Building connected with the life of a slave, Overton, Lancashire

Building connected with the life of a slave, Overton, Lancashire
Photograph taken 19 September 2006 © Historic England Archive/Lorna Freeman ref: 182197

A house near Sunderland Point, Lancashire. A negro slave called Sambo, who is buried nearby, is said to have died here in 1736. Very little is known about Sambo's life.

Location

Lancashire Overton

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Themes

Tags

slavery house slave trade diversity