Scholar, schoolteacher and naturalist. Educated at Shrewsbury School, 1818–22, and St John's College, Cambridge. Assistant master, Shrewsbury, 1826–7. Headmaster of the junior department at Bristol College, then classics principal at the Liverpool High School, before settling in Chester. A founding member of the Chester Natural Science Society.
Sources: Alum. Cantab. Eagle 15 1888: 169–72 Modern English biography
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