Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Williams, Georgelocked

  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by Triona Adams


Williams, George (1814–1878), Church of England clergyman and topographer, born at Eton on 4 April 1814, was the son of Edward Williams, a bookseller and publisher in Eton, and his wife, Sarah Turner. He was educated on the foundation at Eton College, being in the first form of the lower school in the election for 1820, and was admitted scholar on 15 September 1829. In 1832 he received the money collected at the traditional ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

J. Venn & J. A. Venn, , 2 pts in 10 vols. (1922–54); repr. in 2 vols. (1974–8)
F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)