I am a genealogist and record agent located in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.  As well as researching in Ballarat and the surrounding area, I research in Melbourne and in Canberra.

Using a range of materials, both paper and digital, I provide relevant, well-sourced information that answers clients' questions in a professional, cost-effective and timely manner.

I have a Graduate Diploma in Local and Applied History (UNE, 1999) and a Master of Letters (Australian History) (UNE, 2001).

I deal directly with family history researchers, and I have also provided professional services through ancestry.com’s ExpertConnect service, completing 96 projects, with an average 5-star rating, the maximum.

I am a member of the Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agentsand hence I am bound by its Code of Ethics

Recent News

  • Recent testimonial I do appreciate positive feedback. I just received these kind words from a fellow APG member “I have to say I’m quite impressed.  What a terrific job you’ve ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2018, 11:15 AM by Anne Young
  • Sometimes DNA is the only way to go back Some times the only way I believe to build your tree further back is through autosomal DNA testing.Your DNA and that of your cousins is in a sense another ...
    Posted Oct 23, 2017, 12:37 PM by Anne Young
  • My own family history I blog about my own family history at ayfamilyhistory.com.
    Posted Oct 23, 2017, 12:33 PM by Anne Young
  • Ballarat Goldfields ancestry If you have ancestry in Australia before World War Two it has been said that there is a one in ten chance you had an ancestor on the Ballarat Goldfield ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2012, 6:26 PM by Anne Young
  • Now in Ballarat but still travelling to Canberra I have moved to Ballarat and will be researching both here and in Melbourne.  I will still be making frequent trips to Canberra to continue research there.
    Posted Aug 4, 2011, 8:30 PM by Anne Young
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