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    Arnold, Frederick (male) 01/02/1833 - 1891 English Christ Church, Oxford; Christ's College, Cambridge; University of Glasgow

    Divine; add to Wellesley born 2 Jan. 1833. See Boase IV:169-170.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bailey, Philip James (male) 04/22/1816 - 09/06/1902 English University of Glasgow

    Poet; wrote Festus, a poem (1848), The Angel World: and other poems (1850), The Age: a Colloquial Satire (1858), and other works. See ODNB.

    Bromhead, Sir Edward Thomas F. (male) 03/26/1789 - 03/14/1855 Irish Caius College, Cambridge; University of Glasgow

    Landowner and mathematician; fellow of the Royal Society. See Boase I: 412, ODNB.

    Brydson, Rev. Thomas (male) 1804 - 01/28/1855 Scottish University of Edinburgh; University of Glasgow

    Minister and poet; wrote Poems (1829), Pictures of the Past (1832); contributed to Edinburgh Literary Journal. See Boase I: 456-7, ODNB.

    Buchanan, Robert Williams (male) 08/18/1841 - 06/10/1901 Scottish University of Glasgow

    Poet and novelist; wrote for Glasgow newspapers, the Athenaeum, and other periodicals; collaborated on several plays; contributed to All the Year Round; published several books of poems; known for his criticisms of Swinburne. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Burder, Dr. Henry Forster (male) 11/27/1783 - 12/29/1864 English University of Glasgow

    Nonconformist minister; cofounder of Congregational Union; professor of philosophy and mathematics at Hoxton college; wrote Pastoral Discourses on Revivals in Religion (1829) and other works. See Boase I: 476, ODNB.

    Burgess, Rev. Henry (male) 1808 - 02/10/1886 English University of Glasgow; University of Gottingen

    Cleric, Vicar of St. Andrew, Whittlesea, Cambs.; edited Journal of Sacred literature and Clerical Journal; author of Poems (1850), Festal epistles of St Athanasius translated from the Syriac (1852), other works. See Boase I: 478, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Caldwell, Robert (male) 05/07/1814 - 08/28/1891 Irish University of Glasgow

    Missionary and linguist; served in India for London Missionary Society; Bishop of Tirunelveli; wrote A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian or South Indian Family of Languages and other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Campbell, Thomas (male) 07/27/1777 - 06/15/1844 Scottish University of Glasgow

    Born in Glasgow; prominent poet and editor; The Pleasures of Hope (1799); editor of New Monthly Magazine and Metropolitan Magazine; advocate for Polish independence. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Carlyle, Rev. Alexander James (male) 07/24/1861 - 05/27/1943 Scottish University of Glasgow; Exeter College, Oxford

    Historian, cleric, and social reformer; involved with Christian Social Union; wrote A History of Medieval Political Theory in the West and other works.

    Carpenter, Rev. Lant (male) 09/02/1780 - 04/06/1840 English University of Glasgow

    Educator and Unitarian minister; minister at Bristol and at Lewin's Mead; believed in natural causes to explain world; wrote An Introduction to the Geography of the New Testament (1806), An Examination of the Charges made Against Unitarians and Unitarianism (1820), and other works. See ODNB.

    Daniel, William Shand (male) ? - 02/12/1858 Scottish University of Glasgow

    Contributed poems to Glasgow college albums; sheriff clerk edpute; edited History of the Abbey and Palace of Holyrood by Duncan Anderson (1852). See Boase I: 812.

    Finlay, George (male) 12/21/1799 - 01/26/1875 Scottish University of Glasgow; University of Gottingen

    Historian; lived in Greece as correspondent of the London Times; wrote A History of Greece from Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Times. See Boase I: 1048-9, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Gaskell, William (male) 07/24/1805 - 06/11/1884 English University of Glasgow

    Unitarian Minister; pastor of Cross St. Chapel, Manchester; professor of literature; editor of Unitarian Herald; wrote Temperance Rhymes (1839) and other works. See Boase I: 1128-9, ODNB.

    Greville, Robert Kaye (male) 12/13/1794 - 06/04/1866 English University of Glasgow

    Biologist and botanist; involved in abolition and temperance movements; member of many learned societies. See Boase I: 1240, ODNB.

    Hales, John Wesley (male) 10/05/1836 - 05/19/1914 English University of Glasgow; Christ's College, Cambridge

    Professor of English Literature at King's College, London.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Herkless, Sir John (male) 08/09/1855 - 06/11/1920 Scottish University of Glasgow

    Biographer; Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of St Andrews; wrote on ecclesiatical subjects.

    Hoppus, John (male) 1789 - 01/29/1875 English University of Edinburgh; University of Glasgow

    Philosopher and Independent minister; professor at London University; wrote Sketches on the Continent in 1835 (1836), The Crisis of popular education (1847), and many other books. See, Boase I: 1536, ODNB.

    Hutton, Rev. Hugh (male) 1795 - 09/13/1871 Irish University of Glasgow

    Unitarian minister and poet; minister of the Old Meeting House, Birmingham; wrote Poetical Pieces, Chiefly on Devotional and Moral Subjects (1830), Gathered Leaves of Many Seasons (1871); published many sermons. See

    Jeffrey, Francis (male) 10/23/1773 - 01/26/1850 Scottish Queen's College, Oxford; University of Glasgow

    Judge and literary critic; long term editor of Edinburgh Review; M.P. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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