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Ancesty Talks Event with Paul Crooks


Black History insights with Paul Crooks discussing his journey tracing his family tree from London back 200 years to his African ancestors

Date & time

Date:8 October 2022

Time:7pm to 9pm

Event Details



Black British family historian Paul Crooks reveals how he traced his Great Great Great Great Grandmother. Paul’s family tree reaches back 6 generations, a journey that took him back 200 years to the Gold Coast, via Jamaica.

In this masterclass, Paul delivers a revealing talk on his journey tracing his roots. Paul also discusses how he used his research to reconstruct the historical narrative of Black people enslaved in ex-British colonies in the Caribbean and North America.

You’ll gain an insight into
• how you can discover who you are and where you’re from
• how Paul’s ancestors enslaved in the Caribbean were a collective part of an unstoppable force for change on a grand scale.

Come and ask questions about how to start exploring family history. Who knows? Maybe you'll be inspired to explore your Ancestry.

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