William Massey 1691-1764?

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William MASSEY 1691-1764?

Biographical Note

Massey came from a Quaker family and is known to have learnt Latin and other languages in private schools in Nottingham and Norwich. In 1712 he became Latin usher at a school in Wandsworth run by William Scoryer; he later ran his own school in Wandsworth. He published numerous works designed to pursue devotional and educational purposes.


Massey used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks 19933); the extent and disposition of his library is not known.