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Herbert William Williams

Birthplace: Waerenga-a-hika, Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand
Death: December 06, 1937 (77)
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Old Napier Cemetery, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Leonard Williams, Bishop of Waiapu and Sarah Williams
Husband of Bertha Louise Gertrude Williams
Father of Zoe Williams; Ursula Williams; Vera Sewell; Denys William Wanklyn Williams; Quentin Williams and 2 others
Brother of Frederick Wanklyn Williams; Emily Jane Gray; Ellie MacLean; Edith Mary Williams; Agnes (Williams) Gardiner and 4 others

Occupation: Anglican bishop, Maori linguist
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Herbert William Williams

Herbert William Williams was born at Waerenga-a-hika, near Gisborne, New Zealand, on 10 October 1860.On 27 September 1888 at Edinburgh Herbert Williams married Bertha Louise Gertrude Mason. He taught for two years at Haileybury College, Hertfordshire, and in 1889 returned to New Zealand as vice principal of Te Rau Theological College, Gisborne, which had been opened in 1883 as a training centre for Maori clergy. He became principal in 1894 but was forced by throat trouble to retire in 1902. In 1907 he was appointed archdeacon of Waiapu.While still serving as bishop of Waiapu, and after almost 50 years service to the Maori mission of the Anglican church, H. W. Williams died suddenly in Napier on 6 December 1937. He was survived by his wife, four sons and three daughters. Full biography at this link: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3w20/williams-herbert-william

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Herbert William Williams's Timeline

October 10, 1860
Waerenga-a-hika, Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand
October 30, 1889
Gisborne, New Zealand
May 15, 1891
Gisborne, New Zealand
May 19, 1893
Gisborne, New Zealand
October 1, 1894
Gisborne, New Zealand
March 10, 1899
Gisborne, New Zealand
March 23, 1901
Gisborne, New Zealand
January 7, 1903
Gisborne, New Zealand
December 6, 1937
Age 77
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand