When did Bristol’s Black history first begin? We may never know, but the earliest records show a ‘blacke moore’ gardener (or maybe watchman or security guard) living and working in the city in the 1560s. Bristol later wrote itself indelibly into African history by becoming one of the major players in the Transatlantic Slave Trade. At least […]
From ancient Roman settlements to today’s Syrian resettlements, people have been making new homes beside the Avon for thousands of years.
Many have also left Bristol, crossing vast oceans to seek fortune and freedom in faraway lands.
Explore the timeline to find out key migration events to and from Bristol.