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William Sidney Gibson

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Death : 3/1/1871
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Barrister, miscellaneous writer. Privately educated. Admitted at Lincoln's Inn, 1839; called to the bar, 1845. Registrar of Newcastle-upon-Tyne district court of bankruptcy, 1843-1869. Hon. M. A. University of Durham. F.S.A., F.G.S., and member of other learned societies in England and on the Continent. Lectured on antiquarian and other subjects. Contributed to Notes & Queries, Bentley's Miscellany, New Monthly, and other periodicals. Published works on literary and antiquarian matters, e.g., The History of the Monastery Founded at Tynemouth, 1846-1847; Remarks on the Mediaeval Writers of English History, 1848; A Memoir of Northumberland, 1860.

Author: Anne Lohrli; © University of Toronto Press, 1973.

 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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