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Gill, William Wyatt (1828 - 1896)

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

Career Highlights

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


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 5 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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