William Wilson (bishop)

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William Scot Wilson

William Scot Wilson (1806–1888) was an Anglican bishop in Scotland in the 19th century.[1]

Wilson was born in Pittenweem in 1806.[2] He was ordained in 1827 [3] and he was the rector of Holy Trinity Ayr [4] for over 50 years [5] and the Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway from 1859 until his death in Ayr in 1888.[6][7])[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holy Trinity Stirling
  2. ^ “Scottish Notes and Queries” Bulloch,J (Ed) D Wyllie and Son 1900
  3. ^ The Times, Monday, Mar 19, 1888; pg. 7; Issue 32337; col F Obituary
  4. ^ ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  5. ^ Episcopalians in Scotland and Ayr
  6. ^ Caledonian Mercury Edinburgh, Scotland, 27 April 1859; Issue 21712
  7. ^ Glasgow Herald Scotland, 19 March 1888; Issue 67
  8. ^ Obituaries section "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
William Wade
Dean of Glasgow and Galloway
1845 – 1859
Succeeded by
Alexander Henderson
Preceded by
Walter John Trower
Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway
1859 – 1888
Succeeded by
William Thomas Harrison