Appointments and Memberships



Society of Antiquaries
2019 to present:  Fellow 
British Association of Local History
2017 to present:  Trustee 
National Archives User Group.  
2011 to 2015: representative for the Map Room users, particularly those who specialise in medieval and early modern records.
AGRA South West Group
2014 to 2018: co-ordinator for the group

Community of Specialist Researchers at TNA
2012 to present: co-ordinator for the group
Wincanton & Disctrict & Museum Society
2017 to present: Secretary 


  • Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives AGRA
  • Friends of the National Archives 
  • Society of Genealogists
  • British Association for Local History
  • Somerset and Dorset Family History Society
  • Wiltshire Family History Society
  • Somerset Record Society
  • Somerset & Dorset Notes and Queries

TV Appearances:

Who Do You Think You Are TV series: 
Aug 2015 - TV appearance helping Derek Jacobi to understand a Chancery record