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Whiteladies Road

Whiteladies Road, Bristol


Modern day view of Whiteladies Road, Bristol. Local myth has it that this was where fashionable ladies promenaded with their black slaves in attendance.It is possible that the road ran alongside the grounds belonging to a convent. The name might come from the white habits worn by the nuns. The origins of the name is still debated.

Creator: BCC Museum

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

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