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    A'Beckett, Arthur William (male) unknown

    Abraham (male) unknown

    Contributed to Punch.

    Armstrong, Thomas (male) 10/19/1832 - 1911 English

    Artist and illustrator; Director for Art at the South Kensington Museum

    Ashby-Sterry, Joseph (male) unknown

    Atkinson, J. Priestman (male) unknown

    Illustrator best known for the "Dumb Crambo" series of drawings in Punch.

    Beckett, Gilbert Abbot Á (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.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Beckett, Gilbert Arthur Á (male) 04/07/1837 - 10/15/1891 English

    Dramatist and librettist

    Bedford, Deputy John (male) unknown

    Bennett, Charles Henry (male) 1828 - 04/02/1867 English

    Artist and illustrator; worked for several humorous magazines; joined the staff of Punch in 1865. See Boase I: 240-1.

    Betham-Edwards, Matilda Barbara (female) 03/04/1836 - 01/04/1919 English

    Novelist, poet, travel writer, and francophile; contributed to Household Words; wrote many novels of French life; contributed to Fortnightly Review, Fraser's Magazine, Macmillan's Magazine, and other periodicals. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brooks, Charles William Shirley (male) 04/29/1816 - 02/23/1874 English

    Journalist, writer, and editor; wrote for Morning Chronicle; contributor to and editor of Punch; edited Literary Gazette; wrote plays and novels. See Boase I: 419-420, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brooks, Reginald Shirley (male) 1854 - 05/10/1888 English

    Son of Shirley Brooks; journalist; wrote for The Sporting Times and for Punch.

    Browne, Charles Farrar (male) 04/26/1834 - 03/06/1867 American

    Journalist and humorus writer; wrote for Cleveland Plain Dealer and edited Vanity Fair in New York; wrote Artemus Ward: his Book (1862). See Boase I: 442-3.

    Buckley, Rev. (male) unknown

    Burnand, Sir Francis Cowley (male) 11/29/1836 - 04/21/1917 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Writer, playwright, and journalist; actor; editor of The Glow-Worm; staff writer and then editor of Punch; wrote a series of burlesques and farces. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Byron, Henry James (male) 01/08/1835 - 04/11/1884 English

    Dramatist, as well as an editor, journalist, director, theatre manager, novelist and actor; editor of Fun magazine.

    Clarke, Henry Savile (male) unknown

    Collins, Edward James Mortimer (male) 06/29/1827 - 07/28/1876 English

    Poet, editor, author, and schoolmaster; contributed to Dublin University Magazine and Punch; editor of several newspapers; wrote Windermere a poem and sonnets (1848), Idylls and Rhymes (1855), and many other works. See Boase I: 679-80, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Davies, Gilbert (male) unknown

    Contributed to Punch.

    Davies, Miss (female) unknown

    Contributed "Ode to my Crown Derby" to Punc h in 1880.

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