My rate for research is £25 per hour for research. (Please note that there is an additional charge of £15 a day for my entry to ScotlandsPeople Centre/National Records of Scotland, due to changes in their costs to users.)
[My rate for speciality research at other archives, such as Glasgow City Archives/Glasgow University etc is £28 per hour.]
If travel must be taken to other locations outwith Edinburgh, this may necessitate further expenses. I will inform clients before I proceed with this, however.
If copies of certificates or other documents are required, these will charged for separately. (At the moment, it is
not possible to print off certificates at Scotlandspeople Centre due to changes made during Covid restrictions.) The time taken for the commission will include time for
research, time for report writing and time to compile a basic family tree.
The number of hours for the commission will be agreed with the client prior to any work being undertaken and estimates can be given on request. I do have a minimum charge for 2 hours, ie £50.
Please contact me for further details about the presentation package.
A deposit will be requested from any new client.
Please note if paying by Paypal, it is important that the full amount must be paid, with the relevant comission fee being paid by the client before money is
sent. (This necessitates an additional 5% of the required amount to be added on before being sent.)
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