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Sydney Leonard Williams

Birthplace: Waikahua, New Zealand
Death: January 04, 1890 (23)
Edinburgh, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Leonard Williams, Bishop of Waiapu and Sarah Williams
Brother of Frederick Wanklyn Williams; Emily Jane Gray; Ellie MacLean; Edith Mary Williams; Herbert William Williams and 4 others

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Sydney Leonard Williams

Sydney was killed in an accident while a medical student at Edinburgh Universitty.

Poverty Bay Herald 28th February 1890 page 2.

In last evening’s issue was recorded the death at Edinburgh of Mr. Sydney Leonard Williams, son of the Ven. Archdeacon Williams. The deceased was a student of Christ’s College, Christchurch. He left New Zealand in February 1886 for the Old Country and entered as a medical student at Edinburgh University where he passed his examinations in due course. Great sympathy will be felt for the family in their sad bereavement.


Williams Family records
  1. The Williams Family in New Zealand 1823 - 1973 - the descendants of Henry Williams, 1792 - 1897 and William Williams, 1800-1878, the sons of Thomas Williams 1754 - 1808 and Mary Marsh, 1757 - 1831 who were married in 1783.
  2. The Williams family have recorded their family history since coming to New Zealand. The most recent version is 'Faith and Farming, the legacy of Henry Williams and William Williams.' Copyright Rex Evans, Evagean Publishing 1998. 720pp. ISBN-1-877194-53-0
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Sydney Leonard Williams's Timeline

December 14, 1866
Waikahua, New Zealand
January 4, 1890
Age 23
Edinburgh, New Zealand