23rd Generation


84. Robert Wilberforce was born in January 1728. He was baptized on 29 January 1728 in St Mary's Kingston upon Hull (?).2 He died in 1768 at the age of 40. Lived in Kingston upon Hull. He was a managing partner in his father's Baltic trade, appointed to this position in 1755, aged 27. His business acumen left his son with a considerable fortune.

Elizabeth Bird2, daughter of Thomas Bird and Elizabeth Martyn, died in 1798.4 She was from Barton House, Co Warwick

Robert Wilberforce and Elizabeth Bird had the following children:

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i.

William Wilberforce MP.

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ii.

Sarah Wilberforce.

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iii.

Anne Wilberforce (private).