Daniel Wilson

Daniel Wilson (1778 - 1858)

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Bishop Daniel Wilson
Born in Spitalfields, London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Saint Lawrence Jewry and Saint Mary Magdelene, London, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Calcutta, Indiamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jun 2015
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Daniel Wilson (2 July 1778 – 2 January 1858) was an English Bishop of Calcutta. [1]


Record of Birth:

  • Name: Daniel Wilson
  • Birth Date: 2 Jul 1778
  • Birth Place: Christ Church, Middlesex, England
  • Event Type: Birth
  • Father: Stephen Wilson
  • Mother: Ann Collet West
  • Piece Title: Piece 4660: Dr Williams' Library Registry, Birth Certificates, 1792-1805

Record of Marriage:

  • Name: Reverend Daniel Wilson
  • Spouse: Ann Wilson
  • Record Type: Marriage
  • Event Date: 23 Nov 1804
  • Parish: St Lawrence Jewry
  • Borough: City of London
  • Register Type: Parish Register

Record of Death:

  • Name: Daniel Wilson
  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 80
  • Birth Date: 1778
  • Death Date: 2 Jan 1858
  • Burial Date: 4 Jan 1858
  • Burial Place: Calcutta, Bengal, India
  • FHL Film Number: 498996


  1. Bishop Daniel Wilson's Wikipedia Page [1]
  • The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; General Register Office: Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths surrendered to the Non-parochial Registers Commissions of 1837 and 1857; Class Number: RG 4; Piece Number: 4660. Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
  • The life of the Right Rev. Daniel Wilson, D. D., late Lord Bishop of Calcutta and metropolitan of India, Josiah Bateman, 1860. [2]
  • Volume 5 of National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the Nineteenth Century: With Memoirs, William Jerdan. Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1834. Oxford University. [3]
  • "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWXN-DJ5 : accessed 5 October 2015), Daniel Wilson, 02 Jul 1778, Birth; citing p. 179, Cripplegate, London, record group RG4, Public Record Office, London.
  • Guildhall, St Lawrence Jewry, Register of marriages, 1794 - 1812, P69/LAW1/A/01/Ms 6981. Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

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