Bellew [formerly Higgin], John Chippendall Montesquieu (1823–1874), popular preacher and public reader, was born at Lancaster on 3 August 1823. He was the only child of an infantry officer, Captain Robert Higgin (1792–1853) of the 12th regiment, who had married in ...
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Lewis, Angelo John [pseud. Professor Hoffmann] (1839–1919), journalist and writer on magic, was born on 23 July 1839 at Crescent Place, St Pancras, London, the eldest of four surviving sons of John Lewis, a coal merchant and subsequently a clerk in the court of chancery, and his wife, ...