Henry B. Wheatley
Henry Benjamin Wheatley FSA (2 May 1838 – 30 April 1917) was a British author, editor, and indexer. His London Past and Present was described as his most important work and "the standard dictionary of London".
Wheatley was Assistant Secretary to Royal Society of Arts, 1879-1909; founding member (1903) and President of the Samuel Pepys Club, 1903-1910; Vice-President of the Bibliographical Society, 1908-1910, and its President 1911-1913. In 1909 he was the President of the Sette of Odd Volumes, an English bibliophile dining-club.
- Gomme, G. L. (1884). "Folk-Lore Terminology". Folk-Lore Journal. 2: 340–347. doi:10.1080/17442524.1884.10602756.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Celebrated Birthplaces: Samuel Johnson at Lichfield". The Antiquary: 233–239. December 1884.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Post-Restoration Quartos of Shakespeare's Plays". The Library. Third Series. 4 (15): 237–269. July 1913.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Of Anagrams: A Monograph Treating of Their History from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time. Williams & Norgate, 1862.
- "Round about Piccadilly and Pall Mall, or, A ramble from Haymarket to Hyde Park, 1870
- What is an Index?, 1878
- Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived In, 1880, 1st edition; online text, 5th edition, 1907 from hathitrust.org
- The Bibliographer, 1884.
- How to Form a Library, 1887
- The Dedication of Books to Patron and Friend, 1887
- How to Catalogue a Library. Published by Eliot Stock 1889.
- Remarkable bindings in the British Museum, 1889
- London Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions. John Murray, 1891.
- Reliques of Old London, George Bell & Sons, 1896. (descriptions of buildings with lithographs by Thomas Robert Way)
- How to Make an Index, 1902.
- The Story of London, [Mediæval Towns Series] 1904
- Literary Blunders, 1905
- Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britain Tongue by Alexander Hume at Project Gutenberg, 1865; 2nd edition, 1870
- Editor, Books in Chains by William Blades (includes Wheatley's introduction and brief bio of Blades, whom he knew), 1892
- "The London Topographical Society: A brief account" by Stephen Marks in The London Topographical Record, 1980, pp. 1-10.
- Lee, J. D. "Wheatley, Henry Benjamin". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/38397.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
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- "The father of British indexing: Henry Benjamin Wheatley" by J. D. Lee
- "Wheatley, Henry Benjamin". Who's Who: 2259. 1912.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Review: The Story of London by Henry B. Wheatley". The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art. 98: 369. 17 September 1904.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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