Archive Researcher for national archives

TNA Record Specialisms

The list below gives some idea of The National Archives records that I will research on your behalf. However, it is not exhaustive and merely reflects the most popular subjects.

Please contact me if you want me to search other areas or are an author or from the media. Be assured I will only take on your commission if I am confident of my expertise in that area.

  • Army: service and campaign records (principally WW 1 & WW 2 war diaries)
  • Army: regimental musters & pay lists
  • Royal Navy: service records
  • Royal Navy: ship’s musters & pay lists
  • Royal Navy: operational records & ship’s logs
  • Royal Marines: service records and operational records
  • Royal Air Force 1918-1928, Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Flying Corps, service records
  • Royal Air Force Operational records
  • Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteers, Sea Fencibles service records and musters & pay lists
  • Medals & Awards
  • Court Martial Records
  • Prisoners of War & Civilian Internees
  • War Crimes
    Merchant Seamen: service records
  • Merchant Seamen : Masters, Mates & Engineers service records
  • Merchant Navy: crew lists & agreements and ship’s logs
  • Railway Staff Records
  • Coastguard
  • Customs & Excise
  • Metropolitan Police and Royal Irish Constabulary
  • Immigrants: (including naturalization & denization records)
  • Passenger lists
  • Criminals: including Assize & Old Bailey records, prison & transportation registers
  • Foreign Office (including WW 2 Control Commission for Germany)
  • Colonial & Dominions Office