Professional Genealogist, Family Historian, Social Historian, Archives Researcher
Simon Kirkpatrick, QG, FRSA
Based in the Channel Islands, my areas of interest are the records of Guernsey, Jersey, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
I specialise in locating old records which are relevant to genealogy and social history. My recent focus has been on the very rarely accessed Ecclesiastical records dating from 1559 to 1662.
- Church records
- Family histories
- French handwriting
- Latin handwriting
- Pre 1837 records
2017 to ....
PhD Researcher - from Sep 2017 at University of Dundee
Researching for a PhD in Ecclesiastical History.
2013 to 2016
MLitt, Family & Local History at University of Dundee
Modules: Scots palaeography, English palaeography, Latin Palaeography, Scots Sources, English Sources, House History, Ecclesiastical Archives. Dissertation: ‘The Manuscripts of the Discipline Ecclesiastique: Social Incidents before the Guernsey Consistories and Colloquy.’
2015 to 2017
Palaeography Summer School at University of London, School of Advanced Study, Institute of English Studies
Palaeography (Latin, Anglo-Saxon, Welsh), Codicology, Reading and editing Renaissance manuscripts, Insular scripts to AD 900, Pre-Norman British & Irish Psalters.