At the Circulating Library Author Information: James Panton Ham

Author: James Panton Ham (1818–1902)

Biography: James Panton Ham was born in 1818 in Hackney. He attended Cheshunt College and became a minister in Bristol. In the 1850s, he became a Unitarian and held positions in Manchester and London. In 1845, he married Isabella Paul and the couple had eight children. Beside writing theological works, he also wrote two novels, a play, and collection of poems. He retired in 1888 and died in 1902 in Belfast.

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References: British Census (1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891); Reilly

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Bridal Bar: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1872.
  2. Trumped with the Deuce: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1873.