Gravestone of a Slave, Scipio Africanus, Bristol

Gravestone of a Slave, Scipio Africanus, Bristol
Photograph taken 14 October 1999 © Historic England Archive/Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS ref: 379142

Gravestone of Scipio Africanus, 1720, St Mary's Church, Henbury, Bristol. The gravestone bears an interesting inscription giving an insight into how black people were thought of at this time in history.

Location

Bristol Bristol

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Themes

Tags

slavery diversity slave trade memorial grave church