• Short Summary

    The Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury on 22 June 1948, transporting the first large group of immigrants from Jamaica in the West Indies. 492 passengers from Jamaica arrived to start a new life, initiating an era of immigration and multiculturalism in Great Britain - the ship's arrival became a landmark in British cultural and political history.

  • Description

    The Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury on 22 June 1948, transporting the first large group of immigrants from Jamaica in the West Indies. 492 passengers from Jamaica arrived to start a new life, initiating an era of immigration and multiculturalism in Great Britain - the ship's arrival became a landmark in British cultural and political history.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5SCTVWYR70THHJ8JXYZCF6T37
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SCTVWYR70THHJ8JXYZCF6T37
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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