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Gloucestershire African-Caribbean Stories

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The African-Caribbean Community in Gloucestershire have explored the history and settlement of the African-Caribbean, Chinese and Asian communities in Gloucestershire.

Introduction
Black histories
Slavery and abolition
Gloucestershire history
The World Wars
Arriving in Gloucs
Finding somewhere to live
Finding work: Byron Thompson
Caribbean community
Religious community
West Indian Association
Beresford Nasralla’s story
Bernard Westcarr’s story
William and Naomi
Claude Correia and Vivian Blake
Boyce Drake’s story
Stan Boreland’s story
Wes & Myrna Gordon
Daddy West’s story

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire/untold_stories/african/intro.shtml

 


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