Kirkpatrick, Simon


Kirkpatrick, Simon

Professional Genealogist, Family Historian, Social Historian, Archives Researcher

  • Individuals/Families research
  • Guernsey, Jersey, Channel Islands
  • Updated 5 years ago


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.


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