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Leng, Sir Johnlocked

  • Dilwyn Porter


Leng, Sir John (1828–1906), newspaper proprietor and politician, was born on 10 April 1828 at Hull, the son of Adam Leng of Hull and his wife, Mary, daughter of Christopher Luccock, land surveyor, of Malton, Yorkshire; he was the younger brother of Sir William Christopher Leng (1825–1902)...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)