Title

Liberated African Register; (19889-24205); Vol. 20; 1825 [copy 1] / [British Royal Navy, Liberated African Department]

Date

1825-1827

Description

This is a list of 5324 Africans liberated from slave ships by the British Royal Navy between 1825 and 1827. These were among the tens of thousands of African individuals affected by the implementation of British suppression policies following abolition in 1807. The list includes extremely rare detail of the names, ages, height and gender of the men, women and children released from illegal slave trading vessels at the Vice-Admiralty Court at Freetown. In addition, there is detailed information on the physical attributes of the individuals including scarification and other markings.

Bound volume, Vol.20

Approximately 300 folios

Entries organized by number [Numbers 19889-24205]

Language

English

Coverage

Rights

Permission to use this material for purposes other than research needs to be obtained from the Sierra Leone Public Archives

Citation

[Great Britain. Royal Navy.], “Liberated African Register; (19889-24205); Vol. 20; 1825 [copy 1] / [British Royal Navy, Liberated African Department],” The Harriet Tubman Resource Centre Digital Archive, accessed December 12, 2017, http://digital.tubmaninstitute.ca/items/show/348.

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