Welcome to the Lascelles Slavery Archive

This website introduces the Lascelles Slavery Archive, which documents part of the history of Caribbean Slavery at the end of the 18th century; the site also documents the process of saving and preserving the authentic records of the past, which are our only guarantee of an authentic human memory to give us individual and collective perspective on our pasts, and insight into our lives today.

Explore the website using the links above. A number of documents have been photographed and fully transcribed and are accessible for viewing online, whilst searching the digital archive provides access to information on nearly 500 other documents.

This resource has been made available by the Borthwick Institute for Archives, part of the University of York Library & Archives.