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    Addis, John (male) 1831 - 04/20/1876 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Of Rustington, Sussex; wrote Elizabethan Echoes: or, Poems, Songs, and Sonnets (1879).

    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

    Historian
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Ashwell, Arthur Rawson (male) 12/09/1824 - 10/23/1879 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Reverend, Principal of Oxford diocesan training; minister of Holy Trinity Church, Hanover Sq., London; edited the Literary Churchman (1864-1876) and the Church Quarterly Review (1876). See Boase I: 96-7, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Auber, Rev. Charles Bransby (male) 04/06/1820 - 01/18/1867 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Thanks to Levana Taylor for this probable identification.

    Balfour, Francis Maitland (male) 11/10/1851 - 12/19/1882 Scottish Trinity College, Cambridge

    Biologist; wrote The Elements of Embryology (1874) and other works.

    Barker, Edmund Henry (male) 12/22/1788 - 03/21/1839 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Classical scholar; catalogued Samuel Parr's library and wrote Parriana (1828); contributed to Classical Journal; produced an edition of Henri Estienne's Thesaurus Graecus (1816-1828). See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Barnard, Rev. Edward William (male) 03/16/1791 - 01/10/1828 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Cleric; poet and translator; vicar of Brantingham Throp; wrote Poems, Founded upon the Poems of Meleager (1817), The Protestant Beadsman (1822). See ODNB.

    Batten, John Hallet (male) 05/05/1811 - 07/14/1886 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Indian administrator; senior assistant to the commissioner, Kumaoon (1828); later commissioner, Kumaoon; wrote Official Reports on the Province of Kumaon (1851). See Boase IV: 307-8.

    Beal, Samuel (male) 11/27/1825 - 08/20/1889 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Naval chaplain serving in China and schoolmaster; Professor of Chinese at University College, London; translated early Buddhist Chinese texts.

    Benson, Christopher (male) 01/16/1788 - 03/25/1868 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Church of England cleric; fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, and canon of Worcester; critic of Oxford Tractarians; Hebrew scholar. See Boase I: 245, ODNB.

    Beresford-Hope, Alexander James Beresford (male) 01/25/1820 - 10/20/1887 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    M.P. for Maidstone and for Stoke; partner in Saturday Review; art collector; wrote many books, including Worship in the Church of England (1874); a founder of Church Quarterly Review. See Boase I: 1528-9, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bickersteth, Edward Henry (male) 01/25/1825 - 05/16/1906 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Bishop of Exeter 1885-1900; vicar of Christ Church, Tunbridge Wells; active in Church Missionary Society; hymn writer and poet; wrote a long blank verse poem, Yesterday, To-Day, and for Ever (1866); wrote Practical and Explanatory Commentary on the New Testament (1864). See ODNB.

    Birch, Walter de Gray (male) 01/01/1842 - 03/08/1924 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Archaeologist, writer, and antiquarian. Assistant in the MS Department of the British Museum; Vice-President of the British Archaeological Association; expert in Anglo-Saxon, medieval Latin, Portuguesse and Spanish. Honorary LLD from Glasgow in 1896. See Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Volume 2 (1940).

    Bisset, Andrew (male) 1803 - 1899 English Magdalene College, Cambridge; Trinity College, Cambridge

    Barrister; wrote A Practical Treatise on the Law of Estates for Life (1842), The History of the Struggle for Parliamentary Government in England (1877), and other works; add to Wellesley comment that Bisset died in 1899. See Boase IV: 409.
    (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.)

    Blomfield, Charles James (male) 05/29/1786 - 08/05/1857 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Bishop of London; classical scholar; developed editions of Septem contra Thebas (1812), the Persæ (1814), Agamemnon (1820), and the Choephoroe (1824). See Boase I: 315, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bowen, Edward Ernest (male) 03/30/1836 - 04/08/1901 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Schoolmaster; member of Cambridge Apostles; frequent contributor to Saturday Review; master at Harrow; supported liberal education, academic games; wrote Harrow Songs and other Verses (1886). See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bright, Henry Arthur (male) 02/09/1830 - 05/05/1884 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Botanist and literary critic; partner in firm of shipowners; wrote The English Flower Garden (1881) and other works. See Boase I: 399.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bristed, Charles Astor (male) 10/06/1820 - 01/14/1874 American Trinity College, Cambridge; Yale University

    Literary critic and writer on English university life; wrote over 200 articles in various periodicals including Fraser's Magazine; wrote The Upper Ten Thousand: Sketches of American Society (1852). See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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