1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Parr Greswell

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:1238.



REV. WILLIAM PARR GRESWELL (son of John Greswell of Chester). b. Tarvin, Cheshire 23 June 1765; C. of Blackney near Manchester 1789-91; inc. of Denton and Haughton near Mancester 1791, resigned 1853; kept a school at Denton; author of Annals of Parisian topography 1818; The monastery of St. Werbaugh, a poem 1823; A view of the early Parisian Greek press 2 vols. 1833. d. Denton 12 Jany. 1854, his library sold at Sotheby's Feb. 1855. Manchester School Register, iii. 77-78 (1874); Booker's Denton (Chetham Soc. Miscell. vol. ii. 1851) 109.