Slave Trade Port, Ringers Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Slave Trade Port, Ringers Tobacco Factory, Bristol
Photograph taken May 1987 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: bb010807

Ringers Tobacco Factory. The manufacture of tobacco became an important trade in Bristol. Tobacco was imported from the West Indies and America, where it was cut by slaves.

Location

Bristol Bristol

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Themes

Tags

architecture factory tobacco import industry slavery Georgian (1714 - 1836) slave trade diversity