With several years experience working in an archive and many more researching, Elizabeth loves nothing better than helping others to start or further their local and family history. Professional, and registered with the ICO, she is in a great position to offer you support with your own enquiry.

Elizabeth is a researcher, writer, tutor, speaker and workshop leader with special interests in smallpox vaccination and section 62 emigration. She is also the owner of the 'Walne' One Name Study.

Elizabeth Walne. Image courtesy Keiron Tovell and The Forum, Norwich.

Elizabeth Walne. Image courtesy Keiron Tovell and The Forum, Norwich.

Research / Publications

Elizabeth's most recent book is Secret Norwich. She has also authored Diss and District Through Time, Researching Your World War One Ancestors and other projects. She supported the research for The Moated Grange and has had articles published in national magazines. 

Her research


Elizabeth updates her blog quite regularly, ranging from new record sets for researchers, stories from her own enquiry, and photographs from visits to heritage sites and attractions. Follow her on twitter or subscribe to the RSS to be first to know when it's updated.

Her blog ›

Talks / Workshops

A regular speaker and workshop leader, Elizabeth can visit your community group to talk about a myriad of history and genealogy-related topics. Interested in smallpox? Starting to research your house history or family tree? Want something bespoke?

For community groups ›