George Watson Hand (b Hill Ridware 6 March 1750–d City of London 3 February 1802)was Archdeacon of Dorset from 1780 to 1801.
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Hand was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1767, graduating B.A. in 1771, and M.A. in 1774.His first post was as Chaplain to Thomas Newton, Bishop of Bristol. He held livings at St George Botolph Lane and St Giles-without-Cripplegate. He was a Prebendary of St Paul's and Salisbury.
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A chaplain is, traditionally, a cleric, or a lay representative of a religious tradition, attached to a secular institution such as a hospital, prison, military unit, school, labor union, business, police department, fire department, university, or private chapel.
Thomas Newton was an English cleric, biblical scholar and author. He served as the Bishop of Bristol from 1761 to 1782.
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