The Rt Rev. Samuel Wilberforce

Died aged 67

Samuel Wilberforce, FRS (7 September 1805 – 19 July 1873) was an English bishop in the Church of England, and the third son of William Wilberforce. Known as "Soapy Sam", Wilberforce was one of the greatest public speakers of his day. He is now best remembered for his opposition to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution at a debate in 1860.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

On 30 June 1860 Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Wilberforce and others debated Charles Darwin's Origin of Species in the museum 1860-2010

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, United Kingdom where they was

A meeting of the British Association held 20 June 1860 within this door was the scene of the memorable debate on evolution between Samuel Wilberforce Bishop of Oxford and Thomas Henry Huxley

, Oxford, United Kingdom where they debated (1860)

This monument marks the spot where Samuel Wilberforce. Third son of the Abolitionist William Wilberforce, and himself Bishop of Winchester from 1869 to 1873, was killed on 19th July 1873 after a fall from his horse whilst riding with Lord Granville.

Abinger Roughs and Netley Park, Surrey Hills, Dorking, United Kingdom where they was