Group    From 7/3/1804 

British and Foreign Bible Society

Categories: Religion

Now simply the Bible Society, this was created by a group of people including William Wilberforce and Thomas Charles, to encourage the "wider circulation and use" of the Scriptures. On 7 March 1804, at a meeting of around 300 at the London Tavern in Bishopsgate, Wilberforce and the campaigning groups he was a part of formed the British and Foreign Bible Society.

The group begun by providing Bibles in Welsh. In 1804 they made their own first translation: the Gospel of John into Mohawk for Canada.

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British and Foreign Bible Society

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William Tyndale and the Bible Society

2023: Esther Jung asked us about a date discrepancy on this inscription: both...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
British and Foreign Bible Society

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William Tyndale and the Bible Society

2023: Esther Jung asked us about a date discrepancy on this inscription: both...

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