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    Adams, William Henry Davenport (male) 05/05/1828 - 12/30/1891 English

    Journalist and general writer; edited an Isle of Wright newspaper; wrote for the Literary Gazette and other periodicals; prepared almost 140 compilations of various kinds of data.

    Airy, George Biddel (male) 07/27/1801 - 01/02/1892 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Astronomer Royal; professor of mathematics at Cambridge; wrote Gravitation an elementary explanation of the principal perturbations in the Solar System (1834) and other works; re-equipped the royal observatory. See Boase IV: 53-55.

    Airy, Osmund (male) 1845 - 11/30/1928 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alcock, Thomas (male) 1784 - 08/21/1833 English

    Surgeon; contributed many papers to medical journals; surgeon to St. James's Workhouse in London.

    Allen, Charles Grant Blarfindie (male) 02/24/1848 - 10/25/1899 Canadian Merton College, Oxford

    Science writer and novelist; supporter of evolution; wrote Flowers and Their Pedigrees (1886) and other scientific works; wrote The Woman Who Did (1895) and other novels
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    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.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alston, Edward Richard (male) 12/01/1845 - 03/07/1881 Scottish

    Zoologist; authority on birds and rodents; in delicate health and self-educated.

    Amyot (male) English

    Either Thomas Edward Amyot or William Henry Amyot; both were sons of the antiquary Thomas Amyot and both wrote on legal matters.

    Angus, Joseph (male) 01/16/1816 - 08/28/1902 English University of Edinburgh; King's College, London

    Baptist divine; wrote on Egyptian history and biblical subjects.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Apjohn, James (male) 1795 - 06/02/1886 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Professor of applied chemistry, mineralogy. See Boase IV: 146.

    Arnold, Walter (male) 1835 - 1893 English

    Younger brother of Matthew Arnold.

    Atherstone, Edwin (male) 04/17/1788 - 01/29/1872 English

    Poet and writer; wrote The Fall of Nineveh, a Poem (1828-68), The Sea Kings in England, an Historical Romance (1830), Israel in Egypt [a poem] (1861). See Boase I: 101, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Atkinson, Ernest George (male) 1869 - 1955 unknown

    Worked in Public Record Office; editor of various Calendars of State Papers relating to Ireland during the reign of Elizabeth

    Atkinson, John Augustus (male) 1775 - 03/25/1830 English

    Painter; spent many years in Russia; published A Picturesque Representation of the Manners, Customs, and Amusements of the Russians (1803).

    Auden, Rev. John Ernest (male) 1861 - 1946 English

    Vicar of Tong; wrote A School History of Shropshire (1912)

    Austin, Sarah (Taylor) (female) 04/01/1793 - 08/08/1867 English

    Translator of works from German; worked for several periodicals; translated Ranke's History of the Popes of Rome; wrote Germany from 1760 to 1814 (1854). See Boase I: 190, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Badham, Francis Pritchett (male) 03/16/1864 - 07/26/1913 English Exeter College, Oxford

    Barrister and author; wrote The Formation of the Gospels (1891), Nelson in Naples (1900)
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bain, Robert Nisbet (male) 1854 - 1900 unknown

    Historian and linguist; worked for British Museum; contributed to to the Encyclopædia Britannica; wrote The daughter of Peter the Great. A history of Russian diplomacy (1899) and other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Baker, Henry Frederick (male) 07/03/1866 - 03/17/1956 English St. John's College, Cambridge

    Mathematician; fellow at St John's College; wrote Principles of Geometry (1923).

    Baker, James (male) 1847 - 1920 unknown

    Traveller; wrote Pictures of Bohemia (1893).
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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