Black Georgians in Britain

Thursday 13 October 6-7.15pm

Britain’s role in the transatlantic slave trade brought thousands of people of African origin to England from around 1660 to 1807.  A few, like Olaudah Equiano and Ignatius Sancho, are famous, but others, though less well known, led interesting lives.  Kathleen Chater is a writer, historian and genealogist.  Her most recent publication is a guide to mental health records, My Ancestor Was a Lunatic. Her other books include Tracing Your Huguenot Ancestors; Tracing Your Family Tree and Research for Media Production. She also writes articles and reviews on social and family history topics.

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