The members of the Wilberforce family of Markington represented in this collection are William Wilberforce (1759-1833), MP and philanthropist, and Samuel Wilberforce (1805-1873), Bishop of Oxford and Winchester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
The Wilberforce papers consist of:
This collection was acquired by the Library in 1965, 1966, 1969 and 1970.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
A full catalogue is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
See also Additional Wilberforce Papers and Diaries of Samuel Wilberforce.
Some related material, mainly estate papers but including correspondence of the Sargent and Wilberforce families of H.E. Manning, were presented by the executors to the West Sussex County Record Office and are listed in F.W. Steer The Wilberforce Archives, 1966.
Wilberforce | Samuel | 1805-1873 | Bishop of Oxford and Winchester
Wilberforce | William | 1759-1833 | MP Philanthropist
Wilberforce | family | 1614-1900 | Markington
Church of England | Bishops
Church of England | Diocese of Oxford
Church of England | Diocese of Winchester