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    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.

    Arnould, Sir Joseph (male) 11/12/1813 - 02/16/1886 English Wadham College, Oxford

    British judge in India and writer; wrote articles for the Daily News; wrote Law of Marine Insurance; promoted study of Mohammaden and Hindu law. See Boase IV: 175, ODNB.

    Bandinel, James (male) 1814 - 1893 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Cleric and writer; Rector of Emley; wrote Lufra; or the convent of Algrarve: a poem in eight cantos (1851), Milton Davenant (1852), and other works; wrote for the English Review and Ainsworth's Magazine. See Boase IV: 256, ODNB.

    Benett, William (male) 02/24/1779 - 08/25/1859 English Merton College, Oxford; Wadham College, Oxford

    Perhaps the William Benett who was a barrister and a police magistrate. (In Wellesley Index as W. Bennett.) See Boase IV: 357.

    Blew, William John (male) 04/13/1808 - 12/27/1894 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Cleric and classicist; translated Agamemnon (from Aeschylus) (1855); co-wrote The Church Hymn and Tune Book (1852); wrote Church Restoration: its Principles and Methods (1869). See Boase IV: 430, ODNB.

    Church, Richard William (male) 04/25/1815 - 02/10/1890 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Ordained priest 1852; dean of St. Paul's 1871-1890; one of the founders of The Guardian; leading member of High Church party; many books including History of the Oxford Movement. See Boase IV: 662-3, ODNB.

    Eagles, Rev. John (male) 11/08/1783 - 11/09/1855 Scottish Wadham College, Oxford

    Cleric, art critic, and poet; wrote extensively for Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. See Boase I: 950-1, ODNB.

    Gardner, Richard (male) 1813 - 06/04/1856 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Son of Robert Gardner, brother of William Atkinson Gardner; M.P. Leicester; author of political pamphlets. See Boase I: 1123.

    How, William Walsham (male) 12/13/1823 - 08/10/1897 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Ordained priest 1847; diocesan inspector of schools 1852-1870; Bishop of Bedford 1879; Bishop of Wakefield 1888-1897; popularly known as the Children's Bishop; author of Palin words; or short sermons (1859-75) and many other works. See Boase IV: 711-12, ODNB.

    King, Henry (male) 1817 - 1888 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Barrister; wrote for Blackwood's Magazine; frequent contributor to Notes and Queries.

    Maskelyne, Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story (male) 09/03/1823 - 05/20/1911 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Mineralogist; lectured on mineralogy at Oxford; lived and worked at Ashmolean Museum; keeper of the minerals at British Museum; liberal MP for Cricklade. See ODNB.

    Mew, James (male) 1837 - 1913 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Barrister and contributor to the Dictionary of National Biography.

    Poynder, Rev. Frederick (male) 03/11/1816 - 07/17/1899 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Master at Charterhouse School; wrote On the Influence of Practical Piety (1843), Dictionary of the English Language (1854), and other works. See Boase VI: 423.

    Strong, Rev. Charles (male) 1784 - 01/27/1864 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Cleric and poet; rector of Broughton-Gifford, Wilshire; wrote Sonnets from the Most Celebrated Italian Poets (1827). See Boase III: 802.

    Vipan, Frederick John (male) 1819 - 1894 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Barrister; brother of David Jennings Vipan. See Blackwood's Magazine, unidentified.

    Watson, Albert (male) 12/04/1828 - 11/21/1904 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Principal, Brasenose College, Oxford; cleric and classical scholar; edited an edition of Cicero's letters; wrote for Bentley's Quarterly Review; translated Ranke's History of England. See ODNB.

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