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WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833)

Plaque erected in 1984 by Greater London Council at Holy Trinity Church, Clapham Common, Clapham, London, SW4 0QZ, London Borough of Lambeth

All images © English Heritage

Profession

Politician, Philanthropist, Anti-Slavery Campaigner

Category

Philanthropy and Reform, Politics and Administration

Inscription

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE AND 'THE CLAPHAM SECT' WORSHIPPED IN THIS CHURCH. THEIR CAMPAIGNING RESULTED IN THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN BRITISH DOMINIONS, 1833.

Material

Ceramic

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