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  • Walker, Baldwin W., 1802-1876 (14) - Lieutenant, R.N., 1820. Accepted command in the Turkish Navy 1840-45. Surveyor of the Navy 1848-60. Commander-in-Chief at the Cape Station 1861-64. Created a Baronet 1856. Admiral 1870.
  • Waller, Horace, 1833-1896 (113) - Lay Superintendent, Universities' Mission to Central Africa 1860-64. Curate, St. John's Chatham 1867-70. Vicar of Leytonstone, 1870-74. Rector of Twywell, 1874-95. In addition to editing Livingstone's Last Journals, wrote several articles on slavery and the slave trade in Africa.
  • War Office (2)
  • Ward, Thomas (1) - Steward. Served on the "Pioneer" during the time it was placed at Livingstone's disposal. Worked with the Universities' Mission to Central Africa at Magomero in 1861. Accompanied Livingstone on his expeditions south and west of Lake Nyasa in 1863.
  • Washington, John, 1800-1863 (66) - Hydrographer to the Admiralty and Head of the Harbour Department from 1855 till his death. Chief supply officer for Livingstone's Zambezi Expedition. Handled Livingstone's requests for provisions, material, personnel, etc.
  • Watkins, G. (1) - Minister.
  • Watt, David G., 1817-1897 (19) - Churchman. Native of Irvine. Student at Glasgow and Spring Hill College. Missionary in Benares 1840-45. Pastor of various independent churches in England.
  • Watts, E. (1)
  • Way, Mrs. (1)
  • Webb, John F. (1) - Merchant from Salem, Massachussets. Spent time in Zanzibar and was American Vice-Consul, Acting Consul, and Consul there 1871-73.
  • Webb, William F., 1829-1899 (4) - Big-game hunter whom Livingstone and Oswell met in 1850. Livingstone stayed at his house, Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire, in 1864-65.
  • Wellington, The Duke of, 1807-1884 (1) - Soldier and politician. Arthur Richard Wellesley. Succeeded to the title in 1852.
  • Whewell, William, 1794-1866 (1) - Distinguished scientist and theologian. Master of Trinity College, Cambridge 1841-66. Vice-Chancellor 1843-56.
  • Whish, Charles (1) - Millinery manufacturer in Glasgow. Friend of the Livingstone family.
  • Whitaker, J.N. (2)
  • Whitboy, Klaso (1)
  • White, Captain (2) - Captain of the P. & O. steamer "Massilia" on which Livingstone travelled from Suez to Bombay in 1865.
  • White, Henry (2)
  • Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873 (11) - Bishop of Oxford 1845-69 and of Winchester 1869-73. Prolific writer on church and religious matters.
  • Willans, J.S. (1) - Lieutenant 1861. Captain 1873. Major 1881. Served in Abyssinia and Assam.
  • Williams, F. (1)
  • Williams, [?] (1)
  • Williamson, Mrs. (2)
  • Wills, Edmund (1) - From Newark.
  • Wilson, George, 1818-1859 (1) - Professor of Technology, Edinburgh 1855-59. Chemist who made Livingstone's acquaintance at University College in London 1838-39.
  • Wilson, J.H. (2) - Trader in South Africa.
  • Wilson, John C., 1834-1885 (1) - Naval officer. Son of Chief Justice of Mauritius. Became Commander in 1861 and assumed command of H.M.S. "Gorgon." Aided the "Henry Ellen" and Mary Livingstone in reaching the Zambezi in 1862. Promoted to Rear-Admiral in 1881.
  • Wilson, John, 1804-1875 (1) - Missionary in Bombay 1829-75. Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bombay 1857-75. Distinguished orientalist.
  • Wilson, William (1)
  • Wodehouse, Philip E., 1811-1887 (1) - Entered the Ceylon Civil Service in 1828 and held several posts there before serving as Superintendent of British Honduras 1851-54. Governor of Bombay 1872-77.
  • Woodman, William B., 1804-1882 (2) - Congregational minister at Cadnam 1834-37, Paignton 1837-44, Newport 1844-49. Interested in missions.
  • Wright, Margery, 1798-1886 (2) - Wife of Peter Wright.
  • Wright, Peter, ?-1843 (4) - Missionary in South Africa, mostly at Griquatown 1821-43.
  • Wynyard, Robert H., 1802-1864 (1) - Army officer, becoming Major-General 1858, commander of troops in Cape Colony 1859, and temporarily Governor 1859-60 and 1861-62.
  • Wyon, Mrs. (1)