Slavery and abolitionism in North West England


A range of materials which enable students to explore the topic of slavery and abolitionism in the context of the local and regional history of North West England.


Collection Items

History in Focus: slavery
A number of linked web pages on slavery, created in spring 2007 - this was the 200th anniversary of the passing of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act which made slave trading in British ships illegal.

The Slave Trade and Abolition
Collection of webpages, downloads and links relating to slavery and abolition in England, in the context of physical and tangible heritage such as street names in Liverpool.

Revealing Histories: remembering slavery
A collaborative project by eight museums in Greater Manchester, created to mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in 2007.
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