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The Goan community of London


Map of Indian Subcontinent showing Goa
View full size image India showing Goa, Daman, Diu and Bombay. © NMM

Maritime London's Goan community is part of a larger London-wide community of over 6000 people who originally came from Goa, on the west coast of India.

This account describes the origins of the Goan community and its links with the docks of East London and the associated shipping.