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Darwin Correspondence Project

Samuel Boteler Bristowe


Lawyer and politician. CD’s second cousin once removed. Called to the bar, 1848. Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1849–56. Recorder of Newark, 1869–70. Liberal MP for Newark-on-Trent, 1870–80. County court judge, 1880–91.


Alum. Cantab.

Darwin pedigree.


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.

Darwin pedigree: Pedigree of the family of Darwin. Compiled by H. Farnham Burke. N.p.: privately printed. 1888. [Reprinted in facsimile in Darwin pedigrees, by Richard Broke Freeman. London: printed for the author. 1984.]