September 21, 1841, Liverpool, England.

October 28, 1927, Norwich, England.

Norwich Cathedral, England.

Youngest son of Robert Aitken, sometime Vicar of Pendeen, Cornwall, William educated at Wadham College, Oxford (BA in honors, 1865). He was ordained to the Curacy of St. Jude’s, Mildmay Park, North, in 1865. He became Incumbent of Christ Church, Everton, Liverpool, in 1871, but resigned in 1875 in order to devote himself to parochial mission work. He became General Superintendent of the Church Parochial Mission Society in 1877, and was Canon Residentiary of Norwich, 1900–27. He published twelve volumes of sermons, and other works.

  1. I Have Sinned, Thou Knowest How Deeply
  2. Let It Be Now, Too Long Hast Thou Delayed
  3. Look to Jesus and Be Saved
  4. O Leave We All for Jesus
  5. Stricken by the Tyrant Dread
  1. Blackburn