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Memorial

Holy Trinity Clapham - Wilberforce Holy Trinity Church, Clapham Common

Plaque: Holy Trinity Clapham - Wilberforce

Inscription

William Wilberforce and 'the Clapham Sect' worshipped in this church. Their campaigning resulted in the abolition of slavery in British Dominions, 1833.
Great London Council

Site: Holy Trinity Church, Clapham Common (5 memorials)

SW4, Rookery Road, Clapham Common

The two plaques containing the list of WW1 names are in the porch at the west end, either side of the entrance.  The blue plaque to Wilberforce is also in the porch, above the door to the right.  The plaque to the Clapham Sect is on the right, south, side of the church; the plaque to Manor House School is on the left side.

Some amazing research work has been done on this and other Clapham memorials.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Holy Trinity Clapham - Wilberforce

Information Subjects commemorated

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Abolition of slavery

The British abolition of slavery came in two parts: first the Abolition of th...

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Clapham Sect

A group of evangelical Christians, who worshipped at Holy Trinity Church in C...

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William Wilberforce

Politician, philanthropist and slavery abolitionist. Born in High Street, Hul...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Holy Trinity Clapham - Wilberforce

Information Created by

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Greater London Council

The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could not abide its lef...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Holy Trinity Clapham - Wilberforce

Information Also at this site

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Holy Trinity Clapham - Clapham Sect

The damage on this plaque is the result of WW2 bombs.

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51961

Holy Trinity Clapham - Manor House School

The Latin quote is  from the Roman poet Horace's Odes and translates roughly ...

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Holy Trinity Clapham - war memorial cross

{On the base of the memorial:} To the men of Clapham who died for England, 19...

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Holy Trinity - Clapham - WW1 names

Apart from the actual names the two plaques are the same. Our photo shows th...

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