Genus Ancestral Research is run by Margaret Lewis, a professional genealogist based in Kent in south-east England.

Margaret has appeared in and researched several episodes of the BBC series ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ and ‘The Hairy Biker’s Restoration Road Trip’ as well as the ITV programme ‘Secrets of the Workhouse’ with Fern Britton. Recent clients include the ‘Harry Potter’ film director David Yates, and Si King, one half of the well known TV chefs ‘The Hairy Bikers’. Margaret has most recently been seen giving bad news to Sue Perkins about her impoverished ancestors on BBC1, in series 19 of ‘Who Do You Think You Are’.

Thank you for visiting this website. Margaret is happy to undertake a complete family history or a small individual search. If you cannot find the information you need on the website, or want to discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact Margaret by post, telephone or email.