Author:Jelinger Cookson Symons

Jelinger Cookson Symons
British barrister and school inspector, author of works on economics, law, and education.


  • A Few Thoughts on Volition and Agency, 1833.
  • Arts and Artizans at Home and Abroad, with Sketches of the Progress of Foreign Manufactures, 1839.
  • Outlines of Popular Economy, 1840.
  • The Attorney and Solicitors Act, 6 & 7 Vict. cap. 73, with an analysis, notes, and index, 1843.
  • Parish Settlements and the Practice of Appeal, 1844; 2nd edit. 1846.
  • Railway Liabilities as they affect Subscribers, Committees, Allottees, and Scripholders, inter se, and Third Parties, 1846.
  • A Plea for Schools, which sets forth the Dearth of Education and the Growth of Crime, 1847.
  • Tactics for the Times, as regards the Condition and Treatment of the Dangerous Classes, 1849.
  • School Economy, a practical treatise on the best mode of establishing and teaching schools, 1852.
  • A Scheme of Direct Taxation, 1853.
  • The Industrial Capacities of South Wales, 1855.
  • Lunar Motion, the whole Argument stated and illustrated by Diagrams, 1856.
  • Sir Robert Peel as a Type of Statesmanship, 1856.
  • Milford, Past, Present, and Future, 1857.
  • William Burke, the author of "Junius", 1859.
  • Rough Types of English Life, 1860.

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