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William Bullock

BULLOCK, William. b. Prittlewell, Essex, 12 January 1798; d. Halifax, Nova Scotia, 16 March 1874. Educated at Christ’s Hospital, he entered the Royal Navy as a young man, following in the footsteps of his brother, who later became an Admiral. He was sent on a survey ship to Newfoundland, and it was during this period that he resolved to be a missionary in Canada. He took Holy Orders, returning to the north-east coast of Newfoundland at the small settlement of Trinity Bay. He later became rector of St Luke’s Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia. When that church was designated as a cathedral, he became Dean of Nova Scotia. He published Practical Lectures upon the story of Joseph and his brethren...

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