Black British Soldiers The inspirational story and autobiographical details about Walter Tull, a black professional footballer in the early 1900sRead more
Walter Tull was born in Folkestone on 28th April 1888. His father was a carpenter from Barbados who had movedRead more
A Tale of a Forgotten People By Vava Tampa Outside public eyes in a remote corner of Africa and literallyRead more
An MP has begun campaigning for the Military Cross to be awarded posthumously to a former Northampton Town footballer killedRead more
It appears that John Blanke, an African trumpeter, was a regular musician at the courts of both Henry VII andRead more
The Visual Representation, Role and Origin of Black Soldiers in British Army Regiments During the Early Nineteenth Century.
Presented by Mr John D Ellis as part of the requirement of the MA Degree in Nineteenth Century Culture and Society.
University of Nottingham, September 2000.
It would of course be easy to leave such men asRead more