04/12/1839 - 02/19/1909
Engineer and social commentator; member of trade union (Amalgamated Society of Engineers); wrote about working class for Fraser's Magazine and Cornhill; collected essays were Some Habits and Customs of the Working Classes (1867), The Great Unwashed (1868), and Our New Masters (1873). See ODNB.
04/23/1810 - 12/23/1877
Trinity College, Cambridge
Antiquary and journalist; edited popular treatises on science written during the middle ages; a founder of British Archaeological Association; wrote The History and Topography of the County of Essex (1831-6), Early English Poetry (1836), and many other volumes. See Boase III: 1519-20.