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    Graves, Charles Larcom (male) 12/15/1856 - 04/17/1944 Irish

    Journalist and biographer; on the staff of the Spectator and of Punch
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Gregory, Richard Allott Tighe (male) 1820 - 1910 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Cleric; Bawdsey Vicarage, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

    Grenville, George Nugent (male) 12/30/1788 - 11/26/1850 Irish Brasenose College, Oxford

    Baron Nugent of Carlanstown; M.P. committed to parliamentary reform; anti-slavery and pro religious liberty; governor of Ionian Islands; wrote Portugal, a Poem, in Two Parts (1812); classicist and historian. See ODNB.

    Grierson, George Abraham (male) 01/07/1851 - 03/09/1941 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Civil servant in India; Supeintendant of the Linguistic Survey of India; wrote Seven Grammars of the Dialects and Subdialects of the Bihari Language (1883–87) and similar works.

    Griffin, Gerald (male) 12/12/1803 - 06/12/1840 Irish

    Novelist, playwright, journalist, and poet; wrote Tales of the Munster Festivals (1827), The Rivals (1829), The Collegians (1829), and other works; wrote for the Literary Gazette and other periodicals. See ODNB.

    Gwynn, John (male) 08/28/1827 - 04/02/1917 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Biblical scholar and Church of Ireland dean of Derry; taught at Trinity College, Dublin, 1883-1917; moderate high-churchman; expert on Syriac translations of the Bible. See ODNB.

    Hall, Anna Maria (female) 01/06/1800 - 01/30/1881 Irish

    Poetess and miscellaneous writer; née Fielding, married Samuel Carter Hall; edited the Juvenile Forget-me-not, Finden's Tableaux, and Drawing-Room Scrapbook; wrote Lights and Shadows of Irish Life (1838) and many other works. See Boase I: 1283, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Hamilton, Eliza Mary (female) 04/04/1807 - 05/14/1851 Irish

    Poet; published Poems (1838), published in the Dublin Literary Magazine under the signature "E.M.H."; her brother was Royal Astronomer of Ireland and had literary friendships with Wordsworth, Coleridge, and others. See Boase I: 1300, ODNB.

    Harnett, Andrew William (male) 1817 - 06/06/1864 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Barrister and journalist; edited The Universal News (the organ of more educated English Roman Catholics). See Boase I: 1342.

    Healey, Thomas Piers (male) Irish

    Editor of Medical Times; barrister. Levana Taylor notes that he was Irish, not English, as the Curran Index initially erroneously reported.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Hennessy, William Maunsell (male) 1829 - 01/13/1889 Irish

    Jounalist and scholar of Irish literature; worked in Dublin Public Records Office; edited old Irish texts. See Boase I: 1430.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Herbert, Jane Emily (female) 1821 - 05/26/1882 Irish

    Poet; wrote Poetical Recollections of Irish History (1842). The Bride of Imael; or Irish Love and Saxon Beauty (1848), other works; married Thomas Mills in 1858. See Boase V: 637.

    Heron, Denis Caulfield (male) 1824 - 04/15/1881 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Professor, Univ. Coll. Galway 1849-1859; later Dublin barrister and politician; wrote An Introduction to the History of Jurisprudence (1860). See Boase I: 1444, ODNB. DOB and description corrected from Wellesley.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Hincks, Rev.Thomas Dix (male) 06/24/1767 - 02/24/1857 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Presybyterian minister and educator; classical head master at Belfast Academical Insitute; wrote Letters Occasions by the Circulation of Paine's Age of Reason (1795), An Introduction to Ancient Georgraphy (1825), and other works. See Boase I: 1480-1, ODNB.

    Holland, Rev. Richard George (male) 1834 - 06/04/1871 Irish Kenyon College

    Cleric; studied at Kenyon College, Ohio; Curate of Faversham; wrote Winter: a Poem (1853). Thanks to Levana Taylor for additional information on this contributor.

    Hurchinson, Thomas (male) 1850 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Critic, editor, and scholar; edited the "Oxford Wordsworth"; wrote Ballads and Other Rhymes of a Country Bookworm (1888); edited and introduced an edition of Lyrical Ballads (1898). See Sketch, a Journal of Art and Actuality 23 (Sep 7, 1898): 290.

    Hutton, Rev. Hugh (male) 1795 - 09/13/1871 Irish University of Glasgow

    Unitarian minister and poet; minister of the Old Meeting House, Birmingham; wrote Poetical Pieces, Chiefly on Devotional and Moral Subjects (1830), Gathered Leaves of Many Seasons (1871); published many sermons. See

    Irwin, Thomas Caulfield (male) 05/04/1823 - 02/20/1892 Irish

    Essayist and poet; wrote for the Nation, Dublin University Magazine, the Shamrock, The Irish People, Tinsley's Magazine, and other periodicals. Author of Irish Poems and legends (1869), Songs and Romances (1878), Pictures and Songs (1880), and other works. See Boase V: 752-3.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Jameson, Anna Brownell (female) 05/19/1794 - 03/17/1860 Irish

    Writer and art historian; wrote The Diary of an Ennuyee (1828), and many works of non-fiction prose, including art criticism, Shakespearian criticism [Characteristics of Women, Moral, Poetical and Historical (1832)], travel writing, history, and biography; known for a troubled marriage and many literary friendships. See Boase II: 55, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Jebb, John (male) 09/27/1775 - 12/09/1833 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Church of Ireland bishop of Limerick; wrote Sermons on Subjects Chiefly Practical (1815), Essay on Sacred Literature (1820), and other works. See ODNB.

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