Blackboy Inn, Bristol

Most Bristolians still associate the Blackboy Inn on Blackboy Hill with the cities links with the slave trade; believing that the women of Bristol paraded 'blackboys' up and down Whiteladies Road and Blackboy Hill.

This is a myth. The name Blackboy was given to King Charles II because of his long black hair and boyish complexion. more...


© Graeme Robbins
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