Skills & Experience


I am qualified to Post Graduate Diploma level in Local and Family History. I have completed the following modules:

  • Skills And Sources for Family And Local History In England
  • House History
  • The Theory and Context of Recordkeeping
  • Archive Management Principles And Practice
  • English Palaeography And Diplomatic
  • Public History
  • Oral History

I expect to complete my Master’s in 2019.


  • Student Member of the Register of Qualified Genealogists
  • Member of Wiltshire Family History Society
  • International subscriptions for many genealogy sites including Ancestry and Find My Past, as well as sites for old maps, for old newspapers and for military records.
  • Kennet and Avon Canal Trust


Newspapers and Magazines, Print and Online



  • BBC Radio Wiltshire
  • BBC Radio Leeds
  • and other local stations
  • Maggie Philbin
  • Vanessa Feltz

Public appearances

Please contact me for details of talks available.