Slavery Local History Walks

 National Maritime Museum Greenwich Slavery Trail

Museum of London in Docklands Slavery Trail (City of London and West India Quays)

Emancipation of the Dispossessed Slavery and Abolition Trail (Deptford and Greenwich)

Port Cities Slavery Trail, Greenwich

Tower Hamlets Black History Walking Tour

Southwark and the transatlantic slave trade walking tour

Westminster Slavery and Abolition walking tour


Links to Slavery in Britain


Bradford and the slave trade

Sweet History? Bristol and slavery

Black History in Devon by Lucy MacKeith

Slavery in Lewisham Timeline, Local History and Archive Centre

Manchester and Slavery

Slavery and abolition – the Plymouth connection

Slave plantations with Surrey connections

Slavery and Wolverhampton


Glasgow and the Caribbean

A North-East Story: Scotland, Africa and Slavery in the Caribbean


Local Archives and Library Guides


Connecting histories Guide on Slavery

Birmingham Central Library Guide to Black History Resources


Bristol Central Reference Library Slavery, Abolition, and Emancipation Reading List 


Slavery and Gloucestershire by the Stroud Local History Society


Hampshire Record Office Slavery Guide


Liverpool Record Office – Guide to Records concerning  the Slave Trade 

Merseyside Maritime Museum –  Liverpool and the Atlantic Slave Trade


London Metropolitan Archives, Black Caribbean Community Archives

National Archives Guide to Records on ‘Slaves and slave-owners’

National Archives Guide to Slavery and Abolition

National Archives Guide on the Slave Trade

Senate House Library Slavery Archive Guide

Waltham Forest Archive Guide

Wellcome Collection Subject Guide on Slavery and Anti-Slavery


National Archive of Scotland Guide

National Library of Scotland – Scotland and the Slave Trade


Sheffield Local Studies Library and Sheffield Archives Guide to sources concerning slavery, the slave trade, abolition and emancipation


Family History

Guy Grannum (2011) ‘Researching African-Caribbean Family History’, BBC


Black British History

 Selected Bibliography of Black and Asian British History at the British Library: