John Hellins

1829–87

Clergyman and entomologist. BA, Oxford, 1851; MA, 1857. Deacon, 1852; priest, 1854. Chaplain of Devon County Prison, Exeter, 1859–79. As an entomologist, best known for his work on the larvae of Lepidoptera, which was undertaken to assist William Buckler.

Sources: Alum. Oxon. Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 24 (1887–8): 20. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)