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Library Lates: Who do you think you are?

13 October 7pm to 9pm Free

The Library at Deptford Lounge

This event takes place every Friday from 13 October to 20 October


Deptford Lounge
9 Giffin Street
Se8 4rj

Talk by Paul Crooks

​African Caribbean Ancestry: Who do you think you are? Paul is a trailblazing genealogist and author of acclaimed novel Ancestors. Paul traced his family back 6 generations to Ami Djaba who was living in the Krobo Mountain, Ghana. Paul’s appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? (Moira Stuart) inspired a generation to start exploring their Black and British ancestry. Paul will talk about the inspiration behind his acclaimed novel Ancestors, including his ancestral links to Jamaican slaves who – in 1832 – brought forward the timetable for the abolition of slavery in the British dominions. An enjoyable, interactive family-friendly talk that will appeal to anyone interested in untold histories and genealogy regardless of cultural background

Booking information

Email: deptfordlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk

Suitable for:

  • Adults

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