Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/11/2007

Pivotal British role in slave trade on show

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters Life!) – The dark and often denied pivotal role England played in the 18th century transatlantic slave trade, and the legacy that leaves today, is laid bare in a new exhibition opening in London’s docklands on Saturday.

“London, Sugar & Slavery” charts the rise of the Triangular Trade when ships sailed from London to West Africa to load up with slaves and take them in deplorable conditions to the Caribbean to work on sugar plantations. for more click here

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