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: TD4308

: Social History

: human remains

: Humerus bone from the left arm of an adult male. A man's head has been carved out of one end of the bone and it carries an inscription relating to the Bristol Riots of 1831. The following is inscribed on the bone in ink: 'This is the arm bone of one of the Rioters who destroyed His Majestys Custom House at Bristol on Sunday evening October the 30th 1831 at 10-12 oclock pm and dug out of the ruins in October 1832.'

On Display at M Shed, Bristol People Gallery

: Monica Britton Collection

: Richard Smith Junior

: Smith, Doctor Richard Junior

: Bristol Riots

: Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) / England, Northern Europe, Europe

: Queens Square, Custom House

: 30/10/1831