Research Information

Family History Research – curious about your ancestors?

With over 35 years of family history research experience, I offer professional and affordable family history research. Starting or expanding your tree as required.

Marriage of Katherine Fearn to Gerald Lacey 26th December 1925

Prices as from 1st March 2022

The £200 starter package includes

  • Free 30 minute consultation*
  • 10+ hours of research and transcription** of online records, Ancestry.co.uk / findmypast inc newspapers / familysearch and other sources
  • Family report compiled from above information including a pedigree chart, kinship report, Ahnentafel report and list of all individuals using Family Tree Maker software.
  • Package includes printed report in a Family History springback folder – value £18.95 , together with an emailed pdf copy.
  • Report printed on 100gsm archive quality paper – value approx £5
  • Acronymns and Abbreviation list
  • Information on census returns and 1939 register

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  • If required to confirm an ancestor up to 4 birth/marriage certificates (charged at cost, birth £7 for a pdf copy, or £11 depending on the date. All marriages are currently £11) – to an additional maximum of £29.* 
  • If more are required depending on the complexity of the families concerned I will be in touch to discuss.
  • Also useful can be wills, they are currently £1.50 each and can sometimes help to confirm family connections, addresses, as well as provide an insight into bequests.

To obtain the most out of this research ideally you know the name of at least one parent / grandparent and they will have been born in England.

*Consultation face to face within a 15-mile radius of Derby. Distance over that by arrangement, please telephone to discuss.

** Many online images are subject to licence and copyright restrictions with regard to coping, hence the necessity to transcribe. However, selected images will be provided in the report which can be used only in a personal capacity and not published online, social media etc.

Additional hours can be purchased at £18 per hour.

thecuriouspast.co.uk 07432673265 / family@thecuriouspast.co.uk