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    Bell, William Abraham (male) 04/26/1841 - 06/06/1920 English Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; Trinity Hall, Cambridge

    Physician, photographer, and businessman; photographed American West; wrote New Tracks in North America (1869)
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Blakesley, Joseph William (male) 03/06/1808 - 04/18/1885 English Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; Trinity College, Cambridge

    Dean of Lincoln and journalist; member of Apostles club; held living of Ware, Hertfordshire; wrote letters on social and political subjects to The Times; wrote Four Months in Algiers, with a Visit to Carthage (1858); contributed to the Quarterly and Edinburgh reviews. See Boase I: 305, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Dixon, Edmund Saul (male) 03/09/1809 - 04/10/1893 English Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    Cleric; Rector of Intwood; wrote Ornamental and Domestic poultry (1848), The dovecote and the aviary (1851), other works; wrote for the Quarterly Review, Household Words, and other periodicals. See Boase V: 113.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Riley, Henry Thomas (male) 1816 - 04/14/1878 English Trinity College, Cambridge; Clare College, Cambridge; Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; Exeter College, Oxford

    Translator and antiquary; barrister; inspector for Historical Manuscripts Commission; translated The Metamorphoses of Ovid (1852) and other works; wrote Dictionary of Latin Quotations (1856). See Boase III: 177.

    Robertson, John Parish (male) 1792 - 11/01/1843 Scottish Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    Merchant and writer; active in various trade projects in South America; wrote numerous articles and papers; best known for Letters on Paraguay (1839) and Letters on South America (1843). See RLF case 1034, ODNB.

    Schomberg, Rev. John Duff (male) 01/08/1792 - 05/02/1864 English Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    Vicar of Polesworth; Master of Stoke Grammar School; wrote Elements of the British Constitution; Church of England its own Witness; The Theocratic Philosophy of English History.

    Simpson, John Palgrave (male) 06/13/1807 - 08/19/1887 English Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    Playwright and journalist; also wrote novels, travel books; contributed to The Times, Blackwood's Magazine, Bentley's Miscellany, other periodicals. See Boase III: 583, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Symons, Jelinger Cookson (male) 08/27/1809 - 04/07/1860 English Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    Barrister; edited The Law magazine; editor and proprietor of the English journal of education; inspector of schools; wrote Outlines of popular economy (1840), Parish settlements and the practice of appeals (1844) and many other works. See Boase III: 361-2, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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