Genealogical Researchers


Based in Herne Bay, Kent, Harvey Data Services is run by Alan Harvey, a fully-qualified I.H.G.S. Record Agent in Genealogy with over twenty years professional experience. We tend to specialise in national (London) and Kent research, though we have also undertaken contracts involving investigations at archives in Essex, Suffolk, Sussex, Devon, Cornwall, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northumberland, Somerset, Wiltshire, Scotland, Wales (the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth, Carmarthenshire and Monmouthshire/Gwent), the Channel Islands (Jersey), Gibraltar and Northern Ireland (PRONI).

One of our main specialities is tracing grandparental ancestries from throughout the British Isles for those wishing to obtain UK Ancestry Visas, and we also specialise in armed forces research.

Rates are competitive, and references from satisfied clients from around the world can be given on request.

Archives visited regularly include :-

The National Archives (formerly the Public Records Office), Kew; the Society of Genealogists (Member); Canterbury Cathedral Archives (Dean & Chapter); the Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone; Medway Studies Centre, Strood; the Guildhall Library in the City of London; the London Metropolitan Archives (formerly the Greater London Archives) and the Essex Records Office, Chelmsford.

A minimum deposit of £100.00 is required for all new contracts - thereafter payments may be of any amount.


For more information e-mail : H.D.S. or ‘phone 01227-371502 or 07711188430