Sendall, Walter, Sir (M)

Surname: Sendall
Forename(s): Walter Joseph
b. 24 December 1832. d. 16 March 1904. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Colonial governor, poor law inspector, poet. Pseudonym: W. S. Born in Suffolk. Educated at Christ’s College, Cambridge. Married Elizabeth Sophia Calverley in 1870. Worked for civil service in Ceylon (1859-1872), becoming inspector of schools and then director of education. Poor law inspector in Oxfordshire (1873-1875) and Yorkshire (from 1876). Appointed first governor of the Winward Islands in 1885, high commissioner of Cyprus in 1892, then governor of British Guiana in 1897, retiring 1 August 1901. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Harvest Song 1859-10-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6526