Plaque

William Wilberforce - SW1

William Wilberforce - SW1 William Wilberforce - SW1

Erection date: 1961

Inscription

William Wilberforce, 1759 - 1833, opponent of slavery, died here.
London County Council

Site: William Wilberforce - SW1 (1 memorial)

SW1, Cadogan Place, 44

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
William Wilberforce - SW1

Subjects commemorated i

Abolition of slavery

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

Read More

William Wilberforce (abolitionist)

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

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
William Wilberforce - SW1

Created by i

London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

Read More

Nearby Memorials

John Stephen

John Stephen

W1, Carnaby Street, 1

City of Westminster John Stephen, 1934 - 2004, founder of Carnaby Street as world centre for men's fashion in the 1960s.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Winifred Darch

Winifred Darch

IG10, Alderton Hill, Roding Valley High School

This building was the County High School for Girls opened in 1908. The children's author Winifred Darch (1884 - 1960) was a teacher here....

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Masons Hall

Masons Hall

EC2, Masons Avenue, 12

The alley is so narrow that it's difficult to photograph this interesting building. In our photo you can see the black plaque on the whit...

2 subjects commemorated
Ugo Foscolo

Ugo Foscolo

W8, Edwardes Square, 19

Ugo Foscolo, 1778 - 1827, Italian poet and patriot, lived here, 1817 - 1818. English Heritage

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Karl Marx - NW3

Karl Marx - NW3

NW3, Maitland Park Road

Marx lived at no 41 but this whole area has been redeveloped since Marx's time. And no, we have no idea what the strange pillar object is...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator