Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameGeorge Campbell MACAULAY
EducationEton and Trinity College Cambridge
FatherRev Samuel Heyrick MACAULAY (1806-1873)
SpouseGrace Mary CONYBEARE
MotherEliza ROSE (1820-1903)
Notes for George Campbell MACAULAY
Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge

From Wikipedia:

George Campbell Macaulay (1852–1915), also known as G. C. Macaulay, was a noted English Classical scholar. He was the father of the well-known English author Rose Macaulay.


Macaulay was born on 6 August, 1852, in Hodnet, Shropshire, England. He was the eldest son of Rev. Samuel Herrick Macaulay, who was a rector in Hodnet.[1] Their family descended, in the male-line, from the Macaulay family of Lewis.[2][note 1] In 1878, George Campbell Macaulay married Grace Mary Conybeare, who was the daughter of Rev. W. J. Conybeare. Together the couple had two sons, and four daughters.[6] One of their daughters, their second child, was Rose Macaulay (born 1881),[2] an English author who was made a Dame of the British Empire (DBE), in 1958.

Education, career, later life

Macaulay was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.[7] Macaulay was also a Fellow of Trinity College, at Cambridge. From 1878 to 1887, he Assistant Master at Rugby School. From 1901 to 1907, he was Professor of English Language and Literature at University College of Wales, at Aberystwyth.[6] In 1905, he lectured English at Cambridge.[2] Macaulay was the editor of the Modern English Review (English Department).For a time, he and his young family lived in Varezze, a fishing village in Italy, due to a female family member's poor health. He also resided at Southernwood, Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, and died there on 6 July, 1915
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