Following the letter of the law

Posted in Case Histories, For Relatives, For Solicitors

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One of our promises to our clients is that we will always act ethically and lawfully. Among other things, this means that we never charge for birth, marriage and death certificates. It also means that, as a matter of policy, we check and double check our research results to make sure that estates pass to the correct beneficiaries. At Anglia Research, arriving at a legally sound outcome takes precedence over our own financial interests. In this article, Philip Turvey discusses a case that illustrates this principle.

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Passchendaele: stories from the battlefield

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As the centenary of Passchendaele, the Third Battle of Ypres, was commemorated at Tyne Cot cemetery in Flanders on 31 July, staff at Anglia Research looked back at their own family histories and remembered ancestors who died in the battle.

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The face of the father he never knew

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Thanks to the work of Anglia Research’s Sam Watkin, a great grandfather living in Australia finally has a photograph of the father he never knew. In this article, Sam explains how she came to trace the family of 85-year-old Bert Palin.

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Research skills matter

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In this article, case manager Hannah Cooper discusses the importance of research skills and looks at one case that demonstrates that if you work methodically, search widely and refuse to give up, you will eventually arrive at the truth.

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Anglia Research joins the Association of Probate Researchers

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Anglia Research has joined the Association of Probate Researchers (APR) – an organisation that we believe represents the first serious attempt to bring independent regulation into an unregulated industry.

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