Historian for hire!

Just a little reminder that I’m available for helping out with any of the following:

  • Family history research – Ordering and interpreting birth, marriage and death certificates; drawing up family trees; overcoming those little snags in your family history!
  • Military history research – researching and interpreting individuals service records; war diary look ups; medal winners; casualties; Prisoners of War
  • Archive and library research – particularly in the Portsmouth/Hampshire/West Sussex area; also London, such as the National Archives, Imperial War Museum, British Library etc.
  • Talks and lectures, workshops, etc. – I can give talks to any local history group, which can be tailored to the audience. Also workshops etc.
  • Researching and writing articles and other publications – I have previously written articles for Britain at War Magazine
  • Researching and writing text for Exhibitions – I have previously written text for display at the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth

And absolutely anything else that you can think of, to do with history! Contact me to discuss what I can do, rates etc.

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14 responses to “Historian for hire!

  1. John Erickson

    Yes, but do you do windows?

  2. Edna Cahill

    Sounds interesting for those of us stuck with difficult aspects of family history – what are you thinking of charging?
    Edna (IOW)

    • James Daly

      Hi Edna, I’m not too sure about charges yet. Obviously it depends on what is involved. And I would probably be looking at charging individuals a lot less for doing their family history than if a Museum wanted me to write text for displays. I need to look at the going rate that other researchers charge and come up with a scale of charges.

      • Edna Cahill

        Apologies; have not been back to this site till now. Thanks; I am well started but am having difficulties on maternal side. Will try to keep in touch.

        Edna

        • James Daly

          Hi Edna, feel free to email me if there are any little niggles I might be able to help with, its surprising how much family history you can do from the comfort of your own home!

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