Make a request
We can undertake most types of research, including family history, local history, or the history of a business, house or building.
Research requests need to be as specific as possible. For example, we can't help with a request about 'the Wilson family of Manchester' or 'the economic growth of Manchester', but we can help if you ask for information on John Wilson, born c.1855 in Ardwick, or ask for information about a particular Manchester company.
Before you request and pay for a search:
- see the types of research we offer, and
- check to see if we have the information you need by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you've checked we have what you're looking for, you can: