William Knibb

Died aged c. 42

William Knibb, OM (7 September, 1803 Kettering – 15 November 1845) was an English Baptist minister and missionary to Jamaica. He is chiefly known today for his work to free enslaved Africans. On the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire, Knibb was posthumously awarded the Jamaican Order of Merit. He was the first white male to receive the country's highest civil honour.

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William Knibb born in Market St. 1803 died in Jamaica 1845 missionary & emancipator

5 Market Street, Kettering, United Kingdom where they lived