John of Wakefield

(fl. c. 1285—1304) schoolman and medical writer

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Wakefield, John of (fl. 1294/1295), schoolman and medical writer

WILLINK, John Wakefield (1858 - 1927), Dean of Norwich since 1919

LISTER, John Field (1916 - 2006), Provost of Wakefield, 1972–82

SPILSBURY, Alfred John (1874 - 1940), late Headmaster of Wakefield School

LIGHTFOOT, John (1853 - 1917), Vicar of Cross Stone since 1882; Hon. Canon of Wakefield, 1910

ALLEN, John Edward (1932 - 2015), Provost of Wakefield, 1982–97, then Emeritus

Woollen Manufacturing in Yorkshire: The Memorandum Books of John Brearley, Cloth Frizzer at Wakefield, 1758–1762

RAINEY, John Wakefield (1881 - 1967), Lieut-Colonel RAVC (retired); Govt Veterinary Officer Tasmanian Department of Agriculture, 1940–51

WESTON, John Wakefield (1852 - 1926), MP (Ind U) South Westmorland, 1913–18; (U) Westmorland, 1918–24; Chairman of County Council for Westmorland; Chairman Territorial Association, Cumberland and Westmorland

CUNNINGHAM, John Manstead (1879 - 1947), Canon Residentiary of Ripon Cathedral since 1937; Examining Chaplain to Bishop of Ripon since 1937; Chairman of Skellfield School; Hon. Treasurer of Ripon, Wakefield and Bradford Diocesan Training College, etc.; Member Council of Church Training Colleges, and of Consultative Committee of National Society; Member of Education Committee, North Riding CC, 1938; Director of Religious Education for Diocese of Ripon, 1944

Wakefield, Charles Cheers (1859 - 1941), presented to National Portrait Gallery collection of portraits of British and Empire soldiers and statesmen of the Great War by Orpen and Sargent, 1933; also presented the Orpen Portrait of M. Paul Hymans to the Belgian Nation; purchased and presented to the Prime Minister for the British Museum, Nelson’s personal Log-Book with entries carried to the eve of Trafalgar; also previously presented to the Guildhall Nelson’s Sword of Honour given him with the Freedom of the City; presented early English manuscript, Great Chronicle of London to the Guildhall Library, together with a limited edition of a reprint thereof, 1934; Trustee, The Sir John Soane’s Museum; President Dickens Fellowship, 1927–29; twice President Motor and Cycle Trades Benevolent Fund; Chairman, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; President Aldwych Club, 1925–27; PGW in English Freemasonry; Sheriff of the City of London, 1907–08

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