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.
References: British Census (1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891); Reilly
- The Bridal Bar: A Novel. 3 vol. London: T. C. Newby, 1872.
- Trumped with the Deuce: A Novel. 3 vol. London: T. C. Newby, 1873.