‘A House Through Time’

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The BBC2 series ‘ A House Through Time’ with David Olusoga is currently being repeated. This series tells the story of those who lived in a house in Bristol . Episode 1 starts in the 18th Century and includes the story of seafaring families who occupied the house.

A variety of resources were used to access the information , some of these may help in your research:

Slave voyages database

For anyone of note in your family Dictionary of National Biography

Legacies of British Slave Ownership

National archives

Background history in the National Archives: Caribbean Histories Revealed

For details of slaves arriving in Jamaica 1684: Slaves arriving in Jamaica

If you have an Ancestry subscription, have a look at the slave returns: Slave returns on Ancestry