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Wilson, Daniel (1778-1858), bishop of Calcutta

Andrew N. Porter

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/29646

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Wilson, Daniel (1778-1858), bishop of Calcutta, son of Stephen Wilson (d. 1813), a wealthy London silk manufacturer, and Ann Collett (d. 1829), daughter of Daniel West, one of George Whitefield's trustees, was born at Church Street, Spitalfields, London, on 2 July 1778. After finishing school in 1791, to prepare him ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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