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Williams, Sir George

John Springhall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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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