Beacon Genealogical & Heraldic Research
Tunesi of Liongam
Genealogist and Researcher in Archives
John J. Tunesi of Liongam is a genealogist and researcher in archives with some twenty years experience specializing in genealogical research throughout the British Isles and has wide knowledge of record offices and archives on both a national and local level.
He was a research assistant at the College of Arms in London between 1987 and 1996 and he is, therefore, able to give advice upon heraldry, particularly from a British point of view. He is also undertakes research within the archives of the Corporation of the City of London and those of the City’s Livery Companies - the ancient guilds of the City.
John is a Member of the Court of Assistants, Freeman and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Scriveners of the City of London and a Freeman of the City of London. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and a Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, as well as being a member of other genealogical and heraldic societies.
As Head of the Territorial House of Tunesi of Liongam and Heritable Proprietor of the Island of Liongam in the Western Isles of Scotland, he is particularly interested in the heraldry and genealogies of the families that are found along the western seaboard of Scotland.
In his spare time he is an officer in the Training Branch of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.