1812–1862

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Born: De­cem­ber 12, 1812, Hurs­ley, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

Christened: Jan­u­a­ry 14, 1813, St. Tho­mas, Win­ches­ter.

Died: Au­gust 21, 1862, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Biography

William was the son of Gil­bert Heath­cote (rec­tor of Hurs­ley) and Ann Bea­don.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at New Col­lege, Ox­ford (BCL 1840). He was for a while Fel­low and Tu­tor at his col­lege; rec­tor of Comp­ton Bas­sett, Wilt­shire; pre­cen­tor of Sal­is­bu­ry Ca­thed­ral; chap­lain to the Bi­shop of Sal­is­bu­ry; and Se­lect Preach­er at Ox­ford.

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