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Wheatley, Benjamin Robertlocked

  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Nilanjana Banerji


Wheatley, Benjamin Robert (1819–1884), bibliographer, born in London on 29 September 1819, was the eldest son of Benjamin Wheatley, an auctioneer in Piccadilly. His half-brother Henry Benjamin Wheatley was a well-known historian. Wheatley was educated at King's College School, London, and after leaving, at the age of just seventeen, he prepared a catalogue for his father of the twelfth part of the huge library of the bibliophile ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]