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Story of Memorial to David Livingstone -10 Manuscripts

Continuing a look at how the David Livingstone Centre came to be. Written in 1943 by Rev James Macnair, this transcript documents the efforts made to save and turn Shuttle Row into a museum in 1929. Today, the story of how manuscripts and other gifts were obtained. “The Memorial Trust has been markedly fortunate in […]

Spinning Jenny Renovation

The incredible old Spinning Jenny, once part of the David Livingtstone Centre has undergone a remarkable transformation. Dismantled carefully, renovated and now rebuilt inside the new, rebranded David Livingstone Birthplace, this promises to be a wonderful display showing the equipment a young David Livingstone worked on. This extract of the most recent David Livingstone Birthplace […]