First name(s)
John Wesley
Surname
Hales
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Master of Classical Composition and English Literature at King's College School (1867-[1874])
  • Evening Class Lecturer in English Language (1868-1869)
  • Assistant Master of King's College School (1874-[1877])
  • Professor of English Language and Literature (1877-1903)
  • Lecturer of English at the King's College Ladies Department (1885-1895)
  • Fellow (1902)

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Louth Grammar
  • Durham Grammar
  • Glasgow High School
  • University of Glasgow
  • Christ’s College, Cambridge
  • Lincoln's Inn Ref: *1
Qualifications
  • BA (1:1, 1859)
  • MA (1862)
  • Called to the Bar (1867) Ref: *2
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Fellow, Christ’s College Cambridge (1860-1866)
  • Honorable Fellow, Christ’s College Cambridge (1901)
  • Assistant Tutor, Christ’s College, Cambridge (1864-1867)
  • Junior Dean, Christ’s College, Cambridge (1864)
  • Assistant Master at Marlborough College (1860-1863)
  • Deputy Inspector of Schools (1866-1867)
  • English Lecturer at Bedford College (1867)
  • University Extension Lecturer (1868-)
  • Clark Lecturer at Trinity College, Cambridge (1889-1893) Ref: *2
Publications
  • Essays and Notes on Shakespeare
  • Editor of Milton's Areopagitica
  • Co-editor of Bishop Percy's Folio MS
  • General editor of Messrs Bell's Series of Handbooks of English Literatur

Personal details

Date of birth
5 October 1836
Place of birth
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire
Date of death
19 May 1914
Family details

Second son of s. of William, Wesleyan minister [and Eliza Atherstone. Ref: *2 Married to Henriette Hales, son was John Francis Hales. Ref: *1

References

  1. 1911 England Census
  2. Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900
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