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Wills, William John (1834-1861), explorer in Australia

Charles Alexander Harris and Elizabeth Baigent

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29610

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Wills, William John (1834-1861), explorer in Australia, the son of William Wills, a medical practitioner, and his wife, Sarah Mary Elizabeth Calley (Kelley), was born at Totnes, Devon, on 5 January 1834. He was tutored by his father and then attended St Andrew's Grammar School, Ashburton, (1845-50), after which he ...

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