Professional family and house history research

Bucks Research was established by experienced professional genealogist and house historian Cathy Soughton. Cathy provides a reliable and efficient family history and house history service for the counties of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire.  She is also a frequent visitor to the National Archives at Kew.  If you think you have ancestors who once lived in one of these counties, are interested in having a house history undertaken or need a general historical researcher then Cathy can :-

• Carry out research from a quick record check to a full family history report
• Provide professional advice if you don’t know where to start or have hit that brick wall
• Supply photocopies or digital images of documents held at record offices
• Supply a range of family tree packages and gift vouchers
• Trace the history of your house to determine when it may have been built and who lived there in the past
• Research historical documents and extrapolate relevant information


As an experienced professional and qualified family historian and house historian Cathy has the knowledge and experience to carry out your requests. Her thorough knowledge of the various sources available and familiarity with the local area means that you can rely on receiving an expeditious and cost effective service.

Please browse around the website to find out more details about the services which are available.

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