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Members of the Ivy Church

Members of the Ivy Church

Description:

Members of the Ivy Pentecostal Church singing, Ashley Hill, Bristol.

In the 19th century, a runaway slave called Henry Parker came to Bristol. He became a lay preacher at the Ivy Church. Some of his descendants still live in the Bristol area.

The congregation of the Ivy Church today consists of black and white members, who meet and worship together.

With thanks to the Ivy Church for giving their permission.

Creator: Andy Cotton

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Photograph of excavations on Nevis

Excavations on Nevis

Description:

Photograph of excavations on Nevis. Believed to be the footings of a warehouse. This shows the rolling way used to run barrels into and out of the warehouse. Barrels would have contained sugar, molasses and rum for export and possibly salted fish or meat for island consumption.

Creator: Bruce Williams

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Learning Centre

Learning Centre

Description:

New Learning Centre, Grosvenor Road, St Pauls, Bristol.

Creator: David Emeney

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Peros Bridge

Peros Bridge

Description:

Photograph of Peros Bridge. Named in honour of Pero Jones, who came to live in Bristol as the slave of plantation owner and sugar merchant John Pinney.

Creator: David Emeney

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

The Island of Nevis

Nevis with Pinneys Plantation Mountravers

Description:

The Island of Nevis, with Pinney’s plantation, Mountravers (centre) above Pinney’s Beach. John Pinney owned plantations on the Caribbean island of Nevis.

With thanks to David Small and Christine Eickelmann for the use of this image.

Date: unknown

Copyright: David Small and Christine Eickelmann

Meleguetta pepper

Guinea grains, a type of pepper from West Africa

Description:

Guinea grains, Afromomum meleguetta. Meleguetta pepper was a kind of pepper from what was known as the Grain Coast of West Africa. It was imported into Britain in large quantities in the 17th and early 18th century.

Creator: David Emeney

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

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