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date: 25 February 2020

Williams, Davidlocked

(1792–1850)
  • A. P. Woolrich

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Williams, David (1792–1850), geologist, was born at Bleadon, Somerset, where his father, John Williams—originally from Barry, Glamorgan—was a major landowner. Williams matriculated from Jesus College, Oxford, on 24 October 1810, graduated BA in 1814, and proceeded MA in 1820. Prior to this he was ordained, and after a curacy at ...

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