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Slavery in Bath

In the time of the transatlantic slave trade in the eighteenth century, Bath was a Georgian spa town, dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure. It was very popular, attracting rich and fashionable society like absentee plantation owners from Jamaica and … Continue reading

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Crime

On New Year’s Eve 2007 the Longacre Tavern on London Road welcomed the New Year with a party that tragically ended with murder. It is one of the most notorious unsolved crimes to have happened in Bath. This is partly … Continue reading

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