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Wilson, William Carus (1791–1859), Church of England clergyman and founder of charity schools

Juliet Barker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/50487

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Wilson, William Carus (1791–1859), Church of England clergyman and founder of charity schools, was born on 7 July 1791 at Heversham, Westmorland, the eldest of the eight surviving children of William Carus (1764–1851) of Casterton Hall, Westmorland, and his wife, Margaret (d...

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