William John Conybeare

William John Conybeare
Birth and death
1815 - 1857
Profession details
Preacher, Divine, Ecclesiastical, Social Essayist, Novelist
Related place
Alistair Grant

William John Conybeare (1815 -1857), preacher, divine, ecclesiastical and social essayist, and novelist. The eldest son of the Dean of Llandaff and noted geologist, William Daniel Conybeare, W.J. Conybeare published Essays, Ecclesiastical and Social, in 1856, and a novel, Perversion, or the Causes and Consequences of Infidelity, but is best known as the joint author, with John Saul Howson, of The Life and Epistles of St Paul (1851). In 1856, he settled at Warren Cottage, Weybridge, where he died from tuberculosis in July 1857.

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