25th Generation


94. Ven. Robert Isaac Wilberforce1,3,7 was born on 19 December 1802.3 He died on 3 February 1857 at the age of 54. Robert Isaac (Ven), Archdeacon of East Riding; ordained 1826, Fell. of Oriel Coll. Oxford 1826, Sub-Dean and Tutor 1828, Rector of East Farleigh, Kent, 1832, and of Burton Agnes, Yorks, 1840, Archdeacon of East Riding 1841, entered Roman Catholic Church 1854; friend of Cardinal Newman and Cardinal Manning; born 19th December 1802, educated Oriel College, Oxford (B.A. 1824, M.A. 1827)

He fell ill at Albano just outside of Rome and buried by a special request of the Pope in the Church of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva in front of the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. This is the titular Church of the present Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster.

Ven. Robert Isaac Wilberforce and Agnes Everilda Frances Wrangham were married on 16 June 1832. Agnes Everilda Frances Wrangham3, daughter of Frances Wrangham, died during child birth in November 1834. Daughter of Ven Francis Wrangham, M.A., F.R.S., Archdeacon successively of Cleveland and East Riding, Preb. of York. L G P

Ven. Robert Isaac Wilberforce and Agnes Everilda Frances Wrangham had the following children:

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Rev. William Francis Wilberforce.

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Edward Wilberforce.

Ven. Robert Isaac Wilberforce and Jane Legard were married in 1837. Jane Legard died in 1853. (2nd wife of RIW)