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Wilberforce

1. Samuel. 1805--73, British Anglican churchman; bishop of Oxford (1845--69) and Winchester (1869--73)
2. his father, William. 1759--1833, British politician and philanthropist, whose efforts secured the abolition of the slave trade (1807) and of slavery (1833) in the British Empire
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A spokesman for Dudley Little Theatre said: "Mrs Wilberforce believes them to be musicians, a string quartet rehearsing in her upstairs room.
It is to be hoped that the Civic Society or Birmingham City Council have requested that a statue of Wilberforce is built on this site, or a plaque could be installed.
Wilberforce's' significance to British and world history is beyond question.
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Several beautiful vintage photographs show Freeman as a young jazzman and students at Wilberforce University between 1895 and 1965.
Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) secured an amendment to the Senate Farm Bill for Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.
In "Wilberforce the Abolitionist: Monument to Perseverance," Jon Hersey tells a story of one of the most principled and persistent men who ever lived.
Scotland Yard appealed for the public's help to trace Bidhya Sagar Das, 33, after officers were called to a flat in Wilberforce Road, near Finsbury Park, north London, where the children were found.
Their second son is named Henry Wilberforce Seewald.
NEWCASTLE Thunder Academy continued their 100% home record with a convincing 42-12 win over Hull outfit Wilberforce College.
Kathryn McKee, librarian at St John's College, where anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce was a student, said: "Though appalling to our eyes, for those involved, these were matterof-fact business transactions.
In the 1970s Judge Wilberforce deemed miners were a special case and awarded a pay increase which was against government policy.