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African‐Caribbean Genealogy 

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History
Guy GrannumGuy Grannum

The 2001 census shows 792 670 people residing in England and Wales who described themselves as ‘Black: Caribbean’ or ‘Mixed: White and Black Caribbean’. Of these, 253 178 people said that they had been born in the Caribbean; the majority of these described themselves as ‘Black: Caribbean’ (215 412) or ‘Mixed: White and Black Caribbean’ (8 259). Most of these African‐Caribbean people are descended from an estimated 1.6 million enslaved Africans forcibly transported across the Atlantic from the 1640s until ... ...

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