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Wednesday, 26 December 2012

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: BLACK PEOPLE IN 17TH, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY BRITAIN:

The history of Black People in Britain certainly goes back a long way, well before the reign of Queen Victoria. There were Black People in Britain in Roman times and their has been a continuous Black presence here since 1555. The 18th century saw a great expansion in Britain Black population. After the war of the Spanish Succession in 1713, British Slavers dominated the infamous Atlantic Slave Trade, slaves were landed in Britain many slaves ports, like Liverpool, Bristol and London. They were sold to many merchants and families in the country.



































By 1760s the Black Population has grown to about 40,000 and as the 18th century drew to a close, Britain Black population was well established, most of the early Blacks were domestic servants or status symbol blacks for very rich families. From this early starts the establishment of a Black presence in Britain has begun, a process that will see the culture, the make up of cities, towns, communities and society will change for ever.