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Chandler, Richard (bap. 1737, d. 1810), classical scholar and traveller, was born at Elson, Hampshire, and baptized at Alverstoke on 11 May 1737, the son of Daniel and Elizabeth Chandler. Educated at Winchester School on the foundation, he entered Queen's College, Oxford, on 9 May 1755, having failed to gain a place at ...

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Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey (1771–1843), traveller and classical scholar, was born on 27 October 1771 at Cawood, Yorkshire, the eldest of three sons and a daughter of John Sawrey Morritt, who died at Rokeby Park, Yorkshire, on 3 August 1791, and his wife, ...

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Wood, Robert (1716/17–1771), traveller and classical scholar, was probably born in the manse at Summerhill, co. Meath, where his father, Alexander James Wood (1683–1747), who came from Dunmurry, co. Antrim, was the Presbyterian minister. Few details are known of Wood's early life and education. ...