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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 ...

Wilberforce Family


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

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 ...

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.

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.

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


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, ...

BBC - History - William Wilberforce


Read a biography about William Wilberforce. Discover how influential he was in the abolition of the slave trade in the British empire.

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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 (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.

William Wilberforce - Philanthropist - Biography.com


Apr 2, 2014 ... Learn about abolitionist William Wilberforce, whose 20-year struggle helped end the slave trade in the UK, on Biography.com.