Archives & Heirlooms

Your family history is the most valuable and most enduring gift to future generations.

History can never be lost, but it can be forgotten. It is the old documents, stories, images, and heirlooms which guarantee yours is not forgotten.. Providing you keep them safe.`

We help you do that, ensuring that digital copies of your most valued family heirlooms are safely recorded for future generations.

Personal Attention and Ongoing Help

We take the time to listen, research and help you document your family history for you and future generations to enjoy.

Families are always changing and evolving – They are your heritage, and your gift to those who follow. We take pride in working with you to learn how your ancestors lived and worked. We help you to collect the documents to bring the past to life, and we specialise in creating personalised web sites to present your family story.


“Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories.”
 

What is Included

  • Collect & Catalogue

    We help you to collect and catalogue your precious family documents, images and heirlooms

  • Keep in Context

    Your family memories are much more valuable when linked to those who made them. We help you to keep everything together for future generations.

  • Save New Memories

    Your family is constantly making new memories. We help you save them for your children’s grand children.


Our Services


Family History

We research your family history using contemporary records and other sources.

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Social History

Put your family history into the context of the local and social history of where they lived.

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Your Web Site

We build your web site to document your family story and share it with your wider family.

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Archives

We help organise your heirloom documents, and maintain your history up to date.

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“What a relief to have your help and guidance.

We simply didn’t know what to do with all those photographs and the family papers. Now we know everything is safe and easy to find for all our family. Thank you.”

Some quotes for use wherever

“Life is lived forwards, but understood backwards.”
“Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories.”
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”
“When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.”
“You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.”
“A Stumbling Block or a Stepping Stone”
“Home is where you hang your memories.”
“We cannot destroy family: our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.”
“When we die we become ‘stories’ in the minds of other people.”
“Shake your family tree and watch the nuts fall!”
“Any family tree produces some lemons, some nuts and a few bad apples.”
“Trees without roots fall over.”
“How will we know it’s us without our past?”
“You don’t stumble upon your heritage. It’s there, just waiting to be explored and shared.”
“Think about what there is to learn from your heritage, good and bad, and about what you want to cultivate and not cultivate.”
“We are who we are because they were who they were…”