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    A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (male) 01/09/1811 - 08/30/1856 English

    Proprietor of several periodicals; edited Figaro in London; staff member of Punch; wrote for Times and Morning Herald; barrister and magistrate; wrote The Comic Blackstone (1846) and other comic works; wrote over 50 plays. See Boase I: 4-5, ODNB.

    Abraham, Robert John (male) English

    Civil servant; of 38, Edmund Terrace, Bayswater, Middlesex; clerk in the Census Office up to 1863; appointed second clerk in Land Registry Office in 1863; wrote A Popular Explanation of the System of Land Registration Under Lord Westbury's Act (1865).

    Adams, Charles Warren (male) 1833 - 1903 English

    Lawyer, publisher, and anti-vivisectionist; perhaps C. W. Adams, wrote for Cornhill Magazine in 1885, in Wellesley.

    Adams, William Bridges (male) 05/26/1797 - 07/23/1872 English

    Railway engineer; manufactured railway vehicles and tracks; wrote technical books and numerous memoirs and articles; wrote radical political pamphlets and for the Monthly Repository in the 1830s. See Boase I: 19, ODNB.

    Addis, John (male) 1831 - 1876 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Of Rustington, Sussex; wrote Elizabethan Echoes: or, Poems, Songs, and Sonnets (1879).

    Alexander, George Gardiner (male) 1821 - 05/16/1897 English

    Colonel in the Royal Marine Artillery; served in China in the early 1840s; served in Crimea; wrote A Few Remarks on our Naval Organization (1858) and other works. See Boase IV: 73.

    Allingham, William (male) 03/19/1824 - 11/18/1889 Irish

    Poet, diarist, and editor; customs clerk; editor of Fraser's Magazine 1874-9; wrote Poems (1850), Peace and War, an ode (1854), many other works of poetry and songs. See Boase IV: 97-8, ODNB.

    André, P.F. (unknown) English

    Journalist active in the 1860s; wrote for Victoria Magazine and Weldon's Register.

    Andrews, E. J. (unknown) unknown

    Andrews, John (male) 02/02/1837 - 1906 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Lawyer and poet; born at Wolverhampton; wrote Day Dreams: a New Volume of Poems (1865), Precedents of Leases and Mortgages; appointed Estates Bursar Oct. 1893; death date uncertain.

    Archer, John Wykenham (male) 08/02/1806 - 05/25/1864 English

    Artist, engraver, and writer; contributed to Gentleman's Magazine and the Illustrated London News; member of New Society of Painters in Water Colours. See Boase I: 31, ODNB.

    Archer, Thomas Croxen (male) 1817 - 02/19/1885 English

    Botanist; professor in the Liverpool institution; first Director of the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh; arranged imports for Great Exhibition. See Boase I: 81.

    Armedroz, H. F. (unknown) unknown

    Armstrong, A. (male) English

    Wrote Mrs. Mountelephant, and Other Humorous Excursions in Prose and Verse (1876); of Holloway.

    Arnold, Arthur (male) 05/28/1833 - 05/20/1902 English

    Radical politician and writer; involved in surveying for Thames Embankment; edited The Echo, a Liberal newspaper; wrote A History of the Cotton Famine, two sensation novels, and Through Persia by Caravan (1877); M.P. See ODNB.

    Arnold, Edwin (male) 06/10/1832 - 03/24/1904 English University College, Oxford

    Poet and journalist; wrote Poems Narrative and Lyrical (1853), The Light of Asia (1879); principal of Deccan Sanskrit College at Poona, India; mastered Eastern languages; leader writer and then editor for Daily Telegraph. See ODNB.

    Auber, Rev. Charles (male) unknown

    Austin, Wiltshire Stanton (male) 1826 - 09/07/1875 English Exeter College, Oxford

    Barrister; one of the original contributors to Temple Bar; co-author of The Lives of the Poets-Laureate (1853), edited Weeds from the Isis (1856). See Boase IV: 209.

    Aylmer, Isabella E. (Darling) (female) ? - 12/27/1908 New Zealand

    Married Captain Fenton John Aylmer on June 9, 1857; was widowed on April 9, 1862; wrote Distant Homes: Or the Graham Family in New Zealand (1862).

    Bailey, John (male) 1810 - 1867 English Trinity College, Oxford

    Principal Assistant Colonial Secretary of Ceylon; son in law of Sir Henry Ward, Governor of Ceylon; returned to England in 1865.

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