William Williams

(1800—1878) linguist and first bishop of Waiapu in New Zealand

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Richmal Crompton (1890—1969) children's writer and novelist


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Hugh William Williams (1773—1829) landscape painter

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Sir William Fenwick Williams (1800—1883) army officer

Sir William Williams (1634—1700) lawyer and politician

Victor William Williams Saunders Purcell (1896—1965) colonial administrator and historian

William Carlos Williams (1883—1963) American poet, essayist, novelist, and short-story writer

William Crwysfab Williams (1875—1968) poet and Congregational minister

William Henry Williams (1771—1841) physician

William Henry Williams Strachan (1859—1921) colonial medical officer

William Llewelyn Williams (1867—1922) politician and author

William Mattieu Williams (1820—1892) science teacher and industrial chemist

William Peere Williams (1665—1736) law reporter

William Peere Williams Freeman (1742—1832) naval officer

William Smith Williams (1800—1875)

William Williams (c. 1780—1840) Independent minister

William Williams (1727—1791)

William Williams (1717—1791) religious revivalist and writer

William Williams (1731—1811) politician in America

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William Williams (1801—1869) Congregational minister and poet


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The character created by Richmal Crompton as an ironic response to the early 20th-century ‘beautiful child’ cult. With his companions, ‘the Outlaws’, Ginger, Henry, and Douglas, long-suffering elder siblings Robert ...

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