Windrush Beyond | How to Trace Black Ancestry Using Passenger Lists

Join Paul Crooks as he blends Black History and Family History to bring the backstories of Caribbean and North American people to life. Discover how he traced his Great Great Great Great Grandmother's journey from the Caribbean to the Gold Coast, via North America, in a journey that spanned 6 generations and 200 years.

This presentation is an ideal choice for both individuals and organizations eager to explore the tapestry of Black history, offering a profound glimpse into the adventurous spirits of the Windrush era. Paul's use of passenger lists as a tool for unravelling his family's lineage not only offers invaluable guidance for those embarking on their own genealogical quests but also complements a wealth of historical sources.

Furthermore, attendees will acquire a profound comprehension of the historical backdrop against which Black individuals have forged their experiences, shedding light on the monumental contributions of their ancestors to the relentless and transformative societal shifts that continue to shape our world.


This talk can be customized to align with specific requirements or objectives.