Windrush Beyond | How to Trace Black Ancestry Using Passenger Lists

Paul Crooks blends Black History and Family History to bring the back stories of Caribbean and North American people to life. Paul reveals how he traced his Great Great Great Great Grandmother captured and enslaved in the Caribbean. Paul’s family tree reaches back 6 generations, a journey that took him back 200 years to he Gold Coast, via North America.

This talk, is useful for those who would like to gain an appreciation of how he used passenger lists

  • to search for his family tree
  • to complement other sources of ancestry information.
  • to explore Black & British history and bring Windrush backstories to life.