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James Halliwell
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Born in Chelsea, London
Born on 21st of June 1820
Died on 3rd of January 1889

Born 1820. Died 1889 - Shakespearean scholar and antiquary.

Studied at Jesus College, Cambridge. Wrote a number of studies on Shakespeare including The Life of William Shakespeare (1848). Also published Nursery Rhymes and Tales of England (1845) and Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words (1847).

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