Moving Here- 200 years of Migration in England

www.movinghere.org.uk

Another good way to while away an hour or two or three- I found a fascinating website about migration to Britain.  Being on the receiving end of wave after wave of British migration, we tend to forget that Britain itself was- and still is- a migration destination.  The National Archives are the lead partner in a consortium of other British heritage organisations and museums, and the site contains photographs, stories and timelines of Caribbean, Irish, Jewish and South East Asian migration to Britain.

www.movinghere.org.uk

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One response to “Moving Here- 200 years of Migration in England

  1. Thanks for the reference… this is a topic I come back to again and again and no doubt, in the future, again. The two migrant groups that fascinate me the most are the Huguenots (1685-1730) and the Eastern European Jews (1890-1914). Hundreds of years apart, yet we can ask very similar questions about both groups of desperate people.

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