Families from Devon are seen leaving Plymouth on a ship bound for Australia.
Title: "MODERN 'PILGRIM FATHERS'. 70 families from Devon leave under family group system to found a 'new Devon' in Australia".
M/S of men, women and children walking up the gang plank to join more families on the deck of a ship. High angled shot of the families on deck, some wave at the camera, in the distance is the Devon coastline. High angled shot, looking over the heads of the families on deck, at their relatives and friends waving from the quayside, one old woman appears to be crying, her companion hugs her.