Ancestral Deeds Research & Transcription
Kristina  Bedford
115E Victoria Way
England SE7 7NX
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Ancestral Deeds Research & Transcription    Kristina Bedford

UK Genealogy Service specialising in the Late Mediæval, Tudor & Stuart periods

B.A.(Hons.), M.A., with publications in Theatre & Local History

Professional Memberships:
Member of A.G.R.A. (Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives); Member of the Society of Genealogists and The Association of Professional Genealogists (not in themselves a professional qualification); Member of the Guild of One Name Studies, with a registered O.N.S. of the surname Bedford (+ variants Bedforth & Byford); Full Member of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain since 1990

Repositories Visited:
Include the British Library, London Family History Centre, London Metropolitan Archives, National Archives at Kew, National Portrait Gallery, and the Society of Genealogists' Library

Fields Covered:
Genealogy & Family History, Theatre History, Local History, Biographical & Literary Research; Transcription of Early English Documents; Transcription with Translation of Mediæval French & Latin; Research from the Original French; Digital Photography of Documents, Gravestones, and Historic/Ancestral Locations

Full Research Assignments, Targeted Look-Ups, Transcription, Editorial Work & Customised Gifts, all undertaken on a pre-agreed hourly basis, including
Detailed Genealogy & Family History Research
Charts & Summaries
Traditional Family Trees
Tailored Relationship Charts
Deed Calendars
Analytic Diagrams
Palæography -- Transcription & Translation of documents running from the Middle Ages to the Present (including Wills and Administrations, Title Deeds, Manorial Records, Ancient Petitions, etc.), in early English, French & Latin
Manuscript Editing & Proof-Reading

Fees by Hourly Rate:
£20 per hour for Research, Report-Writing & Editorial Services
£20 per hour for Transcription of Early English Documents
£30 per hour for coherent literal translation of Mediæval French & Latin, including corresponding line-by-line transcription of the original, with full expansion of abbreviations