plan, page 168, (pylon north side)

 

The two traveller’s publisched there voyage in:

 

 

George Waddington and Barnard Hanbury, where accompanied by their interpreter H. James Curtin, from Limerick, Ireland, and two Maltese servants Giovanni and Giuesppe and a black slave, who was returning to his master in Ismael’s camp.

 

I wish to thank Miss Catherine Turner, of the Durham Cathedral Library,

for her valuable assistance.

 

 

Portrait by Frederick Richard Say, (1804-1868) of Dean Waddington which hangs in the library, was painted in 1850 at the request of the Dean and Chapter.

 

Biographical details and Bibliography

Morris L. Bierbrier, Who was Who in Egyptology, London 1995, George Waddington, p.429; Barnard Hanbury, p. 189 (Fourth Revised Edition 2012), p. 562, Hanbury, p. 241; Richard Hill, A Biographical Dictionary of the Sudan, London 1967, George Waddington, p. 375; Patricia Usick, Adventures in Egypt and Nubia, London 2002, George Waddington,  p. 27, 62; Barnard Hanbury, p. 27; John O. Udal, The Nile In Darkness, Conquest and Exploration, 1504-1862, Norwich 1988, George Waddington, p. 210, 211, 226, 147; Barnard Hanbury, 210, 211;George Waddington, Wikipedia; George Waddington (DNB00); George Waddington, Bruce Charlton’s Miscellany; De Keersmaecker, my Irish lad, Astene Bulletin, no. 10, October 2000, p. 21, 22; Gentleman’s Magazine, London, May 1822, p. 425-30;

J une1822, p. 532-534; Prince Ibrahim Hilmy, The Literature of Egypt and the Sudan, 1 Volume, Martino Publishing 2001, p. 314; Family Search – Community Trees, Thomas Ferrand; (?), Anne Ferrand (?), Joshua Waddington (1711-1780), George Waddington (1753-1824), George Waddington (1793-1869, Anne Dollond (?).

 

 

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