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    Barrow, Sir John (male) 06/19/1764 - 11/23/1848 English

    Promoter of exploration and author; baronet; started as clerk in iron foundry; served in China and in Cape Colony; served as secretary in Admiralty; president of Royal Geographical Society; wrote travel literature and biographies; wrote for Quarterly Review, Edinburgh Review, and Encyclopaedia Britannica. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Broderip, William John (male) 11/21/1789 - 02/27/1859 English Oriel College, Oxford

    English lawyer and naturalist; magistrate at Thames police court and Westminster court; collector of shells; fellow of the Geological Society; contributed to Transactions of the Geological Society, New Monthly Magazine, and Fraser's Magazine. See Boase I: 408, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Coleridge, John Taylor (male) 07/09/1790 - 02/11/1876 English Corpus Christi College, Oxford

    Judge; barrister; wrote for Quarterly Review and British Critic; editor of Quarterly Review (1825). See Boase I: 675, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Coulton, David Trevena (male) 10/03/1810 - 05/08/1857 English

    Contributed to Quarterly Review; founded Britannia, a weekly journal; edited the Press and St. James's Chronicle; wrote Fortune, a romance of life (1853). See Boase I: 732, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Croker, John Wilson (male) 12/20/1780 - 08/10/1857 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    M.P. and Secretary of the Admiralty; one of the founders of and a major contributor to Quarterly Review; wrote a variety of books. See Boase I: 764, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Edwards, Edward (male) 12/14/1812 - 02/07/1886 English

    Librarian and author; worked in printed book department at British Museum; librarian of Manchester Free Library; author of Memoirs of libraries (1859), Lives of the Founders of the British Museum (1870), and other books. See Boase I: 964-5, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Hayward, Abraham (male) 11/22/1801 - 02/02/1884 English

    Barrister, editor, and author; founded and edited Law Magazine; contributed to Edinburgh Review, Quarterly Review, and Fraser's Magazine; wrote essays, sketches of statesmen, rules for Whist; other works. See Boase I: 1402, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Huskisson, William (male) 03/11/1770 - 09/15/1830 English

    British statesman, financier, and M.P.; associate of Pitt and Canning; wrote The Question Concerning the Depreciation of our Currency Stated and Examined (1810). See ODNB.

    Jacob, William (male) 1762 - 12/17/1851 English

    Merchant; M.P.; author of Travels in the South of Spain (1811), Commercial review of German, Holland, and France (1820), Enquiry into the production and consumption of precious metals (1831). See Boase II: 44, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Miller, John (male) unknown

    Robinson, Henry Crabb (male) 03/13/1775 - 02/05/1867 English

    Barrister and writer; Times correspondent and foreign editor; founder of Athenaeum club and University College, London; friend of Lamb, Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Southey; Reminiscences published 1869. See Boase III: 225, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Ross, Sir John (male) 06/24/1777 - 08/30/1856 English

    Naval officer and arctic explorer; served in Napoleonic wars; discovered Baffin's Bay (1818), sought North West passage; wrote narratives of his voyages, wrote about the Franklin expedition, other naval adventures. See Boase III: 299, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Wynter, Andrew (male) 06/06/1819 - 05/12/1876 English St. Andrews University

    Physician and author; edited British Medical Journal; published Odds and Ends from an Old Drawer (1855); used pseudonym Werdna Retnyw; wrote other works of human interest; contributed to Once a Week and the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews. See Boase III: 1543-4, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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