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date: 26 January 2021

Ystumllyn, Johnlocked

(d. 1786)
  • Andrew Green


Ystumllyn, John (d. 1786), gardener, or ‘Jack Black’ (his birth name is unknown), is one of the first black men recorded as living in north Wales, and the first about whom we have detailed knowledge. Between the 1740s and 1786 he was in service in ...

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