Clapham Sect

How a meeting on a tree stump near Croydon led to the abolition of slavery in Britain

Posted on September 12th, by Jonny Rose in History. 1 Comment

Jonny Rose reveals the connections between Croydon and one of the nation’s greatest philanthropists

Many thanks to Sean Creighton for highlighting Croydon’s shameful involvement in the transatlantic slave trade in these very (virtual) pages. Readers interested in Croydon’s dark history can find more on the topic at the Croydon Citizen here, here, and here.

Which neatly brings me to some of my favourite groups … Read More »