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Alfred Wrigley


Mathematician and educator. Professor of mathematics at the Royal Military College, Addiscombe, Surrey, 1841–61. Headmaster, Clapham Grammar School, from 1862; later added a department for pupils preparing for admission to military colleges and the Indian Civil Service; the school closed in 1882. Worked as an examiner until 1893.


Alum. Cantab.

Modern English biography

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 59 (1899): 232–3

The Times, 16 September 1867, p. 4


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.

Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.