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William John Alexander, 3d baronet


Barrister. B.A., Trinity College, Cambridge, 1825. Admitted Lincoln’s Inn, 1822. Called to the Bar, 1825. On the Oxford Circuit. Attorney-General to the Prince of Wales, 1853. Succeeded his father as 3d Baronet in 1859.


Alum. Cantab.

Modern English biography.


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.