1838–1901

Introduction

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Born: Ap­ril 3, 1838, Eg­ham, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 29, 1901, at his re­si­dence, the po­et’s house in Cheyne Walk, Chel­sea, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Cremation: His bo­dy was cre­mat­ed at Wok­ing, and the re­mains in­terred be­side his wife. There is a tab­let to his me­mo­ry in Mar­y­le­bone par­ish church.

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Biography

Hugh was the son of John Ol­iv­er Will­yams Ha­weis, Ca­non of Chi­ches­ter, and grand­son of Tho­mas Ha­weis.

He at­tend­ed Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge, and af­ter gra­du­a­tion served un­der Gar­i­bal­di in the Ital­i­an war of in­de­pen­dence.

He was or­dained in 1861 and was cur­ate at Beth­nal Green, West­min­ster and Step­ney. In 1866, he be­came per­pe­tu­al cur­ate at St. James, Mar­y­le­bone.

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