Are you interested in family, house or local history, or other historical research?
- Who were my ancestors? Where did they live and work? Are my family stories true?
- When was my house built? Who lived in it? What was it used for?
- What is the history of this area, building or business?
- Can information be found for my project? Can relatives be traced or stories of media interest uncovered?
Are you looking for professional help?
- Research for yourself or as a gift for a loved one?
- Research for a corporate or media project?
- Professional advice on your own research?
- A speaker or media expert on family, house or local history?
I can help you
- I research family, house and local history, trace adoptions and living people and do other historical research projects.
- I will research for you online and at local archives or offer you advice and mentoring as you do your own research.
- I have a proven track record of handling large corporate projects and media work with tight deadlines.
- I am an accomplished public speaker with considerable media experience, both TV and journalism.
- 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 a Master's Degree (MLitt) with Distinction in Family and Local History.
- I am a member of the Register of Qualified Genealogists.
- I have 34 years research experience in English and Scottish archives and particular expertise in online research.
- My commissions include corporate and TV work, family and house histories, tracing living people and adoptions, research for authors and collectors, and breaking down 'brick walls' in 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 am covered by the professional code and complaints procedure of the Register of Qualified Genealogists.
- My work has featured in the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail and Catholic Herald.
- I have excellent testimonials.