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.

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Donald Clark

Donald Clark

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

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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 …

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Peter Dielhenn

Peter Dielhenn

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

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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 …

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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 …

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