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Fitchett, William Henry
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(Aug 9, 1841, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England – May 26, 1928, Kew, Victoria, Australia) migrated to Geelong, Australia, in 1849. The limited education which Fitchett had received as a child, he supplemented by wide reading and so worked his way into the Methodist ministry (Methodists) in 1866 and took his B.A. at the University of Melbourne in 1872. Fitchett was the first president of the prestigious Methodist Ladies College, Kew (1882) and president of the Wesleyan Methodist Conf…

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Hutchinson, Mark, “Fitchett, William Henry”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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