We provide a full Research and Advice service in all matters relating to Family History. Jenny Carter David Carter There is no minimum or maximum charge for research undertaken, so please ask for whatever you want.
In addition to searches of our own extensive resources, we can carry out searches in these Record Offices: Somerset Record Office, Taunton. North Devon Record Office, Barnstaple. Devon Record Office, Exeter. Cornwall Record Office, Truro. We also have our unique Wiltshire Indexes, from which we can extract entries for you, at fixed rates.
Please click the links on the left for details of what is contained in these indexes and our charges for searching them. You may have read in the North Devon Gazette about our suprising discovery concerning a famous sea captain, Sir Richard Grenville.
For more details, please click here. Most of these are in a single index so that makes for comprehensive searching. Quaker births and deaths , c. Swindon Methodist Circuit baptisms , c. So we have many ways of helping you search for that elusive baptism. Marriage Index Fee Details: This fee includes all entries which match your details.
Please specify variant spellings of your chosen surname - these will be included in the search. If the number of matching entries in the index exceeds , we will provide a separate quote. We have produced the only complete Marriage Index for Wiltshire. Is your Marriage Index complete? Earliest marriages date from when Parish records began, and our Index goes up to with the start of Civil Registration. A few errors may have crept in, but we are always checking and correcting any mistakes that we find.
From what sources are your Marriages obtained? Traditional Parish Registers and BTs make up the majority of our , entries. But we do have entries from other sources: What information can be obtained from these marriage entries?
Generally all the information that is given in the records ie: Witnesses names are not included as part of these entries. How can I arrange for a search in the Wiltshire Marriage Index? See our sub-page for charges, or we will be happy to give you a quote. Payments can be made through PayPal, and searches will generally be undertaken and returned within hours. We always search for variant spellings but please let us know if you have any that we might not think of.
However, our Wiltshire Wills Index contains everything they have, Plus: Wills from to All PCC Wills relating to Wiltshire housed in the National Archives Unproven Wills which still contain helpful genealogical information Inquisitions Post Mortem s—s Just ask us for a complete Surname List, and this will tell you what documents are available from one comprehensive source.
After you have identified a Will — you will probably want a copy, and we can help you with this Wiltshire Wills are available in a variety of mediums, and sources. The Wiltshire Record Office is in the middle of scanning and making available for on-line download all their Probate Will collection. We offer to obtain copies of Wills as follows: By printing paper copies from the database at the Record Office - this will work out cheaper than a downloaded version.
From original documents at the Record Office - these can sometimes be photocopied, but we would recommend digital photography for better clarity. From Probate ledgers at the Record Office - the only way to copy these is with digital photography, as the ledgers will not go in the photocopier. From unproven wills in other sources in the Wiltshire Record Office - again we recommend digital photography for these. We will provide a separate quote if the number of entries in the index exceeds If you want to know what your ancestors did, and what other documents might contain information about them, this is the place to look.
This index has been built up over many years, and is still growing. It currently contains about , entries dating between to , with the personal names of Wiltshire people from numerous sources not included in our other indexes. A small sample list of sources is given below: