FGSJ Webinar: Jamaica Ladies – Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain’s Atlantic Empire

Women propped up the largest slave society in the British Empire. Jamaica Ladies is the first systematic study of the free and freed women of European, Euro-African, and African descent who perpetuated chattel slavery and reaped its profits in the British Empire. Their actions helped transform Jamaica into the wealthiest slaveholding… Continue Reading

‘Bricks and Mortar’ Symposium, Spanish Town

A symposium exploring the development of a brickworks in Jamaica and associated matters was organised by the FGSJ.  The symposium took place on 9th March during the FGSJ’s visit to Jamaica.  [For information about assistance given to other buildings see… Continue Reading