Black History Month: Insights on Tracing African-Diasporan Roots

Wednesday 7 February

Delve into the fascinating world of genealogy with Paul Crooks, a renowned Genealogy Specialist and speaker, in our masterclass focused on Black History and tracing African-Caribbean ancestry.


Paul, celebrated for his groundbreaking research methods, will illuminate the journey of tracing Black British ancestry, highlighting its unique challenges and triumphs.

Participants will gain invaluable insights into:

  • Top strategies for tracing African diasporan roots, with a focus on Caribbean and African American lineages.
  • Effective use of public records and other resources to uncover ancestral paths.
  • Navigating through common hurdles encountered in Black family history research.

This masterclass is not just a learning experience but an enlightening journey into the depths of Black history. It caters to both beginners and those with some genealogy research experience who are eager to broaden their understanding and ability to trace African ancestry.

Attendees will leave with a richer comprehension of their heritage and practical tools to embark on their own explorations into family history. This event is an opportunity to connect with the past, understand the present, and shape a more informed personal narrative.

Don’t miss this chance to enrich your understanding of Black history and genealogy. Join us for an engaging, informative session, and begin your journey to reclaiming your ancestral heritage.

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.

Plus Ticket: Along with event access, Plus Ticket holders will receive a digital copy of the ‘Africans, Irish, and the Music of the Caribbean’ eBook, delivered via email after the-event.

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Premium Ticket: Premium access includes all Plus offerings, plus a digital copy of Paul Crooks’ latest novel ‘Descendants,’ sent to you electronically after the event.

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Deluxe Ticket: Deluxe attendees enjoy all Premium benefits, with the added bonus of the ‘DNA Testing Demystified: Separating Fact from Fiction in Genealogy’ eBook to deepen your understanding of genealogy sent to you electronically after the event.

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