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About Gloucester



Gloucester is a mountainous village in the Western Area Rural District of Sierra Leone. Gloucester lies approximately five miles east of Freetown, and close proximity to the towns of Regent and Leicester.

Gloucester was founded as a settlement for freed African American slaves who had fought alongside the British during the American Revolutionary War.

The population of Gloucester is almost entirely from the Creole ethnic group. The Krio language is widely spoken in Gloucester