1789–1850

Introduction

Born: 1789, Bristol, Eng­land.

Baptized: De­cember 3, 1789, St. Wer­burgh’s Church, Bris­tol.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 30, 1850, Blag­don, So­mer­set, Eng­land.

Buried: Blag­don, So­mer­set, Eng­land.

Biography

Daniel was the son of Bris­tol bus­i­nes­sman Dan­i­el Wait and Mary Jago. He mar­ried twice, to Pris­cil­la Mor­gan Thorne (1814, Westbury-on-Trym, north Bris­tol), and Eli­za Wylde (1819, Bur­ring­ton, So­mer­set).

He ma­tri­cu­lat­ed at Un­i­ver­si­ty Col­lege, Ox­ford, in 1809, and com­plet­ed his stu­dies at St. John’s Col­lege, Cam­bridge, (LLB 1819, LLD 1824).

He served as cur­ate at Whit­church, Puc­kle­church (near Bris­tol), and Marsh­field, and in 1819 be­came rec­tor of Blag­don, Som­er­set.

He was known as a writ­er and He­brew schol­ar.

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