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Black Lives and the Bethlem and Bridewell Governors

Archives, History, Learning

However there is one way that these important businessmen would have had a connection to black lives, and that is through their connections to the slave trade.

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Black Lives in Early Modern Bethlem

Archives, History, Learning

So what relationship did Bethlem have with Black Londoners - was it open to them, or did it only look to exclude minority ethnic communities?

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Black Lives in Early Modern Bridewell

Archives, History, Learning

A post introducing research on black lives in the Bridewell Hospital records

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Harlots: Bethlem on the TV?

Archives, History, Reviews

'Bedlam' appears in the second series of Harlots, but is this Georgian Bethlem as we know it?

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Change Minds Online: William Carnie Jnr by a Change Minds Participant

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of William Carnie Jnr, a patient in Bethlem 1887-1888, by a participant in the Change Minds Online project

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Change Minds Online: Thomas Herbert Stringer by Teresa Patti

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Thomas Stringer, patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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About Change Minds Online

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

Change Minds Online brought together a group of volunteers to explore the stories of some of these people, using the casebook entries as a jumping off point

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Change Minds Online: William Budd by David Luck

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of William Budd, patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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