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Voices: Our Untold Stories
Nasreen Akhtar How it all began

The project chronicling the history of the county’s Chinese, African Caribbean and Asian communities was the brainchild of Nasreen Akhtar, the county’s ethnic services librarian.
Chinese Stories Asian Stories  
Chinese link The first Chinese arrived in the late 1860s as seamen on British merchant ships.
Asian link Migration to the UK from Asia pre-dates Indian independence in 1947 by centuries.
 
African Caribbean Stories Tell us your ethnic history  
African Caribbean link Black people have lived in the county since the 17th century.
Our Untold Stories link If you have moved to Gloucestershire from abroad why not share your experiences?
 
Weird West animated graphic Travel News
Our Untold Stories
Chinese Stories
Chinese Untold Stories link
African Caribbean Stories
African-Caribbean Untold Stories link
Asian Stories
Asian Untold Stories link
 
What is Voices?
Capturing the stories, concerns and aspirations of those unheard voices across the UK.
Find out more here.

 


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