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Selwyn, George Augustus

(1809–78). Angl. churchman and miss.; b. Church Row, Hampstead, London. Eng.; educ. Eton and Cambridge; ordained deacon 1833; priest 1834; curate Windsor 1839; bp. New Zealand 1841. Est. a coll. to train candidates for the ministry 1843; a site for it near Auckland was selected 1844. Extended miss. work to the South Seas. Bp. Lichfield, Staffordshire, Eng., 1868. See also Patteson, John Coleridge.

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