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...
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includes 32 generations, from the 11th century to the present day.
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Genealogy of William Wilberforce born 25 Aug 1759 in Kingston upon Hull,
William Wilberforce, born August 24, 1759, was the only son of Robert and
Elizabeth Wilberforce ... The evangelist John Newton was a good friend of the
William Wilberforce (1759-1833), abolitionist and philanthropist, was born to a
family of merchants. He was first educated at Hull Grammar School under Joseph
In the late 1700s, when William Wilberforce was a teenager, English traders
raided the African coast on the Gulf of Guinea, captured between 35,000 and
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