Freedom Walk : Leytonstone’s Connections to Emancipation and Slavery of Empire. FREE

8th September 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm

St John the Baptist Churchyard


What did the Buxton family, William Wilberforce and others have in common with
the slave trade’s abolition and history? Horace Waller missionary and campaigner
once lived at the Leytonstone Vicarage (now Matalan) where Abdullah Susi and a
former child slave, James Chuma once lived for a spell in 1874. What mission
were they on?
Author and academic Peter Ashan (himself a child of Empire and
Windrush) will lead this short journey of exploration and discovery

Ticket price: FREE

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