William Williams (18 July 1800 – 9 February 1878) was consecrated as the first Anglican Bishop of Waiapu, New Zealand, on 3 April 1859 by the General Synod at Wellington. His son, Leonard Williams became the third Bishop of Waiapu and his grandson, Herbert Williams, the sixth. His brother, Rev. Henry Williams, led the Church Missionary Society (CMS) mission in New Zealand.
William Williams led the CMS missionaries in translating the Bible into Māori and published an early dictionary and grammar of the Māori language. Wikipedia contributors. (2021, March 4). William Williams (bishop). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 22:30, March 11, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Williams_(bishop)&oldid=1010206211
First NameWilliamLast NameWilliamsDate of Birth18 July 1800Date of Death9 February 1878