William Wilberforce (24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was an English politician,
philanthropist, ... His family opposed a return to Hull Grammar School because
the headmaster had become a Method...
Aug 12, 2011 ... The Wilberforce family were merchants by trade. William's grandfather had been
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William Wilberforce (1759-1833), abolitionist and philanthropist, was born to a
family of merchants. He was first educated at Hull Grammar School under Joseph
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This Bible was held in the family of William Wilberforce until the twentieth century.
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William Wilberforce was an English politician who became the voice of the
abolition movement in Parliament. ... He was born in Hull, into a rich merchant
Wilberforce's family originally came from Wilberfoss, a small village near York.
His grandfather, also called William Wilberforce, was born in 1690. He moved to
Genealogy of William Wilberforce born August 25, 1759 in Kingston upon Hull,
Mar 3, 2012 ... William Wilberforce, the campaigner who first worked for the abolition of the slave
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Jan 10, 2011 ... After three centuries in the family, the expense of maintaining the Tudor house
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