Category: Royal African Company

Categories: England, Companies | Gold Coast | England, Slave Traders | Africa, Slave Traders | United States of America, Slave Traders

Wikipedia: Royal African Company

The Royal African Company had the monopoly on slavery until 1698, (msa.maryland.gov, 2007). By 1708 it was insolvent but continued its slave trade until c. 1731. Between 1662 and 1731 the group had trafficked about 220,000 people, (Wikipedia: Royal African Company}

See Also:

  • Chalus, E. & Gauci, P. (2019). Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford. Oxford University Press. Google Books.
  • Porter, R. (1968). English Chief Factors on the Gold Coast, 1632-1753. African Historical Studies, 1(2), 199-209. JSTOR. doi:10.2307/216392

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  • Britain, Royal African Company 1694-1743. (Findmypast passenger lists and records from the Royal African Company free search. The original passenger lists and records are housed in The National Archives in England). search.findmypast.com

Person Profiles (10)

bef 03 Oct 1638 Theddingworth, Leicestershire, England - 27 Apr 1704 photo
- 14 May 1827
29 Sep 1629 Bulwick, Northamptonshire, England - 16 Jul 1707 photo
02 Nov 1636 Temple St., Bristol, Gloucestershire, England - 11 Oct 1721 photo
abt 1670 King and Queen County, Virginia - 1712
abt 1642 Taynton, Oxfordshire, England - abt 1686
12 Jan 1791 Leith, Midlothian, Scotland - 06 Dec 1833
14 Oct 1633 St James Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England - 16 Sep 1701 photo
Mar 1651 England




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