Ask the Experts Week with AGRA, 20 – 25 July
Join us every day from Monday 20 July to Saturday 25 July 2020 at 1pm (BST) as we ask six professional genealogists and members of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA) to tackle your family history queries. From missing birth records to DNA tips, don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts as you watch them in action!
To book a professional genealogist to help you with your family history, visit agra.org.uk.
Sharon Grant helps three family historians in search of missing birth records
Join Sarah Williams, editor of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine as she discusses three reader brick walls with AGRA Chair and genealogist Sharon Grant, at 1pm on Monday 20 July 2020.
Antony Marr shares some tips with readers on hunting down missing civil records
Join AGRA genealogist Antony Marr as he helps three readers with their brick walls at 1pm on Tuesday 21 July 2020.
Antony was a former deputy registrar and is now a professional genealogist with a special interest in civil registration. He can be contacted via his company Chalfont Research.
Gill Thomas helps a reader stuck with a Welsh brick wall
Join AGRA genealogist Gill Thomas at 1pm on Wednesday 22 July as she helps a reader who is searching for a baptism record for his Welsh ancestor.
With bases in London and West Wales, Gill Thomas specialises in both Welsh research and the Home Counties. You can find out more about her at Who What Where Family History Services.
Simon Fowler helps three readers researching military ancestors
Join AGRA genealogist and military specialist Simon Fowler at 1pm on Thursday 23 July as he tackles three queries sent in by readers.
Based near The National Archives (TNA), Simon has many years of research experience at TNA and other archives in London and the South East. He can be contacted via his website: The History Man
Carol Ann Kerry-Green helps three readers looking for elusive ancestors
Join AGRA genealogist Carol Kerry-Green at 1pm on Friday 24 July as she helps three readers who have hit brick walls in their research.
Based in Hull, Carol specialises in Yorkshire research as well as Durham, Cumbria, Lancashire and Lincolnshire. You can contact her via the AGRA website.
Mike Sharpe shares some advice including DNA tips for three readers
Join AGRA genealogist Mike Sharpe at 1pm on Saturday 25 July as he helps three readers with their family history research.
Mike runs Writing the Past which offers both research writing services for those who would like their family's story told.