Genealogical Researchers

Please find below a list of researchers who are prepared to conduct research on your behalf for a fee.

The inclusion of these names and contact details in no way indicates any responsibility by the site owner for the quality of work carried out and I accept no responsibility for any arrangements made between yourself and the researcher. I can simply remove a researchers name off this list if you do not receive the promised service and then, only if you let me know about it.

Also please don't forget to let me know if you have had exceptional service and would like to recommend any particular researcher.

The researcher information is added here at the request of individual researchers and members of the SA genealogy discussion list. If you want to have your name listed please contact me and supply your area of expertise and your email contact details.


*       South African Researchers

*       United Kingdom Researchers

*       European Researchers

*       USA Researchers

*       Australian Researchers

*       New Zealand Researchers

*       Canadian Researchers

South African Researchers

*       Anne Lehmkuhl


*       Web Site

Professional genealogist specialising in all regions of South African research

*       Penelope Lloyd 


South African Research

*       Dr M O'Connor

*       michael.o' 

 Irish research and specialist on O'Connor and variants families

*       Mrs P Barnes

*       P O Box 304, Howick, 3290, KwaZulu-Natal 

*       Tel: 0332-303868 

 Natal research


*       Graham Sanders M.A.(Hons), MBA Senior Genealogist

*       PO Box 35-003, Christchurch 8030 NEW ZEALAND

*       Telephone: +64 21 261-2660

*       E-mail:

*       URL:

New Zealand based specialist South African Research organisation.

*       Mr Graham B. Lloyd. B.A., Higher Teaching Diploma (U.C.T.) - Retired Teacher.



Cape Province research plus knowledge of some 1820 Settler families

*       Paul Cheifitz 


*       Fax: 021-4344711

Research in the Cape and specializing in Jewish genealogical research throughout South Africa.


*       Translation Services 

*       Santa Botha

*       E-mail:

*       Address:18 Urban Court, Pieter Botha Avenue, Pierre van Reyneveld Park, Pretoria, Gauteng, SOUTH AFRICA 0157

*       Tel: (012) 662-1333

*       Translations from German, French and Dutch to English or Afrikaans. 

*       Administrative work including: editing and typing of documents, proofreading, subtitling and data processing.

*       Mr Dennis Pretorius 

*       Tel +27 11 769 2400 or +27 83 324 2238

*       E-mail address:

*       Genealogical Researcher - for all areas of Family research in South Africa

*       Service also provided to find ancestors in UK for Ancestral Visa Applications

*       Heather MacAlister: 

*       E-mail address:

*       Genealogical Researchers for research in the Cape Town Archives, Cape Town Master's Office and large Cape cemeteries such as Maitland and  Plumstead. 


*       Vera Plint   

*       tel: 012 529 0017

*       fax: 012 529 0219

*       E-mail address:


*       Historical and genealogical research mainly in Pretoria, but also has contacts in Cape Town.


*       Tessa King  

*       Tel +27 33 239-5655 or +27 83 326-5503

*       Email Address:

*       Genealogical Researcher for research at all Archives as well as many 1820 Settler families. Digital photo's taken of documents.



*       Email Address:

*    Email Address:


Genealogical Researcher in Pretoria utilising the Archives, Masters Office and similar sources.
Specialist in Jewish Genealogical and Family History research, with access to the Irish Jewish Database.
Grave Stone photography and reading.
Con Mercer

*       Email Address:

South African Research
Grave Stone photography in Brakpan, Springs, Benoni and Boksburg 


Gustav Hendrich - Historical Researcher based in Cape Town


Email address:
General historical research. South African, Rhodesian and International History

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United Kingdom Researchers


15 Ruskin Avenue, Kew, TW9 4DR, England

Specialist in the National Archives in Kew

*       Roger E Nixon

*      Military & Historical Searches, PO Box 11267, London SW5 9ZZ

*       tel: +44/(0)20 7244 7095

*       fax:+44/(0)870 168 7618


*       URL: 

PRO research of military, naval and occupational
subjects for genealogists and military historians. Roger also conducts research at the British Library, India Office Library and other London repositories.

*       Scot Roots 


*       URL: 

Scottish based ancestor search service for people with Scots ancestry from around the world. The service enlivens family trees with historic photos and maps, and offers a no-find no-fee policy on ancestor searches

*       Scottish Family History and Military Research.

*       Ian MacCallum - email address

*       URL:

Ian MacCallum specialises in Scottish Genealogy and British Military Research, particularly soldiers killed in both world wars. He has qualifications from Stirling University and contributes regular articles to the Scottish Genealogical Society magazine. 

*       Scottish Family Research 

*       Chris Arthur -

*       URL:

Scottish Family Research is a professional scottish genealogical research company based in Edinburgh. We have considerable experience in tracing Scottish ancestors.

*       Scottish family history research.

*       Alan J.L. MacLeod, F.S.A. Scot. A.S.G.R.A. 

*       Address: 51/3 Mortonhall Road, Edinburgh EH9 2HN, Scotland, U.K. 

*       Tel/Fax: 0131 667 0437. 

*       E-mail: 

*       URL: 

Scottish family history & living relative research. Transcribing/copying Scottish Certificates, Testaments and other documents. Solving difficult research problems is a speciality. 
Ready access to a wide range of records in Edinburgh

*       Central England Family Researcher

*       John Dawson 

*       Address: "Broadwood" 221 Broad Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV5 7AQ U.K.

*       E-mail: 

*       Counties researched include the following

*       Warwickshire-Leicestershire-Northamptonshire

*       South Staffordshire including the Black Country


*       Margaret Thornton. 

*       E-mail:

*       URL:

*       Research carried out in all the major repositories in Manchester and all records at Lancashire Record Office.

*       Local research in the areas of Accrington, Bury, Rochdale, Bolton and the Rossendale Valley.

*       Also specialises in Irish research.

*       Rosemary Philip.  - BA (Hons), Certificate in Scottish Family History Studies.

*       Address: 15 Beresford Gardens, Edinburgh EH5 3ER, Scotland, UK

*       Tel: 0131 552 8021

*       E-mail:


*       Family history research for Scottish ancestors and living relatives

*       Research carried out in New Register House, National Archives of Scotland, National Library of Scotland and elsewhere

*       Access to wide ranging sources

*       Helen Curtis 

*       E-mail:

*       URL:


*       Provides both a research and a transcription service at:

*       New Register House, Edinburgh, the National Archives of Scotland and the Glasgow City Archives/Mitchell Library in Scotland 

*       The National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office) and the London Metropolitan Archives in England 

*       Staffordshire Genealogical Services 

*       Susan Washington 

*       E-Mail:


We are Experienced Researchers with over 15 years expertise specializing in Staffordshire and surrounding areas.

*       Family Matters Research 

*       Peter Sanderson

*       Email:

*       URL: 

Friendly and efficient family history service provided by experienced locally based researchers throughout England.

*       Beverley Digger 

*       Email:



Genealogy Researcher, situated in the Heart of  England’s Shakespeare Country, for Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire. Other areas considered.

*       Baptisms, Marriages, and Death Entries from original Parish Registers.

*       Census returns showing past family members.

*       Photographs of locations, churches etc.

*       Copies of old maps 

*       Birth, Marriage and Death Certificate Service.



*       J Hewitt    

*       Website:-

*       Email address:-



Research your ancestors from any region of the UK, providing all available personal details for your family tree. If you have one or many ancestors from Coventry or Warwickshire, my specialist local knowledge can be invaluable, saving you many hours’ painstaking research and expense.


*       Parish Records

*       Census returns from 1841-1901

*       Local photography of Churches, ancestral homes, headstones and local sites.

*       Order Copies of Certificates for births, marriages and deaths.

*       Many other local sources.


*       Maureen Millward

*       URL:

*       I offer my services in Family History research for the UK, specialising in Scotland. 

*       I offer research for births, marriages, deaths, census and Scottish Poor Relief Records at reasonable rates.

*       Scottish Research: 

*       Email:

*       URL:

Specialist in Family Research and Ancestral Visits to Scotland

Based in the KINGDOM OF FIFE we are well placed to help you trace your SCOTTISH ANCESTORS.

Initial enquiries are free of charge.

Your Scottish Descent




Based in Scotland Your Scottish Descent offers a professional Scottish family history research service to anyone looking to find out about their Scottish ancestry. We work hard to trace and build your Scottish family tree, helping to bring you closer to your Scottish roots.  We offer a range of packages to suit every need as well as our popular free preliminary search.

Scots Roots Research - Alex MacMillan




Scots Roots Research is a small family business based on the outskirts of Edinburgh providing a first rate genealogy research service for people with Scottish ancestry.

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European Researchers

*       Hein Walsweer..


*       URL1:

*       URL2:

Specialist researcher in Friesland and the Netherlands

*       Frans van Rooijen 


Based in London, Frans travels on a regular basis to Holland where he does work at the National Archives in The Hague, Netherlands. He is particularly experienced in South Holland genealogy.

*       Family Tree Ltd. 

*       Dereglye u. 5/b, 1036 Budapest, Hungary

*       Tel: +36 1 453 7020

*       Fax: +36 1 453 7022

*       Website:

*       E-mail:

Professional research service covering the area of what was formerly the Austro-Hungarian Empire, including: Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Transylvania,
Croatia, Slovenia, former Yugoslavia (Banat), and the Ukraine

Offices also in St. Petersburg, Russia and Gheorgheni, Romania.

*       R.K.Vennik 

*       E-Mail:

*       Address: Burg.v.Slijpelaan 45, 3077 AD Rotterdam.

Roelof carries out research in the Netherlands
He has more than 30 years of experience as a genealogist
and has worked for Achievements Ltd GB (Canterbury),  Ancestors of Dover and the Central Bureau for Genealogy
He is a Board Member 0f the Dutch Genealogical  Society NGV, President of the Caledonian Society of the Netherlands and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute for Genealogical and Heraldic Studies.


Kanzlei Reutter Dipl.-Archivar Andreas Müller

Hauptstr. 45 D-70186 Stuttgart

Tel. 09 091 +49 (0)711 4808-100

Fax 09 091 +49 (0)711 4808-101


*       Deals with probate heir researches and genealogical researches in Germany and former German territories.

*       Our work focuses on research in Southwest Germany (Wuerttemberg, Baden and former territories), Saxony and Brandenburg as well as emigration matters and German colonialism.

Dr. Annalisa Conterio 


Dr Conterio is an italian historian and genealogist specialising in Italian family tree research


Rick de Wit 


Contact Rick for Dutch Research.


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USA Researchers

*       James Hennessy, A.G.(Ire.) 

*       E-mail:

*       Address: 145 W. 200 N. #22, Salt Lake City,

Utah, 84103.  USA.

*       Tel: 801-322-1204


Fully Accredited Genealogist specializing in Irish Research.  Eleven years experience in private Professional Practice.  Office located one block away from the largest centralized Genealogical Repository in the world - The Family History Library.,
Send full name and postal address to receive Brochure/Service Schedule.

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Australian Researchers

*       Gary Baker

*       E-mail:

*       URL:


Gary Baker is an experienced Australian Researcher, covering all States as well as England, Wales and Scotland

*       Alistair Cameron A.A.G.R.A. 

*       E-Mail:

*       URL:

Alistair Cameron is a registered genealogist in Australia with a special interest in Scottish research. He is an LDS Family History Centre keyholder.

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New Zealand Researchers


*       Graham Sanders M.A.(Hons), MBA Senior Genealogist

*       PO Box 35-003, Christchurch 8030 NEW ZEALAND

*       Telephone: +64 21 261-2660

*       E-mail:

*       URL:

A New Zealand-based organization with extensive in-house resources and knowledge of both public and private resources in New Zealand.

*       Terry Dwyer

*       24 Disraeli Str, Hawera 4610 Taranaki, New Zealand.

*       Phone/Fax +64 6 278 7798

*       Email:


Terry Dwyer is a practicing genealogist and a member of the New Zealand Genealogical Society who is prepared to assist with all New Zealand Research

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Canadian Researchers

*       Legacy Family Tree Services 

*       James C. Anderson

*       Tel:  250-860-2300

*       email address:

*       URL:


*       Researcher specializing in Canadian family history.  Has 27 years genealogical research experience. 

*       All Canadian census records are available to with 1 mile of my home-based office

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