Because of ill health, I am not currently accepting commissions.
Are you interested in family history, house history, local history or other historical research?
- Who were my ancestors? Where did they live? What did they do? Are my family stories true?
- When was my house built? Who lived in it? What did it look like? How has it changed?
- What is the history of this place? Who lived or worked here? Is a local legend true?
- Can information be found for my project? Can relatives be traced or stories of media interest uncovered?
Are you looking for professional help?
- I'd like someone to research for me - can you help?
- I'd like to do the research myself - can you advise or mentor me?
- I'm stuck with my own research - can you help me over my brick wall?
- I'm looking for a gift - can you put together something special?
- I'm considering a corporate or media project - is it feasible?
I can help you find the answers
- I research family, house and local history, trace living people and do other historical research projects
- I can handle large corporate projects and media work with tight deadlines
- I will research for you, online and at local archives, or offer you advice and mentoring as you do your own research
- All my work is tailored to your individual requirements and your specific budget
Why choose me?
- I have a 1st class Honours Degree (BA) in History and am studying for a Master's Degree (MLitt) in Family and Local History
- I have 30 years research experience in English and Scottish archives and particular expertise in online research
- I offer skilled research, analysis and problem solving, combined with clear communication
- I have subscriptions to all the main genealogy websites and my own extensive reference library
- I'm a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and subscribe to their Code of Ethics
- My clients include HSBC, the BBC and Wall to Wall TV and my work has featured in the Daily Telegraph and the Catholic Herald
- My prices are competitive and I have excellent testimonials