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Ernest Hensleigh Wedgwood


Civil servant. Son of Hensleigh and Frances Emma Elizabeth Wedgwood. Clerk in the office of the secretary of state for the colonies, 1860; assistant private secretary, 1868–72. Second-class clerk, 1872; first-class clerk, 1876–96.


Alum. Cantab.

Colonial Office list 1896

Freeman 1978


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.

Colonial Office list: The Colonial Office list … or, general register of the colonial dependencies of Great Britain. London: Edward Stanford; Harrison & Sons. 1862–99.

Freeman, Richard Broke. 1978. Charles Darwin: a companion. Folkestone, Kent: William Dawson & Sons. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, Shoe String Press.