1805–1884

Introduction

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Born: Ju­ly 24, 1805, Latch­ford, Che­shire, Eng­land.

Died: June 11, 1884, Man­ches­ter, Eng­land.

Buried: Brook Street Un­i­tar­i­an Cha­pel, Knuts­ford, Che­shire, Eng­land.

Biography

William was the hus­band of Eliz­abeth Gaskell.

He was pa­stor of the Cross Street Cha­pel in Man­ches­ter, Eng­land, for ov­er five de­cades. Among oth­er things, he tu­tored girls who could not get an ed­u­ca­tion else­where.

Cath­e­rine Wink­worth was one of his stu­dents.

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