Caribbean Roots

Our September meeting

Our next meeting will be on Saturday 24th September at 1400hrs (BST) via Zoom and will be the first of our three meetings exploring how to find ancestors in the British Caribbean Slavery Period – whether enslaved or enslaver. The meeting will focus on key documents associated with this British Caribbean Slavery period: a) Introducing …

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Our meeting on Saturday

Thank you for attending our Zoom research meeting on Saturday 30th July. We welcomed those researching ancestors from a number of islands including US Virgin Islands, Cuba, St KItts & Nevis, Panama, Barbados, Antigua, Grenada and Jamaica. We had an interesting and informative discussion on different techniques to use when researching. I list some ‘takeaways’ …

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Tracing your Windrush Ancestors – 22nd June – Coventry

Are you interested in tracing someone who arrived on the HMT Empire Windrush in 1948? A course will be held at the Coventry Archives, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum on 22nd June. The course will be led by genealogist Paul Wilkins who is experienced in tracing Caribbean ancestry. More information can be found here. There …

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