|Short Name:||William Harold Ferguson|
|Full Name:||Ferguson, William Harold, 1874-1950|
Born: January 1, 1874, Leeds, England.
Died: October 18, 1950, Littlehampton, Sussex, England.
Ferguson was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and was a chorister in the College chapel. After graduating from Keble College, he taught at St. Edward’s School, Oxford (1896-69) and Bilton Grange, Rugby (1899-1901). He later attended Cuddesdon Theological College. After ordination, he served as assistant master, chaplain, organist and director of chapel music at Lancing College (1902-13); Warden of St. Edward’s School, Oxford (1913-25); Warden of St Peter’s College, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire (1925-37); and Canon and Precentor of Salisbury Cathedral (1937-47). With Geoffrey Shaw, he was joint music editor of The Public School Hymn Book in 1919.