David Livingstone Trust

The Scottish National Memorial to David Livingstone Trust, known as The David Livingstone Trust, became owners of the David Livingstone Centre at Blantyre, South Lanarkshire in the 1930's. The Estate includes the listed building of his birth, surrounding parkland, and the 3,000 piece David Livingstone collection.

Latest News

Black History Month Wikipedia Editathon is a success

As part of Black History Month the David Livingstone Birthplace held its first Wikimedia Editathon on Wednesday 16 October, focussing on the hidden histories of the African individuals who accompanied, guided and supported David Livingstone in his travels through Southern Africa in the 19th century.

Watch a video here.

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David Livingstone Birthplace Project

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The Birthplace Project will re-ignite the powerful story of David Livingstone.

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