Further Information

The SEEME project collected the life stories of 30 BAME people living in Wiltshire. The project ran for 3 years from 2010-2013 and was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Many of the interviews were conducted by young people including 6th form students from 2 local schools and undergraduates from UWE. The complete interviews together with transcripts are available at Wiltshire and Swindon Archives. For further information on the SEEME project go to www.seemewiltshire.co.uk

On this page you can find:

 Biographies

Click on the names below to open a word document containing a biography of that person, based on the full interview held at Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre.

Hugh

Isobel

Grace

Jane

Kulchalee

Martha

Ray

Sam

Scotch

Sylvia

Tom

 

Transcripts  

Click on the link below for a word document containing a transcript for that animated film.

First Impressions film transcript

Identity film transcript

Reactions and Racism film transcript

 

Early Black Presence

Research into the documents held at Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre has shown black presence in the county since the 16th century. Click here for a list of all the documents found so far containing references to black people living in Wiltshire. Click here for a narrative of early black presence in Wiltshire. 

 

Bowyers

Click here to open a word document giving a brief history of the Bowyers factory in Trowbridge

 

Links to other sites:

Black History Month

Birmingham Black Oral History Project

Journeys to Cheshire

Moving Here 200 years of migration

My Yorkshire

Northamptonshire Black History Association

The Immigrants Project

 

 

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