Woolley, John, Dd, Dcl

Woolley, John, D.D., D.C.L.

an English clergyman, was born in 1816; studied at University College, London, and Exeter College, Oxford, graduating in 1836. He became successively head-master of Rossall School, Lancashire, and of King Edward's Grammar-school, Norwich. He resigned the latter position in 1852, on becoming professor of logic and the classics in the University of Sydney, Australia, of which he was elected principal. In 1865 he paid a visit to England, and on his return voyage was lost in the "London," Jan. 11, 1866. He published, Introduction to Logic (1840): — Sermon at

Rossall College (1847): — and Lectures Delivered in Australia (1863). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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