Ancestry UK


If you are thinking of contacting me, PLEASE read the information below first as it may very well answer your enquiry.
I'm not involved with any children's organisations or homes, so cannot help with offers of donations of toys etc. to such homes. Try the Yellow Pages (or Equally, I cannot deal with any bequests to former or present-day children's organisations. There may be information elsewhere on this site to enable you to identify the relevant organisation, which may have changed its name from that specified in the bequest.
If you have a query or problem relating to your family history research, please see the Help! page for advice. I'm afraid I'm not able to help with individual family history detective work.
Any information I have on the surviving records for a particular home is given towards the end of its web page.
If you are interested in re-using material from this site please see the Help! page.
If you are interested in my giving a talk to your group, see my Talks information.
To support the work of this web site, please visit the donations page.
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Thank you for your interest.
Peter Higginbotham