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Wessex Researcher

Research and Escorted Visits – Charges                                                                                                                               Correct as at 6th March 2021 – fixed for 12 months

If you are interested in having research carried out, or an escorted visit to an area in the West Country, we may be able to help.

Escorted visits Charges – Itinary Preparation £30 per hour – then £250.00 per day plus Private Hire Vehicle at cost – will vary dependent on location of area to be visited – contact me for a quotation – If overnight stays are involved Accomodation Charges would be an additional charge – Note; if travelling from overseas, airport collection can be arranged if required.  We are based in Frome, Somerset.

We can take photographs at Churches and Cemeteries.  –  Charges – Travel – 45p per mile – £15 per hour – digital copies of photographs emailed – No Charge

We can research records held in Taunton, (Somerset), Chippenham (Wiltshire), Dorchester (Dorset), Bristol (Most of Gloucestershire)

These are in easy reach and can be visited and research carried out on a daily basis.  Charges:  Travel – 45p  per mile Daily Rate: £200.00

Research at Exeter (Devon Records), Gloucester (Other Gloucestershire Records), Winchester (Hampshire Records) Truro (Cornwall Records Office)

Visits to these Offices would entail at least one overnight stay and Rail Travel. Charges: Expenses at Cost and Daily Rate £250.00

Before visiting any Records Office, pre-planning to verify Records required are available/ordered etc – Pre-planning charges £30 per hour

Contact Jim – wessexresearcher @

Prices correct at 1 Oct 2020 – Guaranteed for 12 months