William Higgs Barker
William Higgs Barker (1744–1815) was an English Hebraist.
Barker was of the same family as the Hebraist Samuel Barker, and son of George Barker, tailor, of Great Russell Street, London. He was admitted on the foundation of St. Paul's School, London 10 May 1756, aged twelve. He became Pauline Exhibitioner at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1761, Perry Exhibitioner 1764–7, and took his degree of B.A. in 1765. He was also a fellow of Dulwich College, Surrey, and took holy orders.
He published a short work, entitled ‘Grammar of the Hebrew Language adapted to the use of schools, with Biblical examples,’ 1774; and a ‘Hebrew and English Lexicon,’ 1812.
- "Barker, William Higgs (BRKR759WH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
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