The Guide to Tracing British, African and Asian Caribbean Ancestry

“From a man who dedicated eleven years of his life to uncovering the saga of his African slave ancestors comes a guide for others to capitalize on his informed techniques and discover just what it means to know where one is from. Offering groundbreaking insights on how to delve into one’s past, this book is…

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Black History Month 2018: The Slave Compensation

This Black History Month 2018 with Paul Crooks Trailblazing author and family historian Paul Crooks captivates his audience during Black History Month 2018. He will discuss how he traced his ancestors and the truth about the British Government’s decision to abolish slavery and the slave compensation payments that followed. Paul traced his African forebears enslaved…

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Marking the 40th Anniversary of the Mini-Series – London Tour

London, Friday, 24 February 2017 Author and specialist in African Caribbean is excited to announce a series of landmark talks to mark Alex Haley’s epic family saga ROOTS Paul Crooks – the first Black Briton to trace African ancestors who were enslaved in Jamaica 200 years ago Paul will be touring London venues throughout 2017.…

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News Bulletin

Agents of Freedom Team Event   Paul Crooks talking to a packed room of people who came to hear him speak about the Haitian Revolution. Go to the left column and ‘Sign-up’ for news on Paul’s talks.  

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Curriculum Enrichment – Subject Lead Requests History workshop

  History Curriculum Enrichment Sessions The slide presentation outlines the request to author Paul Crooks from the history subject lead for a large secondary school. The request was for a number of sessions delivered to Year 9, 10, 11, 12 students to support the school Curriculum. Follow the slides and links within and see what…

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Tracing Family History – In conversation with Paul Crooks

TRACING FAMILY HISTORY: In Conversation with Paul Crooks at the Yellow Pavillion, Olympic Way (3mins from Wembley Park tube station)     Yellow Pavilion Olympic Way Wembley Park HA9 0XJ 7:30pm non-members Fee £2 Trailblazing family historian and author Paul Crooks captivates his audience with his account of how he traced his African forebears back 200…

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African Ancestry Evening With Paul Crooks

Canterbury Branch Kent Family History Society Kent FHS invites Author, Speaker for Schools and Family Historian Paul Crooks talks about his search for his roots in Africa. Paul is a specialist in on enslavement of Africans and hidden stories of abolition within the British colonies. 8th April 2016 at 7:30 pm Fee: non-members  £2 St Andrew’s United…

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Black Ancestors Old Folks Tales

Interview with Paul Crooks author of Ancestors Paul Crooks, author of Ancestors is a man in demand. He is widely being tipped to inherit the mantle of the great Alex Haley. So when I was asked to interview him I knew I was in for a treat and a long needed trip back down memory…

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INTER-GENERATIONAL FAMILY HISTORY WORKSHOP

Intergenerational African Caribbean Family History with author Paul Crooks This event is for adults and children and encourages children to start creating their own “memory boxes” and thinking about family history.Find out more about tracing your family history in the Caribbean. Paul Crooks, author of A Tree Without Roots talks about his own journey to…

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