Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameWilliam Wyamar VAUGHAN MVO, 9822
Birth1865
Death1938
FatherSir Henry Halford VAUGHAN , 7380 (1811-1885)
MotherAdeline Maria JACKSON , 9185 (1837-1881)
Spouses
Birth1869
Death1925
FatherJohn Addington SYMONDS , 5147 (1840-1893)
MotherJanet Catherine NORTH , 7314 (1837-1913)
ChildrenJanet Maria , 8970 (1899-1993)
Notes for William Wyamar VAUGHAN MVO
William Wyamar Vaughan (25 February 1865 - 4 February 1938) was a British educationalist.

Vaughan was the son of Sir Henry Halford Vaughan, Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford. In 1898 he married Margaret Symmonds, daughter of John Addington Symonds; they had two sons and a daughter. Their daughter was noted physiologist, Dame Janet Vaughan. Margaret Vaughan died in 1925. In 1929 William Vaughan married Elizabeth Geldard.

Vaughan was educated at Rugby, New College, Oxford and the University of Paris. Vaughan was a master of Clifton College 1890-1904 before being appointed Headmaster of Giggleswick School (1904–1910), Wellington College (1910–1921) and Rugby School (1921–1931). He retired in 1931.

He fell and broke his leg while visiting the Taj Mahal in December 1937 during the Indian Science Congress, resulting in his leg being amputated. He died two months later.
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