Henry Elliot Malden

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Henry Elliot Malden FRS (8 May 1849, Bloomsbury – Dorking, March 1931), known as H. E. Malden, was, for 30 years, honorary secretary of the Royal Historical Society, of which he was a Fellow.[1]

The son of Henry Malden, a professor of Greek,[2] he was educated at Queen Elizabeth's School, Ipswich and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he obtained, in 1872, a second-class degree in the Classical Tripos. He won the Chancellor's Medal for English verse in 1871. Malden became a local historian, editing the Victoria County History of Surrey.[1]

He married, in 1879, Margaret Eleanor Whatman of Kitlands,[nb 1] Surrey and had five sons and three daughters.[1]


  1. ^ A small estate near Dorking


  1. ^ a b c "Obituary: Henry Elliot Malden". The Times. Wikisource. 18 March 1931. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  2. ^ Reilly, Catherine W (2000). Mid-Victorian Poetry, 1860–1879: an annotated bibliography. London and New York: Mansell. p. 299. ISBN 0-7201-2318-6.

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