26th Generation


108. Rt Rev. Ernest Roland Wilberforce DD, DCL3 was born on 22 January 1840 in Brightstone.3 He died on 9 September 1907 at the age of 67 in Bembridge, IoW.3 Bishop of Chichester; Curate of Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire, 1864-66, Vicar of Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, 1866-69, Sub-Almoner to H.M.Queen Victoria 1871-82, Vicar of Seaforth Liverpool, 1873-78, Canon Res. of Winchester 1878-82, first Bishop of Newcastle 1882-95, Bishop of Chichester, 1895-1907; born 22nd January, 1840, educated Harrow and Exeter College, Oxford, (B.A. 1864, M.A. 1867, D.D. 1882), married firstly, 23rd June, 1863, Frances Mary (d.s.p. 21st October, 1870), youngest daughter of Sir Charles Henry John Anderson, 9th Bt., M.A., of Broughton, Lincs, K.L., (see Burke's Peerage, 1939 edition). He married secondly, 14th October, 1874, Emily Maud (died 17th July, 1941), only daughter of Very Rev. George Henry Connor, D.D., Dean of Windsor, and died 9th September, 1907. - BLG

Rt Rev. Ernest Roland Wilberforce DD, DCL and Frances Mary Anderson were married on 23 June 1863 in Lea. Frances Mary Anderson3 died on 21 October 1870 in San Remo, Italy.3

Rt Rev. Ernest Roland Wilberforce DD, DCL and Emily Henrietta Maud Connor were married on 14 October 1874 in Newport, IoW. Emily Henrietta Maud Connor3 died on 17 July 1941.

Rt Rev. Ernest Roland Wilberforce DD, DCL and Emily Henrietta Maud Connor had the following children:

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Ethel Maude Wilberforce.

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Katharine Sybil Wilberforce.

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Arthur Roland George Wilberforce OBE.

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Emily Geraldine "Tong" Wilberforce.

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Phoebe Mary Wilberforce3 was born on 8 April 1889 in Newcastle / Tyne.3 She died on 20 April 1889 at the age of 0 in Benwell Tower.3 Died in infancy

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Lt-Col Ernest Victor Samuel Wilberforce RAF3 was born on 30 June 1891.3 He died on 20 August 1948 at the age of 57 in unm. A.F.C (1917), Lt. Col. late R.A.F.; born 30th June, 1891: died unmarried 20th August, 1948.

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Capt William Robert Sargent Wilberforce MC (1917)3 was born on 12 June 1893 in Newcastle / Tyne.3 He died on 2 June 1918 at the age of 24.3 M.C.; (1917), Captain 60th Rifles and R.A.F., born 12th June, 1893; killed whilst flying, 2nd June, 1918, unmarried.