Bowsher, Liz


Bowsher, Liz

Researcher and Genealogist

  • Buildings/Locations research, Communities research, Individuals/Families research, Research, Writing
  • Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
  • Updated 1 week ago


Experienced professional researcher and genealogist, carrying out bespoke and professional family history research.  I have a particular interest in 18th and early 19th century research (pre-civil registration). People, their families and their place in history are fascinating and I bring my passion for research to every project.

Based in the historic city of Lichfield in Staffordshire, within easy reach of archives and record offices for Birmingham, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire and conveniently placed to visit a wide range of national and other archives. Providing clearly written reports, with genealogical charts and supporting information. Committed to providing the highest quality services.


  • 1985 - 2012
    Senior Civil Servant at Department of Health (England)
  • 2012-15
    Consultancy at Liz Bowsher Associates Ltd
  • 2015 to date
    Researcher and Genealogist at Self employed


  • 2017-18
    MSc in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies (Distinction) at University of Strathclyde
    Dissertation: What is the Value of the Equitable Life Assurance Society Archive for 1762 – 1835? A Genealogical and Demographic Study.
  • 1980-83
    LLB (Hons) at Wolverhampton University


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