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William Wilberforce - Wikipedia


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...

Family Man and Personal Life - William Wilberforce


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

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 (1759 - 1833) - Genealogy - Geni


Sep 7, 2014 ... Genealogy for William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833) family tree on Geni, with over 160 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

BBC - History - British History in depth: William Wilberforce: The ...


Feb 17, 2011 ... William Wilberforce has received much of the credit for the abolition of the ... His family's money and prominence got him a seat in parliament ...

Family Tree for William Wilberforce - WikiTree


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

Garden of Praise: William Wilberforce Biography


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 family.

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 | Christian History


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 50,000 ...

William Wilberforce: Adam Francis Plummer: Champion of faith ...


Jun 4, 2015 ... Marital fidelity and family loyalty were traditions in the Plummer family and key to Adam's success in life. Adam's grandfather, Cupid Plummer, ...

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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  ...

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 ...

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.