The Windrush Generation: Photos Document Britain’s First Wave of West Indian Immigrants

On June 22 1948, former troopship the Empire Windrush docked in the port of Tilbury, Essex with nearly 500 passengers, mostly from Jamaica, on board. The arrival of the ship marked the beginning of large-scale West Indian immigration to Britain, changing the country’s social landscape forever.

View the photos in this unique gallery (sourced from Getty Images) published in the Telegraph online: In pictures: the Windrush generation.

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