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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 - 04/20/1876 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 Wykeham (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: 81, 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). Thanks to Levana Taylor for pointing out that this is the same person who is sometimes signed as "Isabella D. Fenton."

    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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