|Spouse||Catherine Charlotte Raban|
|Children||Alec and Evelyn Waugh|
Waugh was born in Midsomer Norton, Somerset, in 1866 and was educated at Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset and New College, Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Prize for Poetry for a ballad on the subject of Gordon of Khartoum in 1888.
In 1892, he wrote the first biography of the poet Alfred Tennyson, which was published by William Heineman. In 1894, he contributed to the first issue of the magazine The Yellow Book. In 1899 he wrote the rhymes for a children's book with illustrations by William Nicholson. In 1900 Waugh wrote and published Robert Browning, a brief biography of the author of the same name. He was also a regular correspondent for the magazine The New York Critic, and from 1906 to 1931, he was a literary critic for the London newspaper The Daily Telegraph.
His published works include poetry, biographies, literary criticism, and an autobiography, titled One Man's Road, published in 1931.
- One Man's Road: being a Picture of Life in a Passing Generation by Arthur Waugh, 1931.
- My Father: Arthur Waugh in "The Early Years of Alec Waugh" by Alec Waugh, 1962.
- Fathers and Sons: The Autobiography of a Family by Alexander Waugh, 2004.
- "Arthur Waugh". Stanford University. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
- "Waugh, Arthur (1866–1943)". ONDB. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
- "Arthur Waugh". Find a grave. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
- Obituary. The Times, Monday, Jun 28, 1943; Issue 49583; pg. 6; col G — Mr. Arthur Waugh, Author and Publisher http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Times/1943/Obituary/Arthur_Waugh
- The Square Book of Animals. Rhymes by Arthur Waugh, illustrations by William Nicholson (PDF). London: William Heinemann. 1900.
- "WAUGH, Arthur". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 1854.
- "Robert Browning" by Arthur Waugh
- "Arthur Waugh". Find a grave. Retrieved 13 November 2010.
- Works by Arthur Waugh at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Arthur Waugh at Internet Archive
- The Square Book of Animals From the Collections at the Library of Congress
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