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From: Evelyn Hendricks <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] OT - English Research
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 22:12:27 -0400
Thank you very much for this useful information.
At 11:13 PM 09/18/2002 +0100, you wrote:
> > Oh, and I also would be happy to know the best way to hire a good
> > in England.
>I would begin by reading the Society of Genealogists' leaflet "Employing a
>professional researcher: a practical guide" which is online at:
>Always go for a member of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in
>Archives (AGRA) - the professional body - see www.agra.org.uk (a dreadful
>website - 3 links don't work - but you can access the List of Members if you
>give it time to load). For Evelyn, the Scottish equivalent is the
>Association of Scottish Genealogists and Record Agents (ASGRA)
>Personally, I would go for Achievements of Canterbury,
>http://www.achievements.co.uk/index.html, the research arm of the Institute
>of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies. This is because I have personal
>experience of their skills as a student on the IHGS Correspondence Course in
>Genealogy. They are probably not the cheapest but they are definitely highly
>competent professionals, well used to tracing the origins of migrant
>ancestors for people in the USA. I hasten to add that I have no financial
>connection with them.
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