Herbert John Reynolds (d. 1916) was born at Stoke Newington, Middlesex, the son of Samuel Reynolds, surgeon. He attended Eton, before entering King's College, Cambridge, in 1852 (B.A., 1856), where he became a fellow in 1855. He served in the Bengal Civil Service, 1855-1889. He was secretary to the Board of Revenue, 1874-1880; a member of the Governor-General's Legislative Council, 1880-1882 and 1884; vice-chancellor of Calcutta University, 1883-1884; a member of the Bengal Legislative Council, 1881, 1883, 1885 and 1887; a member of the Board of Revenue, 1884; and chairman of the Port Commissioners, Calcutta, 1887. He retired in 1889, and was J.P. for Middlesex, 1891. Reynolds died on 30 November 1916.
John Thomas Walford (1834-1894) was born at Hatfield Peverel, Essex, the son of the Revd William Walford. He attended Eton, before entering King's College, Cambridge, in 1853 (B.A., 1858; M.A. 1861), where he was fellow, 1856-1866. He was admitted to Oxford in 1862. He was assistant master at Lancing, 1859-1860, and at Eton, 1861-1865. In 1866 he joined the Church of Rome. He became assistant master at Edgbaston under Cardinal Newman, and became a Jesuit. He was employed subsequently in Malta, Liverpool, Holywell, North Wales and at Beaumont College, Windsor, and as professor at St Beuno's College, St Asaph. He died at Roehampton, Surrey, on 9 January 1894.
Richard Shilleto (1809-1876) was born on 25 November 1809, the son of John Shilleto of Ulleskelf, Yorkshire. He was educated at Repton and at Shrewsbury School, before being admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1828 to study classics (B.A., 1832; M.A., 1835). He took orders, lectured at Trinity and King's, and worked as a private coach. He became a fellow of Peterhouse in 1867, and served as assistant tutor, dean and praelector of the college. Shilleto was an acclaimed Greek scholar with a great knowledge of Greek prose. He died on 24 September 1876 at his house in Bateman Street.
Notes on classics lectures
Presented by R. StJ. Parry, 1911.