Dr Kate Sherry BSc (Joint Hons) PhD AGRA Associate

Dr Kate Sherry

Ancestor Trail is a friendly and professional genealogy and family history research service specialising in 18th - 20th century sources from the UK and Ireland.  Research services include bespoke research and problem solving, family history books (ideal as a gift), transcription of old documents, biographies of individual ancestors and record look ups in Lancashire and West Yorkshire Archives.  Projects of all sizes are welcomed.

I have been researching family history for over 10 years and have graduated with a distinction in Family History Skills and Strategies (Advanced) from Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd and the Society of Genealogists.

Prior to researching family history I had a 10 year career in scientific research and communication following on from a PhD in chemistry at the University of Nottingham, England.  As a consequence, I developed excellent research, analytical and communication skills which are easily transferred into researching family history.

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Contact Dr Kate Sherry

Telephone: 01200 445775

Mobile: 07970 786180

Email: kate.sherry@ancestortrail.co.uk

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Stable Barn
BD23 3JT

I always wanted to find out about my British family tree and despite all that's on the Internet it wasn't so easy. Kate did a thorough and well priced piece of research which was a pleasure to review and study and I can thoroughly recommend her services


Paul Nelson, Australia

Dr. Kate Sherry provided high quality research and documentation.  Her work was professional, fully documented and delivered on time.  I've worked with many researchers tracking my European roots and would recommend Dr. Sherry to friends and family.


John C. Washington, DC, USA

Kate initially explained the various processes for tracing ancestors, her fees and general timescales, this gave me a clear understanding of what to expect. 
She then set to work by taking my initial attempt to greater detail, reliability and further into the past whilst always keeping me updated with her progress. Kate has done a brilliant job with the research and I received the first stage report last week. I am particularly impressed with the amount of detail in her report, even including “future research” options and additional salient background information on social history.

It leaves me little more than to say I highly recommend Dr Kate Sherry’s services and that I have already engaged her for stage 2!

Alex Daintree-Blackshaw, England

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