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writing Your Ancestors' Stories
just got easier...

Are You Looking To Transform Dry Dull Facts into Captivating Family History Stories That Everyone Will Want To Read? Then You’re In The Right Place. Share Incredible Stories With The Curious Descendants Club.

hmm...does this sound familiar?

Yes? Then you understand how hard it is

to get hands on practical advice and guidance.

That’s what inspired me to create

the Curious Descendants Club

I was fed up of seeing people struggle to find support that specifically catered for the

unique challenges we face when we write about real people living in the past. I wanted a place where you can:

Thankfully I have the solution…

Introducing the Curious Descendants Club

The Club is an exclusive community for family history lovers that want to write ancestral stories.

It's a membership with family history at it's heart.

It’s jam packed with detailed, practical lessons, challenges, and workbooks, covering everything from getting started, to adding historical detail, to mastering creative writing techniques.

And it’s got the best community in the whole world (ok I may be biased), but seriously the Curiosities are an incredibly friendly and supportive bunch!

The Curious Descendants Club will help you to...

Write Creatively

Finally enjoy writing by discovering your own unique story style and tone of voice. Find the freedom to write according to your own rules.

plot Wisely

Be proud of writing really engaging stories that others will want to read. Stories that take your readers on journeys into the past.

make friends

Meet other family historians just as passionate as you, who understand the challenges you face and are on hand to help.

Learn At Your Pace

Choose to take part in mini-challenges, longer challenges, workshops, co-working or all of the above. Flex according to your time constraints.

Time Travel

Explore history. Delve into historical research and learn how to harness the power of context to really get to know your ancestors better.

Be Inspired

Write whilst you research and gain a fresh perspective on your sources and searches. Spot gaps and inconsistencies in record time.

What makes the Curious Descendants Club special?


Created by a family history lover for family history lovers! The Club doesn't just offer lessons on how to write, it offers the perfect balance of writing help and family history tailored advice.

Learn By Doing

The Club is full of practical, hands on exercises and lessons. It's about flexing that writing muscle and learning by doing - not just listening to theory - which you know you'll forget!

Experienced Experts

I bring in a host of experts to provide you with lessons from the very best. From food historians, to lecturers at Birkbeck University, to published authors and beyond. Plus of course my own years of experience!


Progress at your own pace, free from course deadlines. Choose whether to attend workshops live or watch the recordings. Flex the offerings of the Club to your time constraints.

See behind the scenes....

Hey There, I'm Natalie and I Can't Wait To Help...

I’m a self confessed history geek, story lover and Mum of 3 living in the beautiful Somerset countryside in the UK. I started tracing my family tree when I was 18, whilst studying for a degree in English Lit. I told you I love stories, right!? I spent long nights devouring many classic novels. Stories by social commentators (like Charles Dickens) fuelled my interest in discovering the lives of my ancestors – and helped me to understand their world.

After Uni I had a career in Project Management, before embarking on Motherhood and the start of my genealogy business, offering research services. 

It was whilst helping other research their ancestors that I realised just how many people struggle to write their ancestors stories AND as my network of family history friends grew, I realised the huge benefits gained from working with others…thus the Curious Descendants Club was born.

All Members Get Full Access To ALL this and more:

Members Portal

Access everything from one super user friendly website.
Works on mobile devices too!

Live Workshops

Join live virtual workshops for interactive learning fun.
Delivered by a range of writing and history experts.

Beautiful Workbooks

Embed your learning with beautiful PDF workbooks.
These are designed to make you want to fill them out!


Grow with a community of family history lovers.
Share your thoughts, writing exercises and more.


Stay accountable with monthly co-working sessions.
Smash your goals with your accountability buddies.


Enjoy challenges designed to help you develop.
Writing is a muscle, you've got to flex it to grow it!

Club members are at the heart of everything...

Getting to know you (and your ancestors) better helps me to continue to deliver lessons and content that meets your needs. Your comments, and the discussions in the Community, help shape the courses created, workshops delivered and challenges provided. This is your membership, not mine!

The Club was built, tweaked and refined based on the feedback of family history lovers just as passionate about their ancestors’ stories as you.

Here's what people Are Saying About The Curious Descendants Club

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Get instant Access to
The Curious Descendants Club TODAY!

For the price of a takeaway each monthy you can enjoy…


Join now to take part in the upcoming live activities:


£ 30 (that's about $39) per month
  • Full Access to All Content - recorded and live
  • Regular new content and active community
  • Pause, Cancel or Upgrade to annual at any time


£ 250 (that's about $330) per year
  • Best Price
  • Full Access to All Content - recorded and live
  • Regular new content and active community

100% Hassle Free Satisfaction Guarantee

I’m sure you’ll love The Curious Descendants Club  just as much as I do. In fact, if for any reason you’re not completely satisfied, then let me know within 14 days for a monthly membership or 30 days for annual membership. I’ll issue a full refund. No questions asked. No ifs and buts. Requests for refunds must be made in writing via the ‘Support’ contact form within the Curious Descendants Club member’s portal or via email. Refunds will be made via PayPal. No hard feelings, we’ll part as friends and I’ll wish you all the best with your family history journey!

Frequently Asked Questions

There’s a lot going on in the Club, but you don’t have to do it all! One workshop alone is worth more than the cost of the monthly membership fee. With as little 4 hours a month you’ll be able to learning and practice your family history writing skills.

Currently events alternate between taking place at either 10am or 6pm London time. I’ve found this has worked for the vast majority of participants – there are Club members from Australia, New Zealand, East and West Coast USA and Alaska!

This membership is best for people that are passionate about their ancestors’ stories – and those that really want to understand their ancestors’ lives by exploring the time and place within which they lived. It doesn’t matter if you are a genealogy beginner, an expert or somewhere in between. It doesn’t matter if you have never written a thing or if you have published a book. So long as you are care about your ancestors’ stories and want to practice your writing skills, then this is the Club for you.

Yes! The Club makes a perfect gift for the family history lover in your life. I can issue gift certificates to give you something visual to hand over to your gift recipient. Click here to get in touch.

You can cancel within 14 days and request a full refund. No questions asked. Refund requests must be made in writing either via the Support contact form within the Members Portal or by emailing natalie@genealogystories.co.uk. Refunds will be made via PayPal.

This is a one time offer and upon cancelling you will be removed from the Club.

You can cancel your monthly membership at any time. Your access will be retained until the end of your monthly period – after this date access to the membership will be removed. You can also pause your membership and resume at any time.

Yes you can manage your subscription directly from your account in the membership portal.

Yes. I can issue you an invoice and you can pay by bank transfer. As spaces are limited payment must be made within 3 days to secure a space. Contact me here to request an invoice.

Access to our 3 existing 2 hour workshops and their workbooks is provided straight away along with existing challenges and all the community features.

A minimum of 1 live workshop a month and 1 co-working session is planned between now and August 2022. But this really is the minimum you can expect to enjoy!

Cancelled members can continue to access content until their membership renewal date – one year after their joining date. After this cancelled members will be removed from the Members Portal and will no longer have access to the Club or any of it’s benefits and content.

I don’t currently offer a free trial but you can see this behind the scenes video to help you decide whether the membership is for you. I also provide a 14 day satisfaction guarantee (see above).