Weatherby, Frederic Edward
Writer of a number of popular songs; born at Portishead, Somersetshire, England. He studied law at Brasenose College, Oxford, and was a barrister of the Inner Temple, in 1887. Among the many well-known songs he has written may be mentioned When We are Old and Grey; Nancy Lee; Polly; London Bridge; The Midshipmite; Darby and Joan; The Deathless Army; The Chimney Corner; In Sweet September; The Holy City; Tomorrow Will be Friday; Douglas Gordon, and many others. He has also written a number of children's books, and others of a more serious nature, including Questions in Logic, Progressive and General; The Rudiments of Logic, Inductive and Deductive; and Musical and Dramatic Copyright, besides Muriel and other poems.