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NameWilliam Standish
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1663-03-25 - d. 1743-03-25 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on 2 Thessalonians 3:2 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesUppingham -- ParishMagdalene College -- Place of StudyQueens' College -- Place of StudySt Paul's Cathedral -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Adam Richter; Hannah Wood
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: STNS679W)
Other NoteWilliam Standish, son of Francis Standish, precentor of Peterborough Cathedral, was born at Peterborough. He matriculated from Magdalene College, Cambridge in 1680, and migrated to Queens' College in 1682. He graduated B.A. in 1683/4 and proceeded M.A. before 1687. He was a minor canon of St Paul's London from 1687-9 and served as rector of Uppingham, Rutland in 1689 from 1743. He married Mary Horton in 1692; they had at least one son. Standish died in 1743.
GEMMS record createdSeptember 30, 2016
GEMMS record last editedJune 30, 2022