Nephew and son-in-law of the poet Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge was educated at Eton College and King's College Cambridge (B.A. 1823). He was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1821 and called to the bar in 1826. In 1825 Coleridge traveled to the West Indies with the Bishop of Barbados. He acted as his uncle's literary executor and editor, beginning with the publication of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Remains in 1836.
Poetry of the college magazine [with John Moultrie]. 1819.
Six months in the West Indies in 1825. 1826.
Introductions to the study of the Greek classic poets. Pt. 1. 1830.
The life of swing. 1830.
Specimens of the table talk of the late Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 2 vols, 1835.