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Williams, Williamlocked

(1800–1878)
  • James Belich

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Williams, William (1800–1878), linguist and first bishop of Waiapu in New Zealand, was born in Nottingham on 18 July 1800, the son of Thomas Williams (1754–1804), hosier, and his wife, Mary Marsh (1758–1831), a school teacher; he was the younger brother of Archdeacon Henry Williams...

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