DSC04005Michala has been a professional genealogist for the past fifteen years. Eight years ago she set up her own genealogy company called Unearth the Past. In that time she completed family trees for a variety of people from teachers to Hollywood film stars. Michala was one of the first genealogists in the UK to promote Ancestry’s use of DNA to unearth more about a person’s past. She has appeared on BBC’s Heir Hunters as well as Who Do You Think You Are?


Latest Genealogy News

** Michala will be giving a talk at RootsTech London for Ancestry UK in October – for tickets click here **

**In August 2019, Michala starts work on an exciting project with fellow genealogist Brad Argent for Ancestry UK – more details will be announced soon**

Michala has given many talks on family history, including the sell-out talk she gave with historian and broadcaster Professor Michael Wood in 2019.


Also in 2019, Michala started working with the Manchester Histories on their Peterloo Descendants Project. The project is aimed at getting people to research their own family history to see if they have an ancestor that attended the Peterloo Massacre.

A break from filming the Peterloo Descendants documentary with Dan, Trish and filmmaker Matt. 


Michala has written articles for genealogy magazines such as Who Do You Think You Are and have given family history talks for companies such as Find My Past, McCarthy and Stone and the British Newspaper Archive.