Please note: I am available for corporate and media work, writing and speaking but am not currently taking new private clients.
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