Black History and Ancestry | Who Do You Think You Are?

Sunday 24th March 2024

Black British family historian Paul Crooks reveals how he traced his Great Great Great Great Grandmother. Paul’s family tree reaches back 6 generations, a journey that took him back 200 years to the Gold Coast, via Jamaica.


In this masterclass, Paul delivers a revealing talk on his journey tracing his roots. Paul also discusses how he used his research to reconstruct the historical narrative of Black people enslaved in ex-British colonies in the Caribbean and North America.

You’ll gain insight into

  • how you can discover who you are and where you’re from
  • how Paul’s ancestors enslaved in the Caribbean were a collective part of an unstoppable force for change on a grand scale.

Who Is This Talk For?

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.

How to gain access to this event

This talk will be held over Zoom. Details of how to join the session will be in your registration confirmation email.

This event will not be recorded for later distribution or upload to Youtube.

Premium Ticket holders

Premium Ticket holders will receive the Black Resistance and Abolition Timeline interactive PowerPoint following the event. See demonstration video below.

More Online Events Listings MORE