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This brass crown dating from the early 1700's, was probably used as a ceremonial piece for trades processions in Bristol.

Document 6988, photograph courtesy of the Westminster Abbey Muniments

Dixie Brown was one of the very few men of African descent living in Bristol in the early inter-war period and was a much loved father and 'grandfe

Thaddeus Kosciuszko was born in Poland on February 4, 1746, son of Ludwik and Tekla Kosciuszko.

 The National Archive, E179/113/103: 1440 grant of Alien Subsidy, Bristol return dated 27 July 1441 (extract)

Joseph St. Clair, ‘the black dentist’ from Barbados married a Bristol girl, Mabel Stallard, and made a relatively good living in interwar Bristol.

By 2001, some sixty years of 'Asian migration' had had a discernible impact on Bristol's cityscape.

The Malcom X Elders, inclusing Princess Campbell. 

The table shows people of African descent  who lived in Bristol. Scipio Africanus  (1720) was one of them.

Later medieval Bristol was one of England’s three largest cities, and its most important provincial port, so it is not surprising that it attracted

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