pioneers

The pioneers of the Windrush Foundation

Dr J.S. Risien Russell

Dr J.S. Risien Russell

Celebrating Caribbean Neurologist Dr J.S. Risien Russell (1863 – 1939) and his outstanding contribution to the health and well-being of people in Britain.
Donald Clark

Donald Clark

Donald was born in British Guiana (now Guyana) in 1920, and volunteered for Royal Airforce service in 1944 ...
John Richards

John Richards

Like many young Jamaican men of his day, John obtained contract work on USA farms. This began in 1945 when he was ...
Peter Dielhenn

Peter Dielhenn

Peter Dielhenn was born in London in 1929. He developed an interest in ships because of his brother who ...
Sam King MBE

Sam King MBE

Born in Jamaica in 1926, Samuel King worked with his father on the family farm with every intention of ...
Lucilda Harris

Lucilda Harris

Lucilda was born in Jamaica, and at the age of 31 was one of the few women passengers who travelled to England ...