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An organisation is only as good as its component parts and fortunately we have some top people supporting our Business.

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  Andy Robson 

Andy is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years experience and a wealth of genealogical knowledge. Originally a Chartered Engineer by profession, he has worked as a presenter and trainer for many years and is also a published author.


Andy is an Associate of AGRA (Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives), the professional body for genealogy in England and Wales, a member of The Society of Genealogists, a member of the Newcastle & Durham Family History Society and a member of the Society of Antiquaries, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

As an Associate of AGRA he abides by their professional Code of Practice and Ethics.


To read the AGRA Code of Practice and Ethics in full, click here.

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  Deborah Ismay  

Deb runs the administrative side of the Business leaving Andy free to deal with the 'interesting' stuff. She has a Masters in Business Administraton, and has worked at very senior management levels in various organisations. I suppose Deb is Your Family Historian's Business Manager, but we just call her The Boss.


  Rebecca Collacott  

Becki has a degree in Marketing and Media. She designed the Your Family Historian website and handles the Business's presence on social media. Becki is a partner in Nobis Design, who create and design websites for a variety of businesses and people.


  Thomas Hetherington  

Tom is a graduate in Media Production and looks after Your Family Historian's publicity and IT. He has most recently been involved in documentary production and helping to create an educational business in India. Tom is the other half of Nobis Design with Becki.

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