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Black Georgians

The Post Boy1728-08-08

Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives

Although we only have her name, Celia represents some of the many women who took it upon themselves
to chase freedom and disappear into the growing Black communities throughout Britain.
Although historians are unable to give precise figures on the size of the Black communities, the growing numbers led to the establishment of the Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor in 1786, and an ill-fated scheme to repatriate a number of Black people to Sierra Leone. ref AN/3

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