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John Hellins


Clergyman and entomologist. BA, Oxford, 1851. Ordained 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.


Alum. Oxon.

Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 24 (1887–8): 20.


Alum. Oxon.: Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1500–1886: … with a record of their degrees. Being the matriculation register of the university. Alphabetically arranged, revised, and annotated by Joseph Foster. 8 vols. London and Oxford: Parker & Co. 1887–91.