The slave owners of Bloomsbury

Location: Holborn Library, London, WC1X 8PA
Date and time:

  • Exhibition
    1 October - 12 November
    Mon-Thurs, 10.00-19.00; Fri, 10.00-17.00; alternate Saturdays 11.00-17.00
  • Workshops
    20 October and 3 November

An exhibition of slave-owners and the Black presence in 19th century Bloomsbury. Two workshops will provide an investigation of the evidence and an introduction to our online database. A walking tour will take in the main sites of London associated with George Hibbert, a slave-owner and West India merchant.

Further information

Google map link to: WC1X 8PA
Organised by: Dr Nicholas Draper, Legacies of British Slave-ownership Project, Department of History, University College London