PortCities London

The Portuguese Community in the Port of London

Introduction
 

Map of Portugal
View full size imageMap of Portugal. © NMM

The Portuguese-speaking community has existed for a long time in the port of London.
Map of Azores, Madeira and Cape Verde Islands
View full size imageMap of Portuguese-speaking islands, Azores, Madeira and Cape Verde Islands. © NMM

 

This is a historical outline of a community with a long trading connection with the port of London.

 

It explores why the community has become very diverse in London over the last four centuries.