Uncle Tom’s Cabin was on the western side of Wellington Street near the present day Hampden Way turning.
Gloucester Journal; October 29th, 1881: Josiah Henson, the original hero of Mr. Beecher Stowe’s ‘Uncle Tom Cabin’, has died in Canada at the age of 87. He was a slave for 40 years and afterwards became a religious minister. He leaves 11 children, 44 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
1879 John Kay