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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Sheppard, William Fleetwood

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Sheppard, William Fleetwood, B.A., second son of the Hon. Edmund Sheppard (q.v.), Puisne Judge of Queensland, was born in Sydney in Nov. 1862, and educated at Brisbane, at Charterhouse School, London, where he held a scholarship, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, of which he was Foundation Scholar April 1881. He graduated BA. in Mathematical Tripos, in June 1884, as senior wrangler; and was in the first division of the first class in Mathematical Tripos, Part III., in Jan. 1885. He lectured at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, from Oct. 1885 to June 1886; and was elected Fellow of Trinity College in Oct. 1887. Mr. Sheppard was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in Nov. 1890.