Dates: 1832 - 1888|
Source of Characteristics: DNB
Characteristics: Journalist, Far East correspondent.
Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum
Characteristics: Contributed reviews on a wide range of topics, including: travel, geography and history of France, Italy, Greece, Africa, Australia, Canada and the Ottoman Empire. Some novels. History, religion, military history, biography, memoirs, politics, agriculture, cookery, medicine, social science, natural history, ancient history, industry, and miscellaneous material including books on games, women's fashions, and domestic morality.
Research Notes: Son of James Augustus St. John. Brother of Percy Bayle St. John.
Research Notes: Usually marked in file as H. ST.JOHN to differentiate him from his brother Percy Bayle St. John, who contributed reviews during the same period and is usually marked B. ST.JOHN. Not all records are so marked, and records attributed to either ST.JOHN, Horace Stebbing Roscoe ? or ST. JOHN, Percy Bayle ? should be closely examined.
Mark: H. ST.JOHN