Case Managers

Find out more about our case managers, researchers, or associates who have contacted you directly, or are dealing with your case, here.

Case Managers

Accreditations

We employ more accredited genealogists and legally qualified staff than any other UK probate research company. These members of staff are all governed by the strict rules of their accrediting or regulating body.

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Recruitment

We are keen to hear from people who believe their transferable skills will enable them to enter the exciting world of probate genealogy and who possess the abilities and qualities that differentiate Anglia Research from ‘heir hunters’.

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Our Team Members

We are proud of each and every member our team and you can find out more about each of our colleagues below.

Through combining each individual’s expertise and skills we have created a diverse and creative team who are able to quickly and efficiently deal with the most complex of enquires. For information about our case managers and other staff who deal directly with beneficiaries, please visit the case managers’ page.

Staff

Matthew Boardman, BSc (Hons)

Case Director

I can’t pinpoint one area of genealogy that interests me more than others. I genuinely enjoy the whole lot. However, I like the challenge of starting a new case with

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Hannah Horton, BA (Hons)

Deputy Case Director

When I was a teenager my grandmother encouraged me to research our family tree. I soon came to love searching through the census collections and birth, marriage and death records.

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Carolyn Felgate, BSc (Hons)

Private Client Manger

I enjoy the flexibility of the work I do, the fact that you never know where a case is going to lead and being in a position to spark an

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Paul Tilston

Case Manager

Paul joined Anglia Research with over 20 years of experience in the probate research industry. With his considerable knowledge of the southern counties and keen eye for the finer details

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Sam Watkin, BA (Hons) PGDip Gen

Senior and European Case Manager

I love my job with Anglia Research. It puts my degree and my post grad diploma to such good use. I find it fascinating tracking individual lives against the backdrop

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Matthew Stewart, BA (Hons)

Case Manager

A graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, Matthew worked in sales and marketing in the exhibition and conference industry for over a decade, assisting clients with events projects throughout the UK,

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Oliver Howard, BA (Hons)

Case Manager

I enjoy the mental challenge of the more difficult cases – the cases that require visits to local register offices, data sets that we wouldn’t normally use and a bit of

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Rachel Knock

Case Manager

I have been with Anglia Research for over a decade and watched it expand over the years. We have a really good work force who all get on well with

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Alec Rigby, BSc (Hons)

Case Manager

Alec graduated in 2012 and after a couple of years working in local government settled upon his vocation as a probate genealogist. Five years later, in 2019, he joined Anglia

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Alex Horrod

Case Manager

I like talking to beneficiaries and listening to their family stories, particularly people who have migrated overseas – they often enjoy hearing a British accent and talking about their past. I

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Carl Bargh

Case Manager

Working for Anglia Research really is a dream come true. I have a keen interest in ancestry and genealogy, having researched my own family tree over recent years. This fascination,

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Christopher Ferry, BA (Hons)

Case Manager

There are two main aspects to my job. The first is meeting the problem-solving challenge of putting together an accurate family tree as fast as possible from just a name

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Dr Lisa Hill, BA (Hons) MA PhD

West Indies Research Manager and Training Consultant

Lisa joined Anglia Research in 2007. Originally from California, now residing in England, she comes from a strong research background, having worked as a research analyst of the California commercial property market, a freelance researcher of copyright law, and studied for a PhD in Literature at the University of Essex.

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Georgia Lightbody, CertHE

Case Manager

When dealing with beneficiaries, I aim to make the process as easy and accessible as possible. I very much enjoy speaking with people from all walks of life and hearing

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Lily Fagan BSc (Hons)

Case Manager

Lily is a 2020 Zoology BSc graduate from the University of Sussex, also holding a History Foundation degree from Goldsmiths, University of London. Lily has recently begun her career in

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Samuel Prentice BA (Hons) MA

Case Manager

Sam joined the Southport office in early 2022 after the completion of his MA. Sam’s BA was in Classical Studies at Newcastle University, and his MA was in Classics and Ancient

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Kadean Vendryes, JP

Caribbean Associate

I thoroughly enjoy trying to solve the mystery of each case, which always has a unique story. On the one hand, it’s sad to have to inform relatives that the

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Matthew Worrall, BA (Hons) MA (Hons)

Case Manager

Matthew joined the Anglia Research team in 2021 from a background in insurance and communications. He is a skilled researcher with a keen investigative mind. Matthew particularly enjoys engaging with

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