Joe Sturge

The Passing of the late Joseph Sturge VIII

Montserrat National Trust lost one of its benefactors with the passing of Joseph Sturge VIII, earlier this month. Mr Sturge is the descendant of Joseph Sturge VI, a lifelong Quaker, who worked tirelessly for, and was a prominent figure in the anti-slavery movement. After slavery was abolished in 1834, the conditions of the slaves did…