Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Wethered, Roger Henrylocked



Wethered, Roger Henry (1899–1983), golfer, was born at Coombefield, Malden Road, New Malden, Surrey, on 3 January 1899, the only son and elder child of Herbert Newton Wethered, artist, and his wife, Marion Emmeline Lund. Owing to poor health in his younger days, he went to school for only a brief period and then was educated by tutors. He was thus introduced to golf earlier than might otherwise have been the case. His father was author and co-author of more than one book on golf, an involvement which almost certainly influenced his son's development as a player. However, ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]