Welcome to Ancestors Direct
We are passionate about helping you find your ancestors and we would love to tell your family story. If you want us to we offer a free consultation by telephone or through Skype or we can just do everything by email. If you can't find what you want on the website then please get in touch with us through our contacts page. We really want to ensure we get our service to you exactly as you need it. We can do all of the preliminary research through email if you prefer. The choice is yours. If you live outside the UK we will do all of your research by email and if you want we can chat by Skype to make sure we give you the best service possible.
Having a record of your family history makes a wonderful gift and is a legacy which can be handed down through the generations. A sample report and pedigree chart can be found on our 'genealogical packages' page.
At Ancestors Direct we deliver
High Quality Research
Carol Bannister is a qualified genealogist and the owner of the business. She has worked as a University senior lecturer and researcher. Carol has a MSc in Genealogical Studies from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and is currently a tutor on the MSc Genealogical Studies programme at the University of Strathclyde.
Carol is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and works to their 'Code of Ethics'. Your family information will not be used or shared with anyone and will remain confidential to you (see our code of practice in the 'about us' page). Carol is also a founder member of the Register of Qualified Genealogists (RQG).