William E. Littlewood

LITTLEWOOD, William Edensor.  b. London, 2 August 1831; d. 3 September 1886. He was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge (BA 1854, MA 1860), where he had a distinguished undergraduate career, winning the Chancellor’s English Medal in 1851. He took Holy Orders (deacon 1857, priest 1858), serving a curacy at St John, Wakefield (1857-61), before becoming Headmaster of Hipperholme Grammar School, near Halifax, Yorkshire (1861-68). He was curate of Southall (1868-70) and perpetual curate of Ironville, Derbyshire (1870-72) before becoming vicar of St James’s, Bath (1872-81). He published several books, including Essentials of English History (1862), Bible Biographies, or, Stories from the Old...

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