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Liverpool's History of Slavery Walking Tour

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“Beyond a doubt it was the slave trade that raised Liverpool from a struggling seaport to be one of the richest and most prosperous trading centres of the world” - Ramsey Muir, A History of Liverpool, 1907. Come walk the streets of Liverpool and discover the city’s history of slavery with Historian and Writer Laurence Westgaph.


Laurence Westgaph

Laurence Westgaph is an independent researcher, community historian, writer, broadcaster and tour guide. He has a particular interest in Liverpool’s role in the slave trade and how its legacies have benefited the city and impacted its built environment.