Windrush

Next meeting of Caribbean Family History Group

The next meeting of the Caribbean Family History Group will take place on Saturday 26th June at 14.00 hrs – 16.30 hrs (BST) As this falls within ‘Windrush’ week in the UK, we decided we would use this as the basis for our meeting. The MV Empire Windrush was the first ship that brought people¬†from …

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Empire Windrush Anniversary

The voyage of the Empire Windrush is remembered in the following BBC link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p00h8xkq?xtor=ES-211-%5B33240_PANUK_NLT_25_ENG_TheLuminaries_RET_O35%5D-20200622-%5Bbbcsounds_worldservicewitnesshistorywindrushday2020thevoyageoftheempirewindrush_factualhistory%5D The Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex on 22 June, carrying around 500 settlers from Jamaica. It was the first of many ships bringing migrants from Caribbean countries to the UK between 1948 and 1971, known as the Windrush …

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