Researcher Advertisements

Please note that the Society, in publishing these details, does not imply any recommendation for any researcher. The commercial and contractual relationship will be between researcher and client only.

Prospective advertisers on this page should note that inclusion is conditional on having paid for an advertisement to be published in the Manchester Genealogist. For details of rates and conditions, please contact the General Secretary.

Roots Family History Service

I specialise in Lancashire and Manchester, Ashton under Lyne, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, etc. I search parish registers, census, prison records, index to wills, newspapers, Quarter sessions, trade directories and Civil registration, all aspects of research undertaken - from single items to full histories, at affordable rates. Over 30 years experience. Mrs Kathryn Stout, 13 Bramley Drive, Brandlesholme, Bury, BL8 1JL  Tel: 0161 258 9535 or 07708177220  Email: Web:

Family History Discovery

We are a small research business who specialise in digitising family trees and creating detailed reports. We can also provide fully researched family histories, help to push through brick walls and perform record searches and location visits. 10% discount for MLFHS members & families.

Family History Discovery, 22 Woodfield Road, Altrincham. WA14 4EU. Telephone: 01614652517 Email: Website:


I undertake family history research in Lancashire and Greater Manchester - from simple look-ups to family histories spanning several generations. I offer a professional, friendly service and all enquiries are welcome. For more details, you can contact me at on 07940 847568 or visit my website

Free Research Manchester Area

Joseph Hilditch is an amateur researcher based in Stockport who is willing to trace Manchester-based families entirely free of charge using online and local Church of England resources. Those who may be interested, especially those who may have little to no experience in genealogy and need help getting off the ground, are encouraged to contact him at

Qualified and Experienced Local & Family History Researcher

I am experienced in most areas of family history research with particular knowledge of the Greater Manchester area. I hold a PG Certificate in Family History and Local Studies. Research undertaken tailored to suit your needs. Look ups through to larger projects including adoption queries, probate, house and local history research. Additional guidance can also be provided for those wishing to continue research on their own. Contact: Leslie Turner:

Amended 10 April 2019 - John Marsden