Paul is a former UK police officer with background in murder investigations. During his service he was seconded to the FBI National Academy in Virginia where he graduated with a diploma in International Law Enforcement. Paul now spends his time researching British historical murders and lecturing.
A long-time member of the GOONS and Trustee of the Society of Genealogists, John has been a genealogist for over 30 years. He has lectured for over 10 years, including at WDYTYA exhibitions and has written frequently for FTM and many other journals.
She is an amateur family historian researching for nearly 40 years. She continues the family tradition of recording family details started by this branch of her ancestors in the early 19th century. She is also interested in Garden History and Military History (particularly World War One).
Teacher and historian from Newsell in north-east Herts. Tom has been giving entertaining talks on many topics of history for many years in this area and much further afield.
A Postgrad. Certificates in Genealogy and Researching House History; also Training and Development, Robert has extensive experience of family history research.
A New Zealander with English, Scottish and Irish ancestry. Many of her family were NZ pioneers. Member of ISOGG, GOONS, NZSoG. Currently works in the Technology Industry as a Global Business Operations Manager, mostly in the Cloud Technology Professionally an Accountant but worked mostly in IT Management during career.
Doctor of Railway Studies at the University of York and National Railway Museum's "Institute of Railway Studies and Transport History", David specialises in Victorian railway management between 1870 and 1914.
No original documents/material available but may be ordered (see HALS website) for later research in weekly open hours. Staff from HALS also on hand to advise. Parking available. Refreshments available.Available from 2–4pm.
A police officer in London for 30 years now has second career in Genealogy and Family History Research. Qualified with Universities Strathclyde and Greenwich. Council member of AGRAC. Chair of AGRA board of assessors. Member and regular visitor to Society of Genealogists. Deputy Registrar in Bucks. dealing with all aspects of B,M,D essential in tracing living or missing relatives.
Heather teaches local history from Cert. to Masters level at the ICE Madingley Hall, Cambridge and at Oxford University DCE Covering everyday life in Tudor and Stuart England, her main interests are social unrest and discord in early-modern communities.
John & Janet Pearson
Janet and John have been researching their own families for over 40 years — even BC (before computer). They have also served on the committee of HFHS since 1991 and each has given talks on general and specific ancestor studies.