Rev William Scoresby

Died aged c. 68

Rev Dr William Scoresby FRS FRSE DD (5 October 1789 – 21 March 1857), was an English Arctic explorer, scientist and clergyman.

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The Rev. William Scoresby D.D. 1789-1857 Yorkshireman; Arctic Explorer; Scientist; Author "The Arctic Regions." Vicar of Bradford 1839-1847. Founded first Church Day Schools in Bradford. Benefactor and Champion of the Poor.

Entrance Porch, Bradford Cathedral, 1 Stott Hill, Bradford, United Kingdom where they worked