Agents of Freedom: The Black Jacobin – by ‘Ancestry Talks’ With Paul Crooks

Saturday 6th October 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM @ Lewisham Library, 199-201 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LG   Whilst researching his ancestry, Paul Crooks discovered his Great Great Great Grandfather walked free from a sugar plantation in Jamaica in 1838. Paul wanted to know more about what lay behind the decision to free…

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‘Exploring Black Ancestry: Secrets of the 1817 Slave Registers Uncovered’ by Ancestry Talks

Tuesday 10th July 2018, 2:00 – 3:00 PM @ Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8NB Trailblazing author and family historian Paul Crooks captivates his audience with an account of how he traced his African forebears enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica, 200 years ago. Paul was told that it would be impossible to trace…

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