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Ivor Cummings: the forgotten gay mentor of the Windrush generation

The Conversation 07 Jun 2023
Whitehall was informed of the imminent arrival of several hundred settlers aboard the Empire Windrush via a telegram from the governor of Jamaica, 13 days before the ship set sail ... As the ship crossed the Atlantic, Cummings feverishly pieced together arrangements for the travellers’ reception.

Check Out the Real-Life Outlander Filming Locations You Can Visit Without Time-Traveling

Longview News-Journal 01 Jun 2023
Filming moved to South Africa for a bit in Season 3, when Jamie and Claire sail from Scotland to Jamaica. The Cape Town Film Studios provided the ships and setting for their voyage to the Caribbean ... After arriving in Jamaica in the second half of Season 3, Claire and Jamie visit the governor’s mansion.

Windrush exhibition opens as questions remain over progress since 2018 scandal

AOL 29 May 2023
But Mr Gardner, who was 22 years old when he boarded the ship in Kingston, Jamaica alongside hundreds of Caribbean migrants who had been called on to rebuild post-war Britain, said he suspects things have regressed ...

A Jamaican company producing Trini food

Jamaica Observer 24 May 2023
The review went viral on social media in Trinidad and Tobago before making its way to the Punjabis in Jamaica via Barbados ... He and his wife have started doing the exploratory groundwork recently by attending Expo Jamaica to begin familiarising themselves with shipping companies.

Church sends Scottish slave trader’s memorial plaque to museum

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 May 2023
Gordon was from Sutherland in the Highlands but owned a plantation in Jamaica in the 18th century. He died in Dorchester in 1774 while travelling to Falmouth, Cornwall, to catch a ship to the Caribbean.

'Repugnant' memorial to 18th century slave owner is removed from church: Plaque which praises plantation ...

The Daily Mail 19 May 2023
Originally from Scotland, Mr Gordon died in 1774 in Dorchester as he was travelling to Falmouth to catch a ship to return to Jamaica but had no known Dorset connections ... 'He was signally instrumental in quelling a dangerous rebellion in that island (Jamaica), in the year of 1760.

‘Repugnant’ memorial to slave owner removed from church

ITV 19 May 2023
... Gordon who managed plantations in Jamaica for absentee British owners, and also owned some plantations himself. Originally from Scotland, Mr Gordon died in 1774 in Dorchester as he was travelling to Falmouth to catch a ship to return to Jamaica but had no known Dorset connections.

History revived at long-forgotten graveyard: Tales of pirates, World War 2 bombing raids and shipwrecked ...

The Daily Mail 19 May 2023
The couple also discovered a relative of the Fry chocolate family, Georgianna Fry, who died at just three months old while travelling on the Calypso ship from Jamaica to England on October 1 1847. Her father Charles Edward Fry was an overseer at Jamaica's second largest sugar plantation, which had a long history of using slaves for labour ... She added.

Jamaica being positioned as shipping centre - Shaw

Jamaica Observer 11 May 2023
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Maritime Authority ... Minister of Transport and Mining Audley Shaw, in making the disclosure in his 2023/2024 Sectoral presentation in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, said the move is in keeping with efforts to position Jamaica as a shipping centre.

This Day in History - May 10

Jamaica Observer 10 May 2023
Today is the 130th day of 2023. There are 235 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 1994 ... OTHER EVENTS. 1629. England's King Charles I dissolves Parliament and doesn't call it back for 11 years. 1845. The first group of carrying 261 Indians (indentured labourers) arrive at Old Harbour Bay, Jamaica on the SS Blundell ship. 1857 ... — AP and Jamaica Observer.

This Day in History - May 9

Jamaica Observer 09 May 2023
TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 1994. South Africa's newly elected Parliament chooses Nelson Mandela to be the country's first black president. OTHER EVENTS. 1386 ... 1509. Christopher Columbus sails from Cadiz on his fourth and last voyage to the New World, one that ends with his ships beached on Jamaica. 1688 ... 1788 ... 1877 ... 1914 ... 1926 ... 1933 ... 1936 ... 1944 ... — AP/ Jamaica Observer ... .

Solar battery producer facing export woes

Jamaica Observer 28 Apr 2023
THE operator of Jamaica's sole assembly plant for solar batteries is becoming increasingly frustrated with the shipping industry's reluctance to transport its products to export markets, which has the effect of limiting the entity's ability to grow ... his company wants to ship.

JACKIE DAVIS: In appreciation of Harry Belafonte

Lockport Union-Sun 28 Apr 2023
Jamaica Farewell. Down the way, where the nights are gay ... I took a trip on a sailing ship. But when I reached Jamaica. I made a stop ... • • • ... My dear mother was a huge fan of Harry Belafonte, and the song "Jamaica Farewell" is one of my favorites (as a child, I thought the "little girl" referenced in the song was actually a little girl) ... .

Harry Belafonte, 96, Dies; Barrier-Breaking Singer, Actor and Activist

Atlanta Journal 25 Apr 2023
His father, who was born in Martinique (and later changed the family name), worked occasionally as a chef on merchant ships and was often away; his mother, Melvine (Love) Bellanfanti, born in Jamaica, was a domestic. In 1936 he, his mother and his younger brother, Dennis, moved to Jamaica.

Harry Belafonte, activist and entertainer with a 'rebel heart,' dies at 96

The Philadelphia Tribune 25 Apr 2023
His father worked as a cook on merchant ships and abandoned the family when Belafonte was young. Belafonte also spent some of his boyhood in Jamaica, the former British colony and his mother's native country, where he witnessed White English authorities mistreating Black Jamaicans.

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