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Biographical entry Gill, William Wyatt (1828 - 1896)

Born
27 December 1828
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Died
11 November 1896
Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Missionary

Summary

William Wyat Gill was a missionary in the Cook Islands 1852-72 and Raratonga 1877-83. He was active in the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science and published widely.

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1850
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of London
1852 - 1872
Career position - Missionary in the Cook Islands
1876
Career position - Myths and songs from the South Pacific published in London
1877 - 1883
Career position - Missionary in Raratonga
c. 1888
Career position - Revised the Raratongan bible (published in London 1888)
1889
Education - Honorary Doctorate received from the University of St Andrews, Scotland
1894
Career position - From darkness to light in Polynesia published (London)

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