Parliament and the British Slave Trade: Further your research
We hope you'll find the following links useful for information on aspects of slavery and the slave trade.
All the websites listed are produced by archives or museums. They're authoritative and trustworthy and all feature original source material and support for teachers:
- The National Archives have gathered slavery-related material from their collection into one place on their website - their Abolition of Slavery portal
- A group of museums and archives have worked together to create Understanding Slavery, a project focused on supporting teaching about slavery issues
- Anti-Slavery International has also digitised its collection of 18th and 19th century literature on the transatlantic slave trade which you can access on the website Recovered Histories
- Freedom is a key stage 3 resource from the National Maritime Museum, targeted directly at students
- The History of Parliament Trust has published a useful factsheet (181.29kb pdf) on Parliament's role in the abolition of the slave trade, including information on the key parliamentarians involved