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George Alexander Gratton

Person  Male  Born 1808  Died 1813

Categories: Children, Race Issues

Countries: Caribbean Islands

Born on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent in 1808 to slave parents. Born with vitiligo, also known as piebaldism he was, as a baby, put on show in the capital, Kingstown. Aged 15 months he was taken to Bristol and sold to the travelling showman, John Richardson who took him around England's fairs displaying him for entertainment. George died aged four years and nine months.

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St Marys Newington - Gratton

George Alexander Gratton was a Caribbean boy brought to England from the isla...

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