A large collection of papers, mostly printed, relating in great part to Cambridge Elections of 1829, 1830, etc.
Also a Letter from 'Captain Swing' to Dr Whewell, running thus: If you do not call in all the copies of your Mechanics which have promoted the building of machines you shall hear further from Swing.
and very many miscellaneous papers.
1. Circular letter from William Cavendish, addressed to William Whewell. London. Announces his intention to stand for re-election as an MP for the University and solicits his correspondent’s vote. Affirms his attachment to the established religious institutions of the country. (Mechanical copy of a MS.) 12 July 1830
2. Printed prospectus of George Walker, tailor, of 20 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury Square, London, headed ‘The Art of Dress’. [1831?]
3. Circular letter from Henry Goulburn, addressed to William Whewell. London. Acknowledges the support which led to him being re-elected as an MP for the University. (Mechanical copy of a MS.) 15 Dec. 1832
4. Printed resolutions of a meeting held at Corpus Christi Lodge, Cambridge, concerning the establishment of an Association in Cambridge in connection with the Refuge for the Destitute at Hackney. [c. 15 Mar. 1831]
5. Printed circular letter from J. W. Lubbock to members of the Senate of the University of Cambridge, addressed to William Whewell. Trinity College, [Cambridge]. Has been persuaded to stand for election as an MP for the University. States his political principles. 28 Nov. 1832
6. Printed circular letter from John George Children, with a notice headed ‘Commemoration of Priestley’; addressed to William Whewell. British Museum, [London]. Requests his attendance as one of the stewards at a public dinner to commemorate the birth of Joseph Priestley. 26 Jan. 1833
7. Printed circular letter from F. H. Maberly, headed ‘Our Protestant Constitution, and the Ancient Institutions of my Country for ever!’ Kingston, near Caxton, Cambridgeshire. His requisition to the sheriff [of Cambridgeshire] for a meeting on ‘that abominable measure of Roman Catholic Emancipation’ has been declined, and he has been prevented by legal means from holding a meeting to promote the impeachment of the Duke of Wellington and [Robert] Peel. Urges the repeal of the Malt and Beer Tax, and exhorts his ‘Protestant brethren’ to defend the constitution. (No address-label.) 21 Jan. 1830
8. Printed report of the syndicate [of the University of Cambridge] appointed to inspect the Observatory. Sidney Lodge, [Cambridge]. 18 June 1830
9. Printed circular letter from William Whewell and J. S. Henslow, with a list of ‘Subscriptions Announced’; addressed to W. J. Bankes. Cambridge Philosophical Society. The Council of the Society have completed the purchase of the collection of British s lately offered to them, but the subscription list will remain open as the full amount has not yet been realized. It is hoped to present an account of the collection, with a list of the subscribers, in the next number of the Transactions. (Marked on the outside ‘Refused’ and ‘Mr Mahamed’. Cf. 27.) 6 Feb. 1828
10. Letter from T. E. Briarly to William Whewell. 14 Great Queen Street, Westminster. Has seen Whewell’s letter in The Times [24 March, p. 5; signed ‘A Reformer] and asks for his own name to be added [to the petition of the Senate of the University of Cambridge, urging modifications to the Reform Bill]. If successful, the Bill will add energy to the operations of government and make talent indispensable to government officers, but he believes the £10 rental too low a qualification. Congratulates him on his recent appointment, and asks to be remembered to [Richard] Gwatkin. 28 Mar. 1831
11. Circular letter from William Cavendish. Belgrave Square, [London]. Solicits his correspondent’s vote at the forthcoming [parliamentary] election. Affirms his attachment to the present civil and ecclesiastical institutions. (Mechanical copy of a MS. No address-label.) 8 June 1829
12. Prospectus for James Bailey’s edition of Facciolati and Forcellini’s Latin dictionary. 
13. Printed circular letter from Adam Sedgwick, J. S. Henslow, and J. Lodge, addressed to William Whewell. Cambridge. R. T. Lowe, who is presently investigating the natural history of Madeira, has by a delay to his nomination been deprived of a year’s stipend as a travelling bachelor. A grace is to be proposed to allow £100 to him from Library funds. 9 Dec. 1828
14. Printed circular letter or notice subscribed by sixty-nine fellows of the Royal Society (including Whewell), indicating their intention to nominate [J. F. W.] Herschel as President. Nov. 1830
15. Printed hand-bill headed ‘A DEANe’s [sic] ADDRESS TO HIS CONSTITUENTS. Intended to have been spoken at the Radical Bull and Mouth Dinner.’ (Probably issued during the period of canvassing for the general election of 1831.) [22 March x 1 June 1831?]
16. Printed circular letter from George Bankes, addressed to William Whewell. Cambridge. Solicits his correspondent’s vote at the expected election of a new MP for the University of Cambridge. Will endeavour to maintain the rights and privileges of the university and preserve the established institutions of the country. 29 May 1829
17. Printed pamphlet by G. [D. B.] Beaumont, entitled Full Particulars of the Reform Bill, with Observations. (Inscribed to Whewell by the author.) 1831
18. Printed copy of a letter from Alexander M. Wale, Henry Melvill, R. Twopeny, and Frederic Smith, proctors and pro-proctors [of the University of Cambridge], to the Vice-Chancellor [Gilbert Ainslie]; addressed to William Whewell. [Cambridge.] The proctors were yesterday insulted by a large body of undergraduates, certain of whom were as a result convened before the heads of houses [at the Vice-Chancellor’s Court]. But the proctors and pro-proctors do not consider the adjudged punishment adequate, and they therefore resign their offices. 10 Apr. 1829
19. Printed copy of a letter from ‘a resident member of the Senate’ to Henry Goulburn. Cambridge. States in detail his reasons for thinking that Goulburn should not be supporting [George] Bankes [as a parliamentary candidate for the University of Cambridge], and draws attention to the merits of [William] Cavendish. (No address-label.) 3 June 
20. Printed report of the Cambridge Botanical Museum and Library, issued by J. S. Henslow; addressed to William Whewell. 25 Mar. 1828
21. Printed hand-bill, headed ‘Security to Persons and Property under the Bill [i.e. the Reform Bill].’ [1831 x 1832]
22. (i) Printed statement issued by the feoffees of the free school of Heversham, soliciting subscriptions for the improvement of the schoolmaster’s house; and, written on the same sheet, (ii) a letter from J. Hudson to William Whewell. (ii) Vicarage House, Kendal. Transmits the annexed statement, hoping that Whewell will be pleased to hear of the proposed improvement and will support it. The present master has given great satisfaction. Congratulates him [on his appointment as a tutor at Trinity]; is gratified to have been instrumental in promoting his progress. Hopes the bearer of the letter (William Mason) will take a good degree. 24 Jan. 1824
23. Printed circular letter from T. S. Hughes, with an address to the members of the Senate [of the University of Cambridge], subscribed by forty members of the university. Cambridge. Committees have been formed in Cambridge and London to promote Cavendish’s election. Solicits his correspondent’s vote and support. (No address-label.) 1 June 1829
24. Printed circular letter from J. H. Smyth. 18 Spring Garden, [London]. Announces his intention to stand for re-election as an MP for the University, and solicits his correspondent’s vote. The effects of a severe illness, from which he is only now beginning to recover, will prevent him from paying his personal respects to electors as soon as he would wish. (No address-label.) 29 Feb. 1820
25. Printed circular letter from Gore Ouseley, George Thomas Staunton, Edward Hyde East, Alexander Johnston, Mark Wilks, and George FitzClarence. Royal Asiatic Society’s House, Grafton Street, London. Enclose the prospectus (not present) of a plan for publishing translations of oriental works accompanied by the original texts, and solicit their correspondent’s support for the proposal. 7 Jan. 1828
26. Printed regulations for the consideration of the Senate, regarding the terms on which tutors may borrow books for their pupils from the Public Library. [1820s]
27. Printed list of subscribers to the collection of British birds purchased for the Cambridge Philosophical Society, addressed to William Whewell. (Postmarked at Cambridge, 23 July 1828. Cf. 9.) 
28. Printed syllabus of a course of lectures on the natural history of the animal kingdom to be delivered [at the Royal Institution at Easter 1827] by I. [i.e. John] Harwood. 
29. Printed hand-bill containing verses entitled ‘The Protestants’ Call’, issued for the Protestant Constitutional Tract Society. [1820s]
30. Printed notice of new regulations regarding examinations and honours for the degree of Bachelor of Arts, etc. [issued by the Vice-Chancellor, Christopher Wordsworth]; addressed to William Whewell. Trinity Lodge, [Cambridge]. 15 May 1821
31. Circular letter by William Vernon Harcourt and John Phillips, with a handwritten postscript; addressed to William Whewell. Yorkshire Museum, York. A meeting of ‘the Friends of Science’ will be held in the apartments of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society in September. (PS.) The Council wish to know whether Whewell intends to attend the meeting or favour it with any communications. (Signed as vice-president and secretary respectively. The meeting in question saw the inauguration of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.) 12 July 1831
32. Letter from J. W. Lubbock to William Whewell. St James’s Place, [London]. Annexes a copy of his letter of the previous day to the secretary of the Royal Society declining to attend a meeting of the Council at Kensington Palace on the grounds that such meetings should only be held at Somerset House. Hopes that his friends at Cambridge will approve of his action. (Cf. 35.) 5 Dec. 1830
33. Circular letter from Lord Palmerston. Stanhope Street, [London]. Offers himself for re-election as an MP for the University of Cambridge, and solicits his correspondent’s vote. If elected, he will continue to pursue policies calculated to give strength to the country’s existing institutions and stability to the constitution. (Mechanical copy of a MS. No address-label.) 22 Apr. 1831
34. Note from [J. D.] Hustler to William Whewell. Trinity [College, Cambridge]. Expresses indignation at the ‘inconceivable grossness of mixing up pecuniary transactions with the discussion of a grave & distressing question’ in Whewell’s note of this morning. (Dated Monday.) [1820s?]
35. Letter from J. W. Lubbock to William Whewell. [London.] A Council [of the Royal Society] has been summoned at Somerset House in place of the one which was to have been held at Kensington Palace. (Dated by the postmark. Cf. 32.) [c. 7 Dec. 1830]
36. Printed notice issued by the Vice-Chancellor, Martin Davy, regarding university prizes for the present year. Caius Lodge, [Cambridge]. 26 Dec. 1827
37. Circular letter from N. C. Tindal. Bedford Square, [London]. His appointment as Chief Justice of the Common Pleas will prevent him from continuing to represent the University of Cambridge in Parliament. Thanks his constituents for their kindness and assures them of his continuing interest in the university’s prosperity. (Mechanical copy of a MS. No address-label.) 6 June 1829
38. Note from T. P. Thompson to William Whewell. 2 Wellington Street, Strand, [London]. Sends a copy of the third edition of his pamphlet On the Instruments of Exchange, containing some additions and corrections. 24 June 1830
39. Transcripts of letters (i) from Martin Van Buren to John Randolph of Roanoke, 17 September, (ii) from Andrew Jackson to Randolph, 16 September, and (iii) from Randolph to Andrew Jackson, 24 September. (i) Washington. Transmits (ii). The vacancy mentioned will be effected by a recall, which will be sent as soon as Randolph’s answer is received. Cannot see any objection to his acceptance of the offer, since any reasonable facilities required by the state of his health or private affairs will be cheerfully extended. (ii) Washington. Offers him the post of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Russia. Discusses the importance of the post and Randolph’s suitability to undertake it. (iii) Roanoke. The kind terms in which the offer in (ii) was made are not sufficient to persuade him to leave private life and embark again on the ‘stormy sea of Federal Politicks’. He will, however, continue to serve his country in the station to which he has been called by her chief magistrate. 16–24 Sept. 1829
40. (i) Sheet containing printed verses by C. V. Le Grice entitled Lines written for the Ladies’ Charitable Bazaar at Penzance, 1 January 1828 [cf. Gent. Mag. xcviii, pt, 2, p. 8], and, written on the same sheet, (ii) a letter from Le Grice to William Whewell. (ii) Trereife, [Penzance]. Thanks him and [Thomas] Rickman for a book [Rickman’s Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of English Architecture?]. He would have liked Rickman to stay and tour with him. Asks whether they saw anything at the Mount [St Michael’s Mount?]. Reflects on the hopes and fears of those now and Trinity. A first medallist, [William] Selwyn, is coming to stay with him. Sends greetings to John Brown [Fellow of Trinity] and [James] Scolefield. General [Watkin?] Tench speaks with gratitude of Brown’s hospitality. ‘Selwyn is at Hayle as a Referee appointed by Court.’ 25 Sept. 1830
41. (i) Sheet containing printed copies of letters between William Salmond and Lord Milton, 5–22 October 1831, and, written on it, (ii) a letter from William Salmond to William Whewell. (ii) [York.] Sends a copy of his correspondence with Lord Milton, in order to correct the latter’s mistake regarding the origin of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society. (Dated by the postmark. Postmarked at York.) [8 Nov. 1831]
42. Printed prospectus of The Chimæra, an occasional publication to be conducted by graduates of the University of Cambridge, beginning on the first Friday in Easter term, 1829; addressed to William Whewell. 
43. Printed circular letter from William Cavendish, addressed to John Roberts. Cambridge. Assures his correspondent that if, as expected, he is nominated as a parliamentary candidate for the University of Cambridge he will devote himself to promoting the University’s interests. Solicits his support. 3 June 1829
44. Printed pamphlet entitled Letters from Geo. Stanley Faber, B.D., Rector of Long-Newton, to the London Packet and Lloyd’s Evening Post, February 18, 1829, containing arguments against granting political power to Roman Catholics. 1829
45. Letter from ‘Swing’ to William Whewell. (Place of writing not indicated.) ‘If you do not call in all the copies of your Mechanics which have promoted the building of Machines you shall hear further from | Swing’. (Paper watermarked ‘1828’.) [c. 1828]
46. (i) Printed copy of a petition to the king from an unnamed Somerset clergyman, representing that abuses in the distribution of the Church’s property endanger its existence; and, written on it, (ii) a letter from ‘a sincere friend to the Church’ to William Whewell. (ii) [Bath.] Asks him to consider the measures advocated in the annexed petition and in a pamphlet entitled The Church of England, or Safe, Liberal, and Christian Principles of Reform in the Establishment  by ‘a clergyman’ [Thomas Spencer]. (Postmarked at Bath, 19 January 1831.) [c. 19 Jan. 1831]
47. Letter from Richard Whitcombe to William Whewell. [London.] Asks him to urge [Connop] Thirlwall to vote for [James] Scarlett [in the Cambridge University by-election]. Discusses Thirlwall’s views of the several candidates. [18 Nov. 1822]
48. Printed circular letter from William Yates Peel. London. Has been persuaded, in spite of ill health, to offer himself as a parliamentary candidate for the University of Cambridge. Is opposed to the proposed change to the representative system [the Reform Bill] but not adverse to temperate reform. (No address-label.) 25 Apr. 1831
49. Printed copy of a letter from P. F. Laporte to the editor of The Times. The King’s Theatre, [London]. Defends himself against criticisms of his alterations to the fabric of the theatre and to the salaries of performers. (Printed in The Times on 31 January.) 30 Jan. 1829
50. Printed copy of a speech by Dr [James] Chalmers ‘on the Catholic Question’, extracted from the Caledonian Mercury, 16 March . 
51. Printed report of the Cambridge Botanical Museum and Library, issued by J. S. Henslow; addressed to William Whewell. Cambridge. 25 Mar. 1829
52. Printed prospectus in the form of a circular letter from Michel Carrier. Chamonix, Province of Upper Faucigny, Savoy. Solicits subscribers to a plan to collect geological specimens from the Alps, and submits testimonies of his suitability for the project. (No address-label.) June 1829
53. Printed notice headed ‘Reply to Mr Babbage’, refuting [Charles] Babbage’s assertion in the second edition of his Economy of Manufactures that the booksellers had impeded the sale of the book; addressed to William Whewell. [c. 1832]
54. Printed copy of a proposed petition from the University of Cambridge to the House of Commons objecting to the Commutation of Tythe Bill; addressed to William Whewell. St John’s College, [Cambridge]. 5 June 1833
55. Printed pamphlet entitled Documents to shew the State of the Question now pending between the Commissioners of Paving, and King’s College, relative to the purchase of Mr Cory’s Premises, addressed to the Commissioners, May 26, 1831. (Inscribed to William Whewell.) 1831
56. Printed notice issued by Philip Homer. Long Wall, Oxford. Gives notice that he left Trinity College, Oxford, of his own will because he would not take the ‘false oath’ for the degree, and he was not, as Dr [James] Ingram claims, expelled. (No address-label.) [c. 1832]
57. Printed list of members of the Geographical Society. [c. 1830]
58. Printed proceedings of meetings, 24 and 26 May , resulting in the establishment of the Geographical Society of London. 
59. Printed list of junior sophs [of Trinity College, Cambridge]. (The letters after the names refer to the students’ respective tutors: H = Higman; P = Peacock; W = Whewell.) [1828 x 1829]
60. Letter from Robert Pashley to William Whewell. (In Latin.) Trinity College, Cambridge. Gives formal thanks for the honour bestowed on him [on his election to a fellowship]. (Cf. R. 1. 36–7.) 2 Oct. 1830
61. Printed circular letter from Samuel Hawkes; addressed to William Whewell. Trinity College, [Cambridge]. Gives notice of propositions to be voted on at the next meeting of the Union Society. 4 May 1819
62. Printed circular letter from Sir J. B. Burges, with resolutions of a meeting of the Association for the Refutation of Infidel Publications, 19 October 1819; addressed to William Whewell. 52 Hatton Garden, [London]. Refers to the annexed resolutions, and solicits support for the Association. 20 Oct. 1819
63. Printed copy of an article headed ‘New Churches’, extracted from the Christian Guardian, February 1830; addressed to William Whewell. (Postmarked Cambridge, 1 February 1830.) [Jan. 1830]
64. Resolutions of a meeting of tutors and other MAs, etc., held at William Whewell’s rooms, 4 December 1830. (i) In the case of any disturbance, tutors should advise undergraduates to go to their respective colleges, where they will be told what to do; (ii) an MA of each college should be in constant communication with the magistrates, in case there should be any disturbance; and (iii) these men should make their names known to the magistrates. [4 Dec. 1830?]
65. Printed notice headed ‘Increase of Popery’, issued by the British Reformation Society; addressed to William Whewell. [c. 1829]
66. Printed list of members of the Athenaeum elected on 3 July 1830. 
67. Letter from Edward Magrath to William Whewell. Athenaeum, London. Thanks him for presenting to the Athenaeum a copy of his Architectural Notes on Germany. (A printed form filled up by hand.) 2 Mar. 1830
68. Two cuttings from newspapers, each headed ‘Cambridge University Election’, containing, respectively, copies of (i) a letter from Robert Grant to a member of the Senate of the University, and (ii) a letter from a member of the Senate to the editor of the Cambridge Chronicle. 
69. Printed booklet issued by Camus (a Cambridge musical society), containing its rules and regulations, lists of its members, and a catalogue of music in its possession. [c. 1828]
70. Printed circular letter from Henry Coddington, addressed to William Whewell. [Cambridge.] Each member of Camus [a Cambridge musical society] is requested to contribute 15s. at the next general meeting, in order to discharge a debt of £30. Gives notice of a new regulation to be submitted at the same meeting. [1827 or 1832]
71. Printed notice [issued by Christopher Wordsworth], containing a report of an addition to the regulations regarding the degree of Bachelor of Medicine, and a notice of graces to be offered to the Senate at the next congregation. Trinity College Lodge, [Cambridge]. 22 Oct. 1827
72. Printed copy of a letter from ‘a moderate Tory, M.A.’, headed ‘Reasons of a moderate Tory for having voted, and intending again to vote for Lord Palmerston and Mr. Cavendish’; reprinted from the Bury Post. 
73. Printed notice regarding the arrangements for the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science to be held at Cambridge on 24–28 June . 
74. Circular letter from Lord Palmerston. Stanhope Street, [London]. Offers himself for re-election as an MP for the University of Cambridge, and solicits his correspondent’s vote. If elected, he will continue to promote the interests of the university and maintain the constitution in church and state. (Mechanical copy of a MS. No address-label.) 9 July 1830
Glossary of Persons:
The following information is principally derived from the documents themselves, or from well-known works such as the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and Alumni Cantabrigienses.
Babbage, Charles (1791–1871), mathematician and computer pioneer.
Bankes, George (1787–1856), politician and lawyer; unsuccessful parliamentary for the University of Cambridge, 1829.
Bankes, William John (1786–1855), traveller and antiquary; MP for the University of Cambridge, 1822–26.
Beaumont, George Duckett Barber (1801/2–56), barrister; author of a pamphlet entitled Full Particulars of the Reform Bill, with Observations (1831).
Briarly, Thomas Edward (1792/3–1879), barrister.
Brown, John (1775/6–1850), Fellow of Trinity, 1801–48–?; Vice-Master, 1830–42.
Burges [later Lamb], Sir James Bland, 1st Bt (1752–1824), politician and poet.
Carrier, Michel (fl. 1829), naturalist, of Chamonix; author of Notice biographique sur Jacques Balmat dit Mont-Blanc (1854).
Cavendish, William, 7th Duke of Devonshire (1808–91), landowner and industrialist; MP for the University of Cambridge, 1829–30.
Chalmers, Thomas (1780–1847), Church of Scotland minister and social reformer.
Children, John George (1777–1852), chemist.
Coddington, Henry (1798/9–1845), treasurer of Camus, a Cambridge musical society.
Davy, Martin (1763–1839), physician and college head; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, 1827–8.
East, Sir Edward Hyde, 1st Bt (1764–1847), judge in India and legal writer.
FitzClarence, George Augustus Frederick, 1st Earl of Munster (1794–1842), army officer.
Goulburn, Henry (1784–1856), politician; MP for the University of Cambridge, 1831–56.
Grant, Sir Robert (1780–1838), administrator in India; announced himself as a candidate in the University of Cambridge by-election in 1822, but apparently withdrew before the poll.
Harcourt, William Venables Vernon (1789–1871), founder of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.
Hare, Julius Charles (1795–1855), author and Church of England clergyman.
Harwood, John (d. 1854), MD, FRS, of St Leonards, Sussex; Professor of Natural History in the Royal Institution, 1826–9. (List of the Members, Officers, and Professors [of the Royal Institution] (1863); W. P. Trent, English Culture in Virginia (1889), pp. 100, 301n.)
Hawkes, Samuel (1794–1829), clergyman; President of the Cambridge Union Society, 1819.
Henslow, John Stevens (1796–1861), botanist and Church of England clergyman.
Herschel, Sir John Frederick William, 1st Bt (1792–1871), mathematician and astronomer.
Hervey, Frederick William, 2nd Marquess of Bristol (1800–64), unsuccessful candidate in the Cambridge University by-election, 1822.
Hudson, John (1772–1843), tutor of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1807–15 (his pupils included Whewell); vicar of Kendal, Westmorland, 1815–43.
Hughes, Thomas Smart (1786–1847), historian.
Hustler, James Devereux (1784–1849), mathematician; fellow of Trinity, 1807; married Elizabeth, the daughter of William Lort Mansel, Master of Trinity, 1823.
Ingram, James (1774–1850), Old English scholar and antiquary; President of Trinity College, Oxford, 1824–50.
Jackson, Andrew (1767–1845), President of the United States, 1829–37.
Johnston, Sir Alexander (1775–1849), colonial official and judge in Ceylon.
Laporte, Pierre François (1799–1841), manager of the King’s Theatre, London, 1828–31 and 1833–41.
Lodge, John (1793–1850), Librarian of the University of Cambridge, 1822–45.
Lowe, Richard Thomas (1802–74), naturalist.
Lubbock, Sir John William, 3rd Bt (1803–65), astronomer and banker; unsuccessful parliamentary candidate for the University of Cambridge, 1832.
Maberly, Frederick Herbert (1781–1860), politician and Church of England clergyman.
Magrath, Edward (1799–1856), secretary of the Athenaeum Club, 1825–55.
Mason, William (1802–73), BA (12th Wrangler) from Trinity College, Cambridge, 1826.
Melvill, Henry (1798–1871), Church of England clergyman; Junior Proctor of the University of Cambridge in 182¬9.
Ouseley, Sir Gore, first baronet (1770–1844), diplomatist.
Pashley, Robert (1805–1859), lawyer and traveller.
Randolph, John (‘John Randolph of Roanoke’) (1773–1833), American politician.
Roberts, John, addressee of a circular letter from William Cavendish (No. 43); not otherwise identified.
Salmond, William (1769–1838), one of the founders of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.
Scholefield, James (1789–1853), classical scholar.
Sedgwick, Adam (1785–1873), geologist.
Selwyn, William (1806–1875), Church of England clergyman; first Chancellor’s medallist, 1828; Fellow of St John’s, 1829.
Smith, Frederic(k), Pro-proctor of the University of Cambridge in 1829.
Smyth, John Henry (1780–1822), MP for the University of Cambridge, 1812–22.
Spencer, Thomas (1796–1853), writer.
Staunton, Sir George Thomas, 2nd Bt (1781–1859), Sinologist and politician.
Tench, Watkin (bap. 1758, d. 1833), marine officer and author.
Thirlwall, (Newell) Connop (1797–1875), historian and bishop of St David’s.
Thompson, Thomas Perronet (1783–1869), army officer and politician.
Tindal, Sir Nicholas Conyngham (1776–1846), judge.
Twopeny, Richard (1794–1871), Pro-proctor of the University of Cambridge in 1829.
Van Buren, Martin (1782–1862), President of the United States, 1837–41; Secretary of State, 1829–31.
Wale, Alexander Malcolm (1797–1884), Senior Proctor of the University of Cambridge, 1828–9.
Walker, George (fl. 1831), tailor, of, Bloomsbury Square, London.
Whitcombe, Richard (1794–1834), barrister.
Wilks, Mark (c.1760–1831), army officer.