Tracing Black Ancestry: Secrets of the 1817 Slave Registers Uncovered

Thursday 3 October, 6.15-7.45pm

Join Ancestry Talks’ Paul Crooks for this captivating account of how he traced his African forebears enslaved in Jamaica, 200 years ago.  Paul will:

  • Talk about his journey and how he traced his roots
  • Reveal how the registers enlighten us about the roots of British racism
  • Speak on the origins of the slave registers
  • Create space for questions and answers and opportunities for meeting and befriending like-minded people

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Canning Town Library

18 Rathbone Market, Barking Road, Canning Town , London, E16 1EH

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