London Ancestry Tour

London, founded by the Romans two millennia ago, has always been a melting pot of cultures and traditions. Throughout the centuries, waves of diverse peoples from all corners of the globe have migrated to this vibrant metropolis, contributing to its prosperity and shaping its unique identity. Now is your chance to embark on an extraordinary journey through time with a London Ancestry Tour, guided by a knowledgeable and passionate London Blue Badge Tourist Guide. Together, you’ll delve into the rich tapestry of London’s history, tracing the footsteps of your ancestors who once called this remarkable city home.

These are highly tailor-made tours which you can discuss with your London Blue Badge Tourist Guide who will create an itinerary that helps you to retrace your family’s London past. These tours can include the following:

  • A visit to the churches where your ancestors were baptised or married
  • Walk down the street and neighbourhood where your family lived, played and went to school
  • Visit the cemetery where your ancestors are interred. Headstones often list the names and dates of birth and death of the deceased, as well as other information such as their occupation or place of origin
  • Visits to key archive locations such as the British Library which holds a newspaper collection of over 34,000 titles dating from 1619
  • Explore relevant place names connected to your family
  • Learn about the life and times of your family’s contemporaries as you explore your personal history.

Please discuss your family history with your guide in advance in as much detail as possible so that your ancestry tour meets your requirements.

 

 

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If you require a guide with a private car to conduct your tour please tick above. This will send your request to one of our driver guides who are UK licensed, registered and insured.

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