Family History Research Service

Unlock the stories of your ancestors – when and where they lived, their families and their lives.

We offer free computer access including ancestry and findmypast library editions. On Tuesdays and Fridays our volunteer family history researchers offer a free service, helping you to trace your ancestors; whether you’re a beginner or have reached a stumbling block in your research, this service is for you! To book a session with our volunteers call us on 01244 972115 or email If you cant get in on those days don’t worry, we can still help with your research by email or phone and again this is a free service.

We also have images of Chester, trade directories, books and maps to help with your search.