Genealogical Research

 

 

The Genealogical Research Services offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services are available to clients all over the world. Research Services contracts are offered in two distinct options: Ready Packages or Custom made to fit the needs of each client concerning the goals and the number of hours contracted.

Following this request, you must provide the information you have regarding past research about the Ancestor or Ancestors, with a summary of the information and any legible documents accompanied by the source citations. Research begins once Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services as received the following items:

  • Two copies of the Research Services contract signed and initialised;
  • All legible supporting documents accompanied by the source citations and a summary of the information;
  • The retainer.

Genealogical Research Services Include (Package and Custom)

  • Review and Analysis of information provided by client
  • Formulation of work plan
  • Research and analysis
  • Written report of findings, including negative findings
  • Recommendations for future research
  • Copies of documents found
  • Transcripts, abstracts or extracts for documents for which photocopies are not authorized under copyright or contract rights only.

If you wish to obtain Transcriptions, Abstractions and Translations for the documents, please refer to the appropriate service.

*4 hours minimum contract: $200

*Additional hourly rate: $50 (calculated by increments of 15 minutes)

Research time:

Research time also includes short distance travel, telephone and email consultations with and for the client. Negative findings and unsuccessful searches are charged.

*Reimbursable Additional Expenses:

Postage, photocopies, parking, long-distance telephone calls and faxes, computer charges, microfilm rental, and any other incidental expenses and out of pocket expenses; (shall be charged accordingly as described in an itemized bill)

Travel expenses: with Genealogist’s vehicle at the rate authorized by Quebec Revenue: $0.54 per km 

Database subscription fees for clients

*Other expenses for long distance travel and/or overnight includes transportation, lodging and meals shall be discussed accordingly.

 

Disclaimer

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services can make no guarantee regarding information, if any, may be found or what conclusion may be drawn from it. You understand and agree that Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services cannot predict if record has been created or not, or did not survive for a specific individual. Furthermore, you understand and agree that we cannot predict if said existing record has been relocated or is not part of the logical collection or set of records. You further understand and agree that we cannot predict in advance the time needed to find information or prove facts or relationships, and that the risk of non-discovery, or of discoveries contrary to those desired, is on you, not on Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services.

Ready Packages

The Curious Package is built for those who wish to begin an exploratory genealogical research on their ancestor or ancestors. The package includes:

  • 10 hours of Research and Analysis
  • Rate of $500.

Not included:

  • Reimbursable Additional Expenses
  • Transcriptions, Abstractions and Translations for the documents

Clients who previously purchased a research analysis service through Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services and wish to proceed with the recommendations, the 10 hours will be dedicated to research only. The Research hours can be used to establishing direct blood line, mainly through the use of Census Records, Civil Registration and Parish Registries. If blood line is already established using the appropriate Records, research hours can be used to proceed towards an in-depth research on the Ancestors, using other Records such as Land, Probate, Court, Military, Business, and many more as available.

The Curious Package also includes

  • Review and Analysis of information provided by client
  • Formulation of work plan
  • Research and analysis
  • Written report of findings, including negative findings
  • Recommendations for future research
  • Copies of documents found
  • Transcripts, abstracts or extracts for documents for which photocopies are not authorized under copyright or contract rights only.

The Explorer Package is built for those who wish to go a little deeper in an exploratory genealogical research on their ancestor or ancestors. The package includes:

  • 20 hours of Research and Analysis
  • Rate of $1000.

Not included:

  • Additional Expenses
  • Transcriptions, Abstractions and Translations for the documents

Clients who previously purchased a research analysis service through Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services and wish to proceed with the recommendations, the 20 hours will be dedicated to research only. The Research hours can be used to establishing direct blood line, mainly through the use of Census Records, Civil Registration and Parish Registries. If blood line is already established using the appropriate Records, research hours can be used to proceed towards an in-depth research on the Ancestors, using other Records such as Land, Probate, Court, Military, Business, and many more as available.

The Explorer Package includes

  • Review and Analysis of information provided by client
  • Formulation of work plan
  • Research and analysis
  • Written report of findings, including negative findings
  • Recommendations for future research
  • Copies of documents found
  • Transcripts, abstracts or extracts for documents for which photocopies are not authorized under copyright or contract rights only.

The Perseverant Package is built for those who wish to go a little more in depth in the genealogical research on their ancestors and expand to several generations. The package includes:

  • 50 hours of Research and Analysis
  • Rate of $2,500.

Not included:

  • Additional Expenses
  • Transcriptions, Abstractions and Translations for the documents

Clients who previously purchased a research analysis service through Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services and wish to proceed with the recommendations, the 50 hours will be dedicated to research only. The Research hours can be used to establishing direct blood line, mainly through the use of Census Records, Civil Registration and Parish Registries. If blood line is already established using the appropriate Records, research hours can be used to proceed towards an in-depth research on the Ancestors, using other Records such as Land, Probate, Court, Military, Business, and many more as available.

The Perseverant Package includes

  • Review and Analysis of information provided by client
  • Formulation of work plan
  • Research and analysis
  • Written report of findings, including negative findings
  • Recommendations for future research
  • Copies of documents found
  • Transcripts, abstracts or extracts for documents for which photocopies are not authorized under copyright or contract rights only.
  • Pedigree chart
  • Family Tree chart

The Family Package is built for those who wish to go a little more in depth in the genealogical research on their ancestors and expand to several generations. The package includes:

  • 100 hours of Research and Analysis
  • Rate of $5,000.

Not included:

  • Additional Expenses
  • Transcriptions, Abstractions and Translations for the documents

Clients who previously purchased a research analysis service through Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services and wish to proceed with the recommendations, the 50 hours will be dedicated to research only. The Research hours can be used to establishing direct blood line, mainly through the use of Census Records, Civil Registration and Parish Registries. If blood line is already established using the appropriate Records, research hours can be used to proceed towards an in-depth research on the Ancestors, using other Records such as Land, Probate, Court, Military, Business, and many more as available.

The Family Package includes

  • Review and Analysis of information provided by client
  • Formulation of work plan
  • Research and analysis
  • Written report of findings, including negative findings
  • Recommendations for future research
  • Copies of documents found
  • Transcripts, abstracts or extracts for documents for which photocopies are not authorized under copyright or contract rights only.
  • Translations for documents only available in French
  • Binder
  • Pedigree chart
  • Family Tree chart

Custom Research Services

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services offers custom Genealogical Research Services for who the Genealogical Research Services Packages do not meet there needs.

*No discount applied for Genealogical Research Services contracted for 100 hours or less.