Looking at some of the lives of staff in SLaM's history
Exploring the origins of a popular 'bedlam ballad'.
Looking at the life of one of the first identifiable black patients in Bethlem Hospital
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.
So what relationship did Bethlem have with Black Londoners - was it open to them, or did it only look to exclude minority ethnic communities?
A post introducing research on black lives in the Bridewell Hospital records