I would thoroughly recommend Jo’s family history services. Being totally new to this sort of research, I needed guidance to work out what I wanted, and Jo very clearly outlined what could be achieved and uncovered. The depth of information was more than I expected, and the report delivered at the end was written to a high professional standard.
Why Choose Joanne Penn Genealogy?
Jo has almost 25 years’ experience working in genealogical and archival services, including 5 years working as an expert genealogist for Ancestry.com. Her experience of working in archives means she has knowledge of the lesser-known record sets that many genealogists overlook.
She is experienced in using DNA as a genealogical tool as well as all traditional methodologies of documentary research. Jo is an expert palaeographer able to read English handwriting from any era and has a basic working knowledge of medieval Latin.
Jo researches families throughout England and Wales and uses a network of tried and tested fellow genealogists to visit the archives in difficult to reach localities. She offers a full range of services from determining unknown parentage, to solving brick wall cases and researching family trees from scratch.