"From Sheep to Sugar: Welsh Wool and Slavery"

    Impact: Cultural impacts

    Description of impact

    This is a NHLF-funded community research project intended to recover the history of one of the principal linkages between Wales and Atlantic, namely, the use of Welsh cloth to clothe enslaved workers in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world.

    How did your research contribute?

    Evans' research is the basis for the project. His 2010 book "Slave Wales: The Welsh and Atlantic Slavery" is the set text for community research volunteers.

    Who is affected?

    Volunteer researchers and their communities in mid-Wales.
    Impact date17 May 2019
    Category of impactCultural impacts
    Impact levelIn progress