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Wright, Williamlocked

(1837–1899)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew

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Wright, William (1837–1899), missionary and author, born on 15 January 1837 at Finnards, near Rathfriland, in co. Down, Ireland, was the youngest child of William Wright, a north of Ireland farmer, and his wife, formerly Miss Niblock. He was educated at a small country school, and supplemented the deficiencies of his instructors by a miscellaneous course of reading. Possessed of unusual ability, he decided to prepare himself for the ...

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