A to Z of Statues – W is for William Wilberforce

I nearly went to Scotland this week for William Wallace or Walter Scott…

But eventually decided to stay closer to home and include William Wilberforce from Hull…

William Wilberforce is probably the most famous son of the city.  He began his political career in 1780 and dedicated almost all of his life to the campaign to abolish the slave trade.

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2 responses to “A to Z of Statues – W is for William Wilberforce

  1. I remember your trip to Hull and was surprised I had not commented on the post. I enjoyed again the description of the fishing museum and it’s docents. Good choice for W.

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