Black Genealogy | Tracing Black Ancestry Back to the Early 1800s

Paul will provide guidance on how to search and trace your history further back, to enslaved ancestors. He will

  • deliver insights into how he overcame major barriers to tracing his ancestors who lived prior to the abolition of the British system of slavery
  • cover records specific to Black ancestry.
  • discuss other materials of more general interest to people embarking on journeys to find their roots.

The talk is suitable for you if

  • you’re new to exploring family history
  • you have some experience of searching for your ancestors and want to know about other sources of information
  • you’ve started and you’re having problems furthering your search
  • you want to develop your knowledge and understanding of Black History.