Genealogist Services

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Family History Research

Uncovering your stories

Who are your ancestors? Where do you come from? Where do you get your personality traits from? If you’ve ever wondered what the answers are to these questions, then get in touch. I can trace your family history for you and put all the information together in an easy to read booklet with pictures, family trees and diagrams that will really bring your family to life again!

A starter package will use Internet available documents such as censuses, baptism and burials records, newspaper articles, maps and conscription papers to trace your family back to the early 1800s. Subsequent research can then be undertook in archives across the UK to take your family history back as far as the records can go!

Alternatively, if you have had your DNA tested and you need help understanding your results or using the information to further your research, including finding family members, then I can help you to do that.

'Claire proved we ARE related to Captain Cook! I am his 9 x great nephew. My Australian cousins are delighted we can now prove our connection to him. Thank you.'

Andrew from Wiltshire

‘We asked Claire to research my mother’s family history for her 90th birthday present. She discovered my ancestors made brass and electrical fittings for West End theatres, some of which I’ve sat in! It brought it all to life and affected me more than I thought. At her party I was able to share the beautiful book Claire had put together with my wider family. Thank you!’

Christina from Somerset

Costs

Free initial consultation

Starter Package - £150

One line of your family traced back to 1800

Printed report in leather bound folder

Perfect for presents

Research in archives or to solve specific problem

£20 an hour

Support and guidance about using DNA results to find family members

£20 an hour

Travel costs to archives or purchases of certificates may be incurred but will discussed before purchase.