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Date
AD43–1500
Region
Africa
An African presence in thirteenth-century Britain

The Domesday Abbreviato The Domesday Abbreviato, also known as the Exchequer Abbreviato in the National Archive, is one of three condensed, abbreviated versions of the Domesday Book produ ...

Date
1750–1900
Region
Asia
The first Indian MP: Dadabhai Naoroji

Migrants as British MPs: Dadabhai Naoroji Dadabhai Naoroji, of Bombay Parsi origin, was the first Indian to be elected to Parliament in Britain. Naoroji travelled to Britain in ...

Date
1750–1900
Region
The Americas
Slavery and the African diaspora: legacies of British slave-ownership

Britain's transatlantic colonies: the forced migration of Africans as slaves The movement of people of African descent to Britain extends throughout history, but the patterns of such move ...

Date
1750–1900
Region
Europe
The Irish in early industrial Britain: George Cornewall Lewis's report

Irish migration to England, Scotland and Wales Many of the concerns we hear voiced about immigration today were also aired against Irish immigrants in early industrial Britain. Fears of s ...

Date
1900–2000s
Region
Europe
Lithuanian miners in Scotland: migration and misconceptions

Lithuanians in Scotland One in four Lithuanians – about 650,000 individuals – emigrated from their homeland between 1870 and the First World War. Most went to the United State ...

Date
1900–2000s
Region
Europe
'Go Home': responses to migration in Britain today

Go home or face arrest The 2013 ‘Go Home’ van advertising campaign (pictured above) took place in a period of increasing political and public attention to ‘illegal ...