Once you have commissioned your research, professional genealogy company, Heir Line, can offer you three unique and fantastic ways to display your family history, each containing a wealth of information about your direct and indirect ancestors:
1. Family History Reports, presented in springback folders. These come as part of any of our four research packages at no extra cost. Additional copies of the report, in the name of anybody mentioned within the family tree, are available to purchase, and make fantastic gifts. They cost £75 each.
2. Unique hand-bound, gold-embossed Storybooks, containing everything within the standard report and more! Each personalised, hand made copy costs £195, plus the cost of your chosen research package.
3. Beautiful family trees, printed on large paper, ready to be framed. These start from £65, plus the cost of your chosen research package.
When you order one of our research packages, your ancestry will be recorded in a highly detailed and informative report, containing a wealth of information about your ancestors. This report comes with accompanying family tree diagrams, and highlights the key facts from your ancestry as it charts your ancestors back through the generations.
Watch our Storybook showcase video, below, to view the product!
PULL-OUT A3 FAMILY TREE(S)
A stylish pull-out family tree, showing your direct ancestors, features at the front of your Storybook to help get you started!
YOUR FAMILY HISTORY REPORT
A full and thorough statistical report telling the story of your ancestors. This includes the following sections:
An introduction to your family history report, which outlines all the notable events that happened in your ancestors’ lives.
Paternal and/or maternal family trees which show the names of your direct relations.
DIRECT AND INDIRECT RELATIONS
A detailed explanation of who your direct and indirect ancestors were.
FAMILY TREE CHARTS
Bite-size family tree charts, broken down into easy-to-digest family groups.
What your ancestors did for a living will be included within the report. You will also receive an alphabetical list of all the job titles in your family history and the years in which your ancestors were working.
Exact postal addresses of your ancestors (if these have been recorded) will be included.
A detailed explanation showing how the recipient of the book is related to everybody in their family tree.
If we discover any noteworthy lifestories - such as old newspaper reports featuring your ancestors - these will be included in your Storybook.
INDEX OF INDIVIDUALS
An index of all the people researched, including reference numbers so they can be followed throughout the report.
INDEX OF PLACES
An alphabetical list of the places that were important to your ancestors. Also included are the names of the churches where baptisms, marriages and burials took place (providing these records are available to us).
TIMELINE OF DATES
A chronological index of the dates of notable events that occurred in your family history.
If you are able to provide copies, we will print up to ten family photographs and include captions underneath explaining who is in each picture.
TRANSCRIPTIONS OF WILLS
If your ancestors were wealthy, they may have written a Last Will and Testament. These are often fascinating documents, revealing all sorts of information about their lives, their closest relatives, and, of course, their most treasured possessions.
A3 PULL-OUT MAPS
Where did your ancestors live? It may be possible to trace historic maps showing the streets, the towns, and cities where your ancestors once lived. Do these streets still exist, or has the landscape changed in the past decades?
Please note: copies of wills and maps incur small additional charges for purchasing the documents.
Available in ‘This Is Your Life’ Red
Authentic Olde-World Brown
Or your favourite colour!
If you have ordered one of our research packages then you may wish to upgrade your standard Family History Report to a beautiful, hand-bound, hardback Storybook instead.
Complete with your name in gold embossed lettering on the front and spine, the Storybook contains everything in the standard report, plus much more information, as outlined on the right.
“I am so delighted with the Storybook!!! It looks amazing and you have done such a fantastic job! Thank you so much for all your hard work! I am really looking forward to reading it as I know my parents are too.”
- Ms. Maria Jones, International Opera Singer.
“I can’t believe how much my dad loves your report. He’s now planning to go to the places his ancestors were buried to find their gravestones!! Cheerful!”
- Ms. Helen Talbot, Oulton, West Yorkshire.
"Thank you very much for the Family History Report you made for me. It has been worth every penny, believe me, and is the best Christmas present I have ever received."
- Mrs. Giles, Hull.
"Outstanding services you provide. I have never seen anything so detailed and have learnt so much more about my family history ... what you have achieved for me, is beyond anything i could have hoped for. Thank you. This has so far been an extraordinary ride for me and I appreciate your knowledge in this field."
- Mr. Foster, France.
Your report is a personalised overview of your ancestry (based on the chosen research package) and includes:
• An introduction to your family history, and full family trees
• Pedigree charts, showing your direct ancestors
• A detailed overview of the lives of your ancestors - where they lived, who the married, what they did for a living, etc.
• Bite-sized family tree charts
• An index of occupations
• Relationship paths, explaining how you are related to everyone in the family tree
• An index of individuals
• An index of places - i.e. the towns, cities and villages where your ancestors lived
• A timeline of important dates and anniversaries in your ancestry
• Detailed biographical notes, highlighting some of the fascinating stories we discover about individual ancestors
A perfect gift to treasure!
The whole is printed and presented in a neat springback folder, embossed with gold lettering on the front, as shown above. The folders come in a variety of colours and can contain many pages of research, depending on the chosen package. The folders can be opened up so that additional research to be added at a later date.
We keep all of your research on file so that personalised copies, in the name of any other family members, are available to purchase upon request at a later date. These cost £75 each. They make unique family history gifts and keepsakes which can be passed down for future generations to enjoy.
These beautiful books are an ideal way to document your family’s history, and can be read and enjoyed for generations to come, making them perfect family heirlooms or special gifts.
Your research will be kept on file, should other members of your family like to order their own personalised copy of the Storybook. They make ideal gifts for loved ones who are passionate about genealogy, and provide a thrilling experience for all the family to share!
"The [family history book] has arrived and it looks great. Thank you again for your professional and efficient service. I will have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone who is interested in finding out about their ancestry. Amazing job, I know that my mum and all the family will be as excited and fascinated as I have been. I know this will mean so much to my mum. Can't wait to take the time to read it all at leisure to take in all the information."
- Ms. Karen Kedzierski, Bradford.
"Thank you Michael, you are doing a great job and it is nice to see there are still people out there that do things thoroughly and professionally, your work is a credit to you."
- Mrs. A., Australia.
"Michael, we've been on this journey for a while now ... and both you and Caroline are Professionals in the proper sense of the word, in connection with your Genealogical Work/Business and Careers. That expertise is worth paying for. It is also valued by many others, not just myself. I definitely know how hard you work and I've never ever had any need to push you for anything ... Far from it, you always add value to everything you send me and what we discuss day in day out."
- Mr. Laycock, Huddersfield.
"What can I say? [The family history report] is AMAZING! The picture of the gravestone is truly a big plus. I cannot thank you enough for the incredible work you have provided. It's truly wonderful and undoubtedly one of the best gifts I have ever offered to anyone. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!"
- Ms. Lefevre, France.
"I just want to say thankyou for your hard work I am absolutely delighted with everything and it is certainly a talking point with everyone I speak to."
- Mrs. Barbara Stormont, North Yorkshire.
"Thank you for what is a great piece of work in putting our family tree together. Very impressed by the depth and detail you have gone to and produced. It is a remarkable and thoroughly professional piece of work."
- Mr. and Mrs. Jowett, North Yorkshire.
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