Rev. Charles Henry Middleton-Wake lived at 2 South Villas, Campden Hill Road, London.
He was the vicar of Lingen, Herefordshire, and was appointed Assistant Chaplain, Chapel Royal, Savoy, in 1881. In that same year he was given an MA degree by Cambridge University.
Wake contributed to, but was not acknowledged in Francis Seymour Haden's Catalogue of the Etched Work of Rembrandt, published by the Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, in 1877. He was on the council of The Society of Authors in 1893.
Times, London, Monday 15 August 1881, p. 6 ; Times, London, Friday 11 November 1881, p. 8; Griffiths, Antony (ed.) Landmarks in print collecting : connoisseurs and donors at the British Museum since 1753, London, 1998, pp. 164, 178; British Library catalogue at http://catalogue.bl.uk (accessed 2005).