Wills, John, Dd

Wills, John, D.D.

a Church of England divine, was born at Seaborough, Somersetshire, in 1740. He graduated M.A. in 1765 at Wadham College, Oxford; succeeded to the wardenship of that college in 1783; served the office of vice- chancellor from 1792 to 1796, and held the rectorships of Seaborough, and of Tydd St. Mary, Lincoln, in the gift of the crown. Dr. Wills died May 16, 1806, very rich, leaving numerous benevolent bequests. See (Lond.) Annual Register, 1806, page 535.

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