Benefits Of Membership


Have your expertise and experience recognised as an accredited genealogist; AGRA has been established since 1968 and membership shows you meet its recognised high standards.

New Commissions

Gain new clients from being listed in our Directory; our web site is widely visited. Both Members and Associates benefit from a mini web page including a link to their own website.


AGRA has a number of local network groups across England and Wales, offering an opportunity to get to know and learn from like-minded professionals. Meetings tend to be held quarterly.


Both Members and Associates receive our bi-monthly newsletter.

Professional Development:

  • AGRA has a structured CPD (Continuing Professional Development) programme for the benefit of both Members and Associates including study days and visits to archives. See the News & Events section for details.
  • In conjunction with Pharos Tutors we offer a tailored course "Professional Genealogist: Become one - Become a better one" which will assist Members and Associates in the development of their research business and professional expertise. AGRA Members and Associates receive a discount on this course.


  • AGRA Members and Associates get the benefit of discounted genealogy goods and software through My History.
  • AGRA have an arrangement with Hammond PI Consultants, a leading specialist PI broker, who offer a dedicated facility for their Professional Indemnity insurance and related insurance packages to Members and Associates.

Recent Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates (Members only)

AGRA is authorised by the General Register Office to enable special ordering of birth and death certificates from within the last 50 years.

Please read the Guidance Notes before beginning your Application.

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