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Tracing Your Caribbean Ancestry
26 Oct 2019 11am - 12pm
Join our Librarian team to learn the basics of African-Caribbean family history research. This is an introductory session for complete beginners and will primarily cover online resources, such as Ancestry.co.uk, and how you can get the most from them. We will explore both English and Caribbean databases - such as Census returns, the Birth, Marriage and Death index, parish records and slave registers.
You must be able to use a computer and mouse for this session.
This event is in partnership with the Jamaica Society Leeds Eulogy Project celebrating the journeys, lives and heritage of Leeds’ first generation Jamaicans no longer with us. Eulogy has been made possible with support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Windrush 2019 and Leeds Inspired.
During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.
- Wheelchair access
Victoria Gardens basement level access via either eight steps or ramp. There is also level access via the Galley Shop/Brew Bar. Lift access to all floors. Access via Art Gallery up a number of stairs or ramp through automatic doors. These are automatic doors to the Art Gallery; Access to the library is through the Tiled Hall Café. Access to other areas via lift. Calverley street entrance up a number of stairs and through a heavy double door. Access to other floors via lift. Accessible toilets are located in the basement area or in the Art Gallery and there is a Changing Places facility in the Gallery Shop.
- Free Event
- Wheelchair access
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