Bowsher, Liz


Bowsher, Liz

Researcher and Genealogist

  • Buildings/Locations research, Communities research, Individuals/Families research, Probate/People Tracing research, Research, Writing
  • Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
  • Updated 3 weeks ago


After a career in the Department of Health and as a senior civil servant, Liz became a genealogist and historical researcher, and she enjoys bringing historical research to life.  She completed the MSc in Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde in 2018.  She recently registered two One Name Studies.

Based in the Midlands Liz has access to local and national archives.  Research interests include family history in general, house and local history.






  • 1985 - 2012
    Senior Civil Servant at Department of Health (England)
  • 2012-15
    Consultancy at Liz Bowsher Associates Ltd
  • Jan 2017 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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