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Paul Crooks MSc

Paul Crooks is a published author. He is also a trailblazing genealogist with a special interest in African Caribbean ancestry.  He is credited with inspiring an upsurge in interest among people wanting to explore their Black and British ancestry. He traced his family history 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 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 History. 

African Caribbean Roots

Tracing Black Ancestry: Secrets of the 1817 Slave Registers Uncovered
Wednesday 24th October 6.30pm - 8 pm
East Ham Community Neighbourhood Centre and Library
328 Barking Road
E6 2RT

Eventbrite - A Black and British History: Jamaica's First Maroon War

Paul Crooks at the House of Lords
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PAUL CROOKS MSc

Paul Crooks at the House of Lords

Paul Crooks is a published author. He is also a trailblazing genealogist with a special interest in African Caribbean ancestry.  He is credited with inspiring an upsurge in interest among people wanting to explore their Black and British ancestry. He traced his family history 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 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 History. 

TUE, 23 OCT 18:30

Black British Genealogy: Who do you think you are?
Stratford Library, London

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

WED, 24 OCT 18:30

Black Ancestry: Secrets of the 1817 Slave Registers Uncovered
East Ham Library

Eventbrite - Exploring Black Ancestry: Secrets of the 1817 Slave Registers Uncovered

TUE, 30 OCT 18:15

Black History Month 2018: Britain, Slavery & the 1834 Compensation Records
The Library @ Willesden Green, London

Eventbrite - Black History Month 2018: Britain, Slavery & the 1834 Compensation Records

I thoroughly enjoyed it!

I loved it, it was informative

Very interesting talk … such a knowledgeable and engaging speaker

Fascinating ...

Gave me a link to continuing my search for my ancestors (which I did not have before)

The audience at Hackney Central Library

Wonderful presentation - has built up my confidence to start my research!

...has given me a sense of pride and inspiration!

Relaxed and informative and well worth the coming!

Very informative and motivational!

Very inspiring!

The audience at Walthamstow Library

‘Informative – provided deep insight’

‘Highly informative and educational’

‘Excellent – speaker was well informed’

‘Excellent, informative with charismatic delivery’

The audience at Teddington Library, Richmond-Upon-Thames

Ancestry Talks with Paul Crooks

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