The Trenchard Partnership is a husband and wife team with a wide range of experience in family history research.
Mike Trenchard started researching his own family in the 1960s when original census books could be handled. His research has taken him to record repositories in London and to many county record offices. In the 1980s he found that his research took him to the College of Arms where the family he is descended from are registered from the 13th century. Mike has registered a continuation of the pedigree at the College to his current family. Mike has been included in the approved Independent Researcher List for the National Archives in the UK. He has also been included in the approved Research Agent List for the British Library, Asian and African Collections dealing primarily with the records of the East India Company and the India Office. Mike used to own a company specialising in association management where attention to detail was all important.
In addition to the specialities shown on this page, the Partnership are able to carry out research on most genealogical topics using records from the majority of counties in England and Wales.
We charge for research on an hourly basis plus expenses which include the cost of certificates and travel. We recommend that initially you commission us for a set number of hours after which we will report back to you together with suggestions for future research. Carrying out research in stages can be beneficial as it can keep costs in check.
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"I am absolutely thrilled with what you have sent me and cannot thank you enough for your excellent research services. One very happy customer!"
Mrs J.S. - Rutland, UK
"I would like to say that I am delighted with the research you are doing for me, and very happy that I chose your name from the list provided by the British Library."
Dr. L.R., Adelaide, Australia
"A prompt, professional and efficient service. Mike has provided us with a substantial quantity of high quality information that we simply would not have found on our own and his knowledge of the various archival information stores has proved invaluable. We now have some good options for the direction of further research into these particular ancestors and would have no hesitation in recommending the Trenchard Partnership for assisting with family history research".
Mr C.G. - Christchurch, New Zealand