Wardlaw, Thomas Delacey, Dd
Wardlaw, Thomas Delacey, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Warrenpoint, County Down, Ireland, Nov. 1. 1826, where he received his preparatory education. He graduated from Belfast College in 1844; and soon after went to Quebec, Canada; and from thence to the United States in 1846, when he entered Princeton Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 1849. Immediately on leaving the seminary, he began to preach as a stated supply at Port Carbon, Pa.; but subsequently, having accepted a call, was ordained and installed pastor. After two years service, he was released to take charge of the Church at Paris, Ky., where he was installed; after a service of six years he was called to Clarksville, Tenn., where he continued nine years. After this he removed to Shelbyville, where he continued to reside until his death, Aug. 29, 1879, He became principal of a Young Ladies Seminary in, that place, at the same time supplying the neighboring churches of Petersburg and Bethlehem. He was a man of superior scholarship and extensive literary culture. See Necrological Rep. Princeton Sem. Alumni, 1880. (W.P.S.)