About Us

Our lead genealogist and family history researcher is Andy Douglas BA (Hons.), MSc., ACMA, MCMI.  Andy completed a postgraduate certificate and then a diploma in Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde.  In 2011 he completed a master’s degree in the subject, and is a part-time tutor at the university for the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in genealogical, palaeographic and heraldic studies.

He is a Qualified Genealogist and abides by the professional code of the Register of Qualified Genealogists..

Originally an accountant, Andy brings a forensic and methodical approach to genealogical research.  Based in Reading, to the west of London, there is quick and easy access to the National Archives in Kew, the British Library and London Metropolitan Archives.

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Although it’s terribly un-British to blow one’s own trumpet, here are a few comments about our work:

You have done a formidable job, and I shall not hesitate contacting you again.KF, Norway

What a breakthrough! Well done, Andy.JM, Cardiff

What a fantastic presentation!  I can now see how hard you must have worked.JM, Cardiff

It looks like you've been very busy indeed; I'm not sure my father's research can quite match what you have done!DJ, Kent

Gosh! That was a great read.BD, Glasgow

Andy you are fantastic...wow thank you so much for this information…I can't thank you enough for this. My father searched for these records on and off for years as has my older brother.SB, Berkshire