Maitland, John Gorham
- M. C. Curthoys
Maitland, John Gorham (1818–1863), civil servant, was born on 27 October 1818 at Taunton, Somerset, the son of Samuel Roffey Maitland (1792–1866), historian and religious controversialist, and his wife, Selina Stephenson. He was educated privately before being admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1835, where he was elected a fellow after gaining the third place in the classical and the seventh in the mathematical tripos of 1839. In 1840 he was admitted at ...