Born and raised in Kingston Jamaica, she emigrated to England as part of the "Windrush generation".
She and her family lived at Barcome Ave, Streatham Hill.
Cameron became a community relations officer for the Lambeth Council in 1973 and was one of the first Black women to be appointed a JP in the UK, serving from 1975. Cameron worked with the Inner London Juvenile Courts, became a magistrate
She was honoured by Edward Seaga with the Jamaican Prime Minsiter's Medal of Appreciation in 1987, in recognition of her contributions to Britain's Caribbean community.
She was featured in several documentaries throughout the 1980s and was the first native Jamaican to appear on the British television programme This is You Life