Commissioning bespoke research

During a free initial consultation, I will need you to send me the following details:

  • what is your aim of your research
  • what you already know
  • the documents are in your possession
  • any previous research carried out by yourself or others
  • any deadlines or restrictions on commissioned time

I will require copies of documents and research.


If you wish to proceed, you will receive a research proposal outlining:

  • the research to be conducted
  • an expected time-frame for completion
  • the likely chances of success
  • the estimated costs
  • the proposed sources

Before research can begin I will need from you: 

  • signed acceptance of research proposal (full terms and conditions included)
  • a minimum £48 deposit and £240.00 interim payments per 10 hours additional research
  • any outstanding balance before the report is released

During the research project, I will:

  • provide you with regular updates
  • inform you of unexpected delays
  • discuss any unexpected significant increases in costs

Upon completion and payment of balance, you will receive a written/electronic report detailing the findings of the research as carried out in the research proposal.


Please remember, your family history is as individual as you and finding relevant information cannot be guaranteed. If research produces negative results these findings will be included in your report to avoid unnecessary duplication in the future and time spent will be included in hourly charges. 


New enquiries

Unfortunately due to my current heavy workload I am unable to take on work for new clients until August

2019.  If however, you would like to discuss your research plan and reserve a slot from this date then please contact me.

Please see updated Privacy Policy (June 2018)



Sue managed to provide us with more information on our family when our search came to a standstill. Fantastic, insightful and suprising results.  Thank you for all of your help.  L.B.

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