Ellis, William

Ellis, William,

1794–1872, English missionary, pioneer of printing in the Pacific. Sent in 1816 to Polynesia as a nonconformist missionary, he set up at Tahiti the first printing press in the South Seas. He developed a form of writing for the Hawaiian language, and included in his works valuable antiquarian materials on Polynesia. He also worked in Madagascar and wrote a history of that land.
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In episode five tonight -- entitled Live By The Sword -- Bernard speaks to Phil alongside others including Dominic Negus, Steve 'Nipper' Ellis, William Lobban.
Front: Toby Womersley, Callum Lewis, Thomas Helliwell, Cameron Dunn, Lewis Fitzpatrick, Harvey Ellis, William Burley Pictures by Eric Kershaw (zyhudd190312wiker) * THAT'S MINE: Wyke's Lameck Mwale (centre) wins a header in their Under 13 Cup semi-final, but his side lost to Skelmanthorpe (zyhudd190312mwaleker) * SO CLOSE: Honley Under 13s were beaten in a penalty shoot-out (back, from left) Daniel Heppenstall, Thomas Yarwood, Sam Ridsdale, Joe Moore, James Crabtree, Cameron Sharp, Conor Mahoney.
He was deeply influenced by Freud, Havelock Ellis, WILLIAM JAMES , and Henri Bergson, as he tried to understand the ways of the human mind and reproduce something of its indirections in his creative work.
In episode five -- entitled Live By The Sword -- Bernard speaks to Phil alongside others including Dominic Negus, Steve 'Nipper' Ellis, William Lobban.
In the relay races, the boys 4x100m and 4x200m freestyle events gained Ellis, Williams, Speakman and Winn two silver medals each.