Reference Entry

Wedgwood, Hensleigh (1803-1891), philologist

Charles Harold Herford and John D. Haigh

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Wedgwood, Hensleigh (1803-1891), philologist, was born on 22 January 1803 at Gunville, Dorset, the fourth and youngest son of Josiah Wedgwood of Maer Hall, Staffordshire, and Elizabeth Allen of Cresselly, Pembrokeshire. He was also the grandson of Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795), master potter. Hensleigh Wedgwood was educated at Rugby School. He ...

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