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Monument in Hawkridge church to a man who emigrated to Queensland, Australia

Lorna Doone

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

Colston is widely revered as one of Bristol's biggest benefactors.

Raja Rammohan Roy was born of a distinguished Brahmin family in Bengal.