Liverpool & the Atlantic Slave Trade
Information sheet published by Merseyside Maritime Museum, detailing material in their archive together with a bibliography. A guide to documents relating to the papers of William Davenport, particularly in relation to his involvement in the Slave Trade can be found here and a thesis examining the history of his business here.
Liverpool Record Office
Details of records relating to the Slave trade held at Liverpool Record Office.
University of Liverpool - Shipping & Slave Trade Collections
18th - 20th century collections reflecting Liverpool's mercantile community including its involvement both in the slave trade and its abolition. A detailed list of material can also be found here.
Researching Slave Owners & Ownership
A guide to researching British slave-owners and slave-ownership, published by University College London.
International Slavery Museum
A list of online resources.
Isle of Man & the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Information sheet published by the Manx National Heritage Library. Includes a detailed bibliography and list of manuscript sources.
Legacies of British Slave-ownership
A database containing the identity of all slave-owners in the British Caribbean at the time slavery ended.
Lloyds Register Infosheet No.39 The Slave Trade
A guide containing a brief history of the Trade and a list of sources for researching slavery and tracing African ancestors.
The Louisiana Slave Database
Database of approximately 100,000 slaves brought to Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Parliament and the British Slave Trade 1600 - 1807
Digitised documents from the British Parliamentary Archives.
Slave Register of former British Colonial Dependencies 1812-1834
Contains slave registers from former British colonial dependencies, many of them in the Caribbean, for various years in between 1812 and 1834. Information available on these records includes: name of owner, parish of residence, name, gender, age, and nationality of slave. Details on using this database can be found here.
Slavery: British Transatlantic Slave Trade
In depth research guide giving an overview of the major original sources at The UK National Archives that relate to aspects of the slave trade, slavery & unfree labour in the British Caribbean and American colonies.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
Information on almost 35,000 slaving voyages plus a names database identifying over 67,000 enslaved Africans including age, gender, origin and place of embarkation.
Union African American Sailors Index
Database of approximately 18,000 African American sailors who served in the Union Navy during the Civil War.