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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.

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)

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

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

While the civil rights marches and bus boycotts took place in the Southern States of the USA here in Bristol in 1963 black workers had to fight the

The St Paul's Carnival is a barometer of the social and ideological changes within Bristol's race relations.

This scroll now in the Bristol and West Progressive synagogue has a remarkable provenance.

The Bristol and West Progressive Jewish congregation was formed in 1961 and met briefly in members’ houses then met at the meeting house of the Red

The Owen Street Mosque moved into a building originally erected in 1901 at the City Street Mission.

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