WARD, C. H. S.

WARD, Charles Henry Spurgeon. Halton by Leeds, Yorkshire 21.7.1876 — Wells, Somerset 17.3.1957. Rev. British Clergyman in Sri Lanka. Son of Amos Ward and Zilpah Whitaker. Married 1906 in Sri Lanka Mabel Jane Straughan Lawrence (d. 1937), children. Later on returned to the U.K. His 1934/47 book is based on standard Western books and contacts with Sri Lankan Buddhists and was deemed unsatisfying by reviewers.

Publications: The Ethics of Gotama Buddha: An Appreciation and a Criticism. 54 p. 1923.

Outline of Buddhism. 149 p. L. 1934, rev. ed. as Buddhism. 1. Hinayana. 143 p. L. 1947.

Sources: Scanty stray notes, mostly only on his books, in Internet; ancestors.familysearch.org.

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