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William Wilberforce


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...

William Wilberforce - My Learning


Aug 12, 2011 ... The Wilberforce family were merchants by trade. William's grandfather had been an apprentice to John Thornton, a merchant, and bought ...

William Wilberforce - Wilberforce School


William Wilberforce (1759-1833), abolitionist and philanthropist, was born to a family of merchants. He was first educated at Hull Grammar School under Joseph  ...

William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833) - Genealogy - Geni


Sep 7, 2014 ... Genealogy for William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833) family tree on Geni, with over 150 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

Wilberforce family Bible - Understanding Slavery


This Bible was held in the family of William Wilberforce until the twentieth century. Inside the cover it contains a handwritten family tree in which Wilberforce's ...

William Wilberforce (1759 -1833): The Politician: The Abolition of ...


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 family.

William Wilberforce - the man (part 1) - Hull Museums Collections


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  ...

Family Tree for William Wilberforce - WikiTree


Genealogy of William Wilberforce born August 25, 1759 in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England.

Biography: Wilberforce: Family and Friends, By Anne Stott | Reviews ...


Mar 3, 2012 ... William Wilberforce, the campaigner who first worked for the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire and then for the end of slavery, ...

I'm selling the Wilberforce home to escape financial slavery ...


Jan 10, 2011 ... After three centuries in the family, the expense of maintaining the Tudor house has driven William Wilberforce, to put it on the market for £3 ...

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Westminster Abbey » William Wilberforce & family


William Wilberforce was buried in the north transept of Westminster Abbey on 3 August 1833. He was born in Hull on 24 August 1759, the only son of Robert and  ...

Wilberforce Family


William Wilberforce's descendants and ancestors. The Wilberforce family tree includes 32 generations, from the 11th century to the present day.

William Wilberforce Biography •Biography Online


William Wilberforce was born in Hull, to a wealthy family. At a young age he moved to London where he lived with some nonconformist relatives. These puritan ...