rs logoRelative Strangers is largely Kevin Brown plus other researchers brought in as specialists when necessary. We are about the business of uncovering details of the lives of lost people, ancestors known and unknown and making them known to those who care about them.


To bring quality training and research to ordinary people at competitive prices laced with fun and enjoyment. Relative Strangers seeks to help people to embrace those who made you you…


Kevin is experienced in a variety of fields including communityPicture2 development, church history, historical  studies, theology, and church ministry.  Our researchers are educated up to postgraduate levels holding degrees  from leading UK Universities and educational institutions. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Open University), a Master of Arts in Historical studies (Leicester University)and a postgraduate Bachelor of Divinity (Hons) in Theology and Religious Studies (Manchester University). He also holds a Professional graduate Certificate in Education (Post Compulsory Education & Training) from Huddersfield University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.

We work with the Workers’ Educational Association and other leading education providers to provide a range of courses in family history and related subjects.
We also offer a bespoke research service in genealogy and family and a range of packages catering for specific commissioned work.

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Recent comments on our service…

One student recently wrote about a course they had followed:

Enthusiasm and knowledge of the tutor has really helped to re-awaken my interest in family history. Very useful topics covered and a good mix for beginners and more advanced levels…” AG

A recent client wrote about a number of research projects they had commissioned:

Kevin was very helpful in his flexibility re. the pacing of the research we asked him to do – some gaps, then intensive case work in short time periods“. CN

She stated that our service was an excellent standard, kept her informed of progress, offered good information and guidance, excellent resources were used and we were very encouraging of the client and their project.

For more examples of delighted clients and students please see our Comments page. Please feel free to add your own helpful comments.

  1. Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) membership… Leave a reply
  2. Would you like us to research for you? Leave a reply
  3. Maurice Tate, possibly the greatest bowler of his era… 2 Replies
  4. Why not have a go for yourself? Leave a reply
  5. Awarded OUTSTANDING!!! Leave a reply
  6. The latest courses offered… Leave a reply
  7. Keep Calm & Carry On! Leave a reply
  8. Praise most gratefully received… Leave a reply
  9. Barnsley Making History: The Opening of the Experience Barnsley Leave a reply