John Ball

1818-1889; ed. Oscott and Cambridge; Irish bar, 1845 after continental travels; Liberal MP Carlow 1852; Under-Sec. for Colonies 1855-57; supported Italian liberators, Cavor and Sella; 1st Pres. Alpine Club, 1857; defeated Limerick, 1858; The Alpine Guide (1863-68); Journal of a Tour in Morocco (1878) and Notes of a Naturalist in South America (1887); also What Is To Be Done For Ireland (1849); MRIA and member of Geographical, and Antiquarian Socs.; FRS, 1868. d. Kensington. DIB DIH