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The Matthew is moored on Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN.

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The story of John Cabot, Bristol’s part in transatlantic voyaging and the history of both the original and modern Matthews is still to be fully told and is a thriving research subject both for local historians and for the international Cabot Project.

As well as holding the post of professor of History at the University of Bristol, Dr Evan Jones is also a Trustee of The Matthew of Bristol Trust and leads on education on their behalf.

Evan Jones is a Trustee of The Matthew Trust and is a Senior Lecturer in Social and Economic History at the University of Bristol. He leads the Cabot Project with his colleague and research partner Margaret Condon. You can find most of Evan’s research and papers on this site as well as others. Evan and Margaret are working on a forthcoming book about Bristol, transatlantic voyages and John Cabot which will be available soon.