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Henry Wace                                            1836-1924
  Henry was born on 10 December 1836, the son of Richard Henry Wace and Eulielia Gray, in Islington, London.   He was a Churchman and Educationalist, being educated at Marlborough and Kings College London, and Brasenose College, Oxford.   He was Ordained Deacon in 1861, Priest in 1862, and Licensed Curate of St. Luke's Berwick Street London in 1862.   He was appointed Leader Writer to the Times in 1863; and appointed Curate of St. James, Piccadilly, in 1863.
  He was appointed to the Lectureship of Grosvenor Chapel, London in 1870; appointed Chaplain of Lincoln's Inn, London, in 1872; delivered the Boyle Lectures at the Chapel Royal Whitehall in 1874/75, and Appointed to the Preachership of Lincoln's Inn London in 1880.   He Resigned as Leader Writer for the Times in 1880.
  He gained his Doctor of Divinity degree and He was appointed Principal of King's College London in 1883.   He was the Hon Chaplain to Queen Victoria from 1884 to 1889.
  He was Appointed to the Benefice of St Michaels Cornhill, London, by the Drapers Company of the City of London, in 1896.   He Resigned the Principalship of King's College and the Preachership of Lincolns Inn in 1896.   He was Chaplain in Ordinary from 1899 to 1901.   He was Hon Chaplain to King Edward VII from 1901 to 1903.
  He was Appointed Dean of Canterbury in 1903, the Honorary Fellow Of Brasenose College in 1911, and was Awarded the Freedom of the City of Canterbury in 1921.   He had the title "Dean of Canterbury".
See also Dean Wace, by Arthur Pollard.
Elizabeth Arnett                                     1830-1893           (1st Wife)
Elizabeth was born about 1830, in Wetminister, Middlesex.
I have identified the following children.
  [Unknown] Born abt 1866   London Did not survive the birth
Henry Charles Born abt 1867   London Married Alice Muriel Maude
Robert Born abt 1869   London Annie Finlayson Hayward Lumsden
Cyril Born abt 1870   London Married Claire LeMarchant Martin

Birth of Parents
Henry Wace b: 10 Dec 1837               Islington, Middlesex
son of Richard Henry Wace and Eulielia Gray, Cloudesley Square

Elizabeth Arnett b: abt 1830         Wetminister, Middlesex

Marriage
Aug 1863
Henry Wace
Elizabeth Arnett
Limpsfield, Surrey       1863 3Q Godstone 2a 217

Children
[unknown] Wace b: abt 1866               Portland Place, London
child of Henry Wace and Elizabeth Arnett, 2 Duchess Street,     Did not survive the birth
Henry Charles Wace b: abt 1867               London       1867 4Q Marylebone 1a 428
son of Henry Wace and Elizabeth Arnett 2 Duchess Street
Robert Wace b: abt 1869               London       1869 2Q Marylebone 1a 425
son of Henry Wace and Elizabeth Arnett
Cyril Wace b: abt 1870               London       1870 3Q Camberwell 1d 608
son of Henry Wace and Elizabeth Arnett

1871 Census RG10-723-69-39 3 April 1871 Camberwell St Giles, Surrey
167 Camberwell Grove
Henry Wace
Elizabeth (Wife)
Henry C.
Robert
Cyril
Arthur (Brother)
Herbert (Brother)
Plus 4 Servants
Age 34
Age 40
Age 3
Age 2
Age 8 Mon
Age 22
Age 19
Clergyman




Cambridge Student
Student
Islington
Westminister
Marylebone
Marylebone
Camberwell
Goring
Goring
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Surrey
Oxon
Oxon
10 Dec 1836
abt 1830
abt 1867
abt 1869
abt 1870
31 Jan 1849
31 Dec 1851

1881 Census RG11-193 4 April 1881 Grays Inn Lane, Pancras, London
5 Macklenburgh Square
Henry Wace
Elizabeth (Wife)
Gertrude M. (SisLaw)(M)*
Edward G. (Nephew)**
Richard H. (Nephew)***
Plus 4 Servants
Age 44
Age 50
Age 25
Age 4
Age 13
M.A., Preacher at Lincoln's Inn


Scholar
Scholar
Islington
London
London
Kerkee
Punjab
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
India
India
10 Dec 1836
abt 1830
abt 1855
abt 1876
abt 1867
   *     Gertrude May Candy wife of Richard Wace (1842)
   **   Edward Gurth Wace, son of Gertrude
   *** Richard Henry Wace, son of Edward George Wace (1841)

1891 Census RG12-835-104-13 6 April 1891 Broadwater, Sussex
19 Steyne
Henry Wace
Elizabeth (Wife)
Henry C. (s)
Robert (s)
Age 54
Age 60
Age 23
Age 22
Clerk in Holy Orders

Theology Student
Law Clerk
Islington
St George's
Marylebone
Marylebone
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
10 Dec 1836
abt 1830
abt 1867
abt 1869

Death
Elizabeth (Arnett) Wace Died abt 1893, Age 63,       London       1893 2Q Strand 1b 423



Cornelia Gertrude Schmitz                     1843-1924           (2nd Wife)
Cornelia was born about 1843, the daughter of Leonard Schmitz and Eliza Mary Machell, in London. Cornelia was an educationalist. She had the title "Principal of Ladies Dept." at Kings College London.
I have not identified any children.

Birth of New Wife
Cornelia Gertrude Schmitz b: abt 1843         London       1843 2Q Islington 3 233
daughter of Leonard Schmitz and Eliza Mary Machell

Marriage
7 Jul 1894
Henry Wace
Cornelia Gertrude Schmitz
Kensington Parish Church, London       1894 3Q Kensington 1a 205

The Times, Wednesday, Jul 11, 1894                   MARRIAGES
  WACE : SCHMITZ - On the 7th July, at St. Mary Abbots', Kensington, by the Rev. Harry Jones M.A., Prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral and Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen, assisted by the Rev. R. J. Knowling M.A., Vice-Principal of King's College, London, the Rev. Henry Wace, D.D., to Cornelia Gertrude, daughter of the late Leonard Schmitz, Ph.D., LLD., F.R.S.E.

1911 Census RG14-46 3 April 1911 Archbishops Palace near Canterbury, Kent
Deanery   (19 Rooms)
Henry Wace
Cornelia Gertrude (Wife)
Plus 6 Servants
Age 74
Age 68
Dean of Canterbury London
London
10 Dec 1836
abt 1843

Death
Henry Wace Died 9 Jan 1924, Age 87,       Canterbury, Kent       1924 1Q Canterbury 2a 1481
He was buried in The Cloister Garth, Canterbury Cathedral

The Times, Thursday, Jan 10, 1924             OBITUARIES
DEATH OF DEAN WACE
  We deeply regret to announce that the Very Rev. Henry Wace, D.D., Dean of Canterbury, died at the Deanery yesterday afternoon at the age of 87.   In him the Church and the nation lose one who was in his day and generation a great religious force, while The Times loses an old and much-valued colleague.   He was chosen as a leader writer by Delane more than 60 years ago, and though his regular work ended on his appointment in 1884 as Principal of King's College, he always regarded himself as one of the staff, by no means rude donatus, and was an occasional contributor almost to the last.
The Times, Friday, Jan 11, 1924                             FUNERALS
FUNERALS
Dr. WACE
  The funeral of the Dean of Canterbury, Dr. Wace, will take place tomorrow.   The service will be held in the nave of Canterbury Cathedral at 2 p.m., and permission has been obtained from the Privy Council for the internment to take place in the cloister garth.   It is probable that the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Vice-Dean, the Ven. J. V. Macmillan, will officiate.   The clergy of the diocese attending the funeral are requested to robe for the service, and it would be convenient if those who are able to attend would inform the Rev. the Sacrist, the Precincts, Canterbury.   A memorial service will also be held at Wadhurst at 12:30.

LONDON   15 Mar 1924                         Probate
WACE, the very reverend Henry, of The Deanery, Canterbury, D.D., died 9 January 1924, Probate London 15 March, to the reverend Henry Charles Wace, clerk.   Effects £22,329 2s. 5d.

Death
Cornelia Gertrude (Schmitz) Wace
Died 15 Dec 1924, Age 81,       London       1924 4Q Kensington 1a 155

The Times, Wednesday, Dec 17, 1924                   DEATHS
  WACE - On the 15th Dec., in London, of pneumonia, after three days' illness, Cornelia Gertrude, widow of Henry Wace, Dean of Canterbury, in her 82nd year.   Funeral Canterbury Cathedral, at 2 o'clock, on Friday next, 19th Dec.
LONDON   3 Feb 1925                         Probate
WACE, Cornelia Gertrude, of Lexham-mansions Hotel, 34 Lexham-gardens, Kensington, Middlesex, widow, died 15 December 1924, Probate London, 3 February to Theodora Machell, spinster   Effects £903 1s. 5d.