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Clare Street

Clare Street


Photograph of Clare Street, Bristol, 1999. Modern day view of Clare Street, Bristol. Clare Street was built in 1775 and named after Viscount Clare, formerly Robert Nugent, who was MP for Bristol for 20 years from 1754. He was involved in the 1750 Act which replaced the London-based Royal African Company with the Company of Merchants Trading to Africa.The new company gave merchants a say in the running of the African trade.

Date: 1999

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

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