Fay, Professor Charles Ryle

Scope and Content

A volume, 1955, containing extracts taken mostly from the business papers of Garteret Priaulx & Co. to illustrate the history of Guernsey from 1790 to 1815.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Ryle Fay was born on 13 January 1884. He received his education from King's College, Cambridge and the London School of Economics, where he was a research student from 1906 to 1908. In the First World War he served in The Buffs and Machine Gun Corp from 1915-1918, reaching the rank Lieutenant. His academic posts were Fellow and Lecturer of Christ's College, Cambridge 1908-1922; Senior Proctor of Cambridge University 1920-1921 and Professor of Economic History at the University of Toronto 1921-1930. Fay published widely on economic history. His publications included, The Corn Laws and Social England , 1932, English Economic History Since 1700 , 1951 and his last published work, The World of Adam Smith , 1960. Fay died on 19 November 1961.

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