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Williams, Sir Georgelocked

(1821–1905)
  • John Springhall

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Williams, Sir George (1821–1905), a founder of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), was born on 11 October 1821 at Ashway Farm, Dulverton, Somerset, the youngest of the seven sons of Amos Williams (1778–1841), tenant farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth. Long settled on the ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)