Cecil Holness

Cecil Holness

profiles Cecil Holness was born in Jamaica, and at the age of 22, volunteered to fight for Britain against Hitler’s army in World War II. Cecil’s decision was not only about service in the Royal Air Force, but he was motivated by a sense of adventure and the...
Lucilda Harris

Lucilda Harris

pioneers Lucilda was born in Jamaica, and at the age of 31 was one of the few women passengers who travelled to England on the Empire Windrush in May/June 1948. She had married a tailor who migrated to England in 1947,and he had saved enough money to send for her. He...