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Online records

Births, marriages and deaths

Census records

Parish registers

Other records


Record offices

The National Archives

London Metropolitan Archives

Society of Genealogists

County record offices





About me

I work from home in south-west London and have many years experience of genealogy. I hold a master's degree, and a university certificate in genealogy and the history of the family. As well as doing research for clients, I am also working on my own family history.


I abide by ethical principles based on those used by the Association of Professional Genealogists. This means that I agree that professionalism in genealogy requires ethical conduct in all relationships with the present or potential genealogical community. I therefore agree to:

  1. Promote a coherent, truthful approach to genealogy, family history and local history.
  2. Present research results and opinions in a clear, well-organized manner; fully and accurately cite references; and refrain from withholding, suppressing, or knowingly misquoting or misinterpreting sources or data.
  3. Promote the trust and security of genealogical consumers.
  4. Advertise services and credentials honestly, avoiding the use of misleading or exaggerated representations; explain without concealment or misrepresentation all fees, charges, and payment structures; abide by agreements regarding project scope, number of hours, and deadlines and reporting schedules; keep adequate, accessible records of financial and project-specific contacts with the consumer; and refrain from knowingly violating or encouraging others to violate laws and regulations concerning copyright, right to privacy, business finances, or other pertinent subjects.
  5. Support initiatives that preserve public records and access to them.
  6. Be courteous to research facility personnel and treat records with care and respect; support efforts to locate, collect, and preserve the records by compiling, cataloging, reproducing, and indexing documents; refrain from mutilating, rearranging, or removing from their proper custodians printed, original, microfilmed, or electronic records.
  7. Promote the welfare of the genealogical community.
  8. Give proper credit to those who supply information and provide assistance; refrain from (or avoid) knowingly soliciting established clients of another researcher; encourage applicable education, accreditation, and certification; and refrain from public behavior, oral remarks or written communications that defame the profession, individual genealogists, or any professional genealogy organisation or professional association.

I am registered with the ICO as a data controller under the UK Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018, which replaced the UK Data Protection Act (1998) and includes the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is a European-wide law that came into effect on 25 May 2018.

I promise never to release your personal details to third parties for mailing or marketing purposes, or to use your details in any way except to research your family history. If this requires me to pass on your details to a third party during the course of the research, I will notify you in advance and obtain your explicit permission to do this before proceeding. I recognise that privacy is very important to all my clients.





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