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Paul Crooks MSc

Paul Crooks pioneered research into African Caribbean genealogy during the 1990s.  He traced his family history from London, back 6 generations, to ancestors captured of the West African coast and enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica.

 

Paul gained national recognition for his work when his acclaimed historical novel Ancestors (based on the true story of the author's African ancestors) was published in 2002. Heappeared on Who Do You Think You Are? (Moira Stuart). His second book A Tree Without Roots is the authentic guide to tracing African, British and Asian Caribbean ancestry. 

 

Paul is credited with inspiring an upsurge in interest in Black and British ancestry. He is also recognised for having spawned an industry in researching African Caribbean genealogy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

African, Caribbean and British Roots: Who Do You Think You Are?

Saturday, 25th May 2019, 2:00pm

Brixton Library 
Brixton Oval

London SW2 1JQ

Eventbrite - Black British Genealogy: Who do you think you are?

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PAUL CROOKS MSc

Paul Crooks at the House of Lords

Paul Crooks pioneered research into African Caribbean genealogy during the 1990s.  He traced his family history from London, back 6 generations, to ancestors captured of the West African coast and enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica.

Paul gained national recognition for his work when his historical novel Ancestors was published in 2002. He appeared on Who Do You Think You Are? (Moira Stuart). His second book A Tree Without Roots is the authentic guide to tracing African, British and Asian Caribbean ancestry. 

Paul is credited with inspiring an upsurge in interest in Black and British ancestry. He is also recognised for having spawned an industry in researching African Caribbean genealogy. 

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