Mary Slessor died 100 years ago on the 13 Jan 1915 aged 67. She was a Scottish missionary to Nigeria. I checked the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers database to see if she was mentioned and found the following information. She was called and examined on Friday 21st May 1909 to give evidence for the […]
Tomorrow the 23rd August is the UNESCO International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/slave-trade-and-its-abolition/ I thought I would have a quick look at Hansard to see what was being said about the abolition of the slave trade and the following is an extract from 16th March 1807.