Title

Liberated African Register; 11909-15967 [copy 1] / [British Royal Navy, Liberated African Department]

Date

1819-1822

Description

This is a list of 4058 Africans liberated from slave ships by the British Royal Navy between February 1819 and October 1822. These were among 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.

Approximately 480 folios.

Entries organized by number [Numbers 11909-15967].

Language

English

Coverage

Rights

Please obtain permission from the Sierra Leone Public Archives to use this material for purposes other than research.

Citation

[Great Britain. Royal Navy.], “Liberated African Register; 11909-15967 [copy 1] / [British Royal Navy, Liberated African Department],” The Harriet Tubman Resource Centre Digital Archive, accessed October 20, 2018, http://digital.tubmaninstitute.ca/items/show/350.

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