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

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

The 233 names on the town memorial represent only a small proportion of Basingstoke men who died serving in the First World War.

The war memorial for Bishops Hull stands in a prominent position in the centre of the village.

The wooden lychgate at the entrance to the church yard from the street was erected in 1919 as a memorial to the 13 men of the parish who lost their