David Williams (academic)

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Rev. David Williams (15 October 1786, Lasham, Hampshire – 22 March 1860, New College, Oxford) was Master of Winchester College, Warden of New College, Oxford (1840–60),[1] and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University (1856–58).[2]

Williams is buried in the antechapel of New College chapel.


  1. ^ 'New College', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford (1954), pp. 144–162. Victoria County History. Date accessed: 11 July 2011.
  2. ^ Ryan, Peter (22 January 2006). "Williams, Vice Chancellor of Oxford University". OXFORDSHIRE-L Archives. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Philip Nicholas Shuttleworth
Warden of New College, Oxford
Succeeded by
James Edwards Sewell
Preceded by
Richard Lynch Cotton
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
Francis Jeune