Sidney Wadsworth

Judge, Deceased Person

1888 – 1976

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Who was Sidney Wadsworth?

Sir Sidney Wadsworth was a British judge who served in the Indian Civil Service.

He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School; Sorbonne, Paris; Jesus College, Cambridge and the Middle Temple.

He joined the ICS in 1913. In 1916 he married Olive Florence Clegg, daughter of Sir Robert Clegg and they would have one son and two daughters. He was a Judge, High Court, Madras, 1935–1947. He was made a knight bachelor in 1946, when his wife was also made an MBE. He retired in 1947 to the Isle of Man.

He published his memoirs entitled Lo! The Poor Indian

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Born
Dec 21, 1888
Profession
Education
  • Loughborough Grammar School
Died
1976

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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