Bailey, William (2)

Bailey, William (2), an English Baptist minister, was born at Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire, Aug. 8, 1823. He was educated in the General Baptist College, Leicester, for the missionary work, and was set apart to that service May 13, 1845. He set out for Calcutta shortly afterwards, and arrived there Oct. 2 of the same year. He resided for some time at Cuttack, Khundittur, and Piplee, but for the greater portion of his missionary career he was.located at Berhampoor, Ganjam. He twice returned to England on furlough, in 1855 and in 1866; and was compelled by failing health to abandon the work entirely in 1873, landing in England on May 15 of that year. He died at Leicester, Sept. 8, 1880. He was a contributor to the Sunday at Home and Boys' Own Paper, and published The Life of Erun; or, The Dayspring in

Southern Orissa, and Light in the Jungles. See (Lond.) Baptist Handbook, 1881, p.321.

 
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