Memory of the World Register

Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Dominica, Jamaica, St Kitts and UK - Registry of Slaves of the British Caribbean 1817-1834

Enslaved Africans made up the great majority of transatlantic migrants who were forcibly removed to the Americas from Columbus' first voyages in the fifteenth century until the nineteenth century. The Trans-Atlantic slave trade, originating in Africa and ending in the Caribbean and the Americas, remains a sensitive subject for several reasons, including issues of race, morality, ethics, identity, underdevelopment and reparations.

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© National Archives, St. Kitts
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