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Video Nation: Tutshill School Abolition

Tutshill Primary School Students discover slavery is part of their local history.

Students from Tutshill find out how a slave owner who lived in nearby Chepstow was not quite what they expected. 

Rather then being a rich sugar plantation owner Nathaniel Wells was the son of one and an African slave woman. 

As a result he became one of the very few black slave owners and a prominent member of local society.

Film Length: 6mins 53secs.

Film Makers: Year 5, Tutshill Primary School.

Location Gloucestershire/Monmouthshire Border.

last updated: 01/04/2008 at 11:40
created: 18/04/2007

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