Winter, William Henderson

Education

Student United College 1873-1874 Eng. Lit.; Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1874-1875 Log.; Gk. 2; Lat. 2 1875-1876 M. Phil.; Pol. Econ.; Gk. 3; Lat. 3; Math. 2 1876-1877 N. Phil.; Chem. Miller prize, 1874, 1877. Arnott prize, 1877. Gray prize, 1878. M.A.18.4.1878. Guthrie scholar.

Birth/childhood

Born 12.1.1859 son of William Winter, Free Church minister Dyke and Christina Henderson. [Minister]

Attended Forres Academy (3).

Career

Also at Edinburgh University - arts student 1877.

Also at Cambridge University - B.A. 1882.

Private tutor in Hampshire - possibly in Winchester. [Teacher]

Chess enthusiast. Married a sister of J.M. Barrie and their only son was British chess champion.

Lived Alton, Hants. [Hampshire].

Death

Died in London 16.2.1937 (buried Medstead near Alton)

Sources

  • British Chess Magazine