William Gilpin (1724-1804) was a clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer. His son was William Gilpin (1757-1848), Rector of Pulverbatch. Details of William Gilpin (1724-1804) are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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See also Gilpin Papers (MSS. Eng. misc. b. 73, c. 387-93, d. 556-88, e. 486-539, f. 178-378) and Illustrated notebooks of William Gilpin (MSS. Eng. e. 3326-9).
Authors | 18th century
Gilpin | William | 1724-1804 | Clergyman Educationist Biographer Topographer
Gilpin | William | 1757-1848 | Rector of Pulverbatch