|Name Nick Barratt|
|Education King's College London|
|Books The Family Detective, Tracing the history of your house, Greater London: The Story, Lost Voices from the Titanic: T, Researching Your Family Hi|
Reality show Who Do You Think You Are?
Identity and roots in the digital age nick barratt at tedxkingscollegelondon
Nicholas David Barratt (born 16 May 1970) is an English genealogist. He is best known as genealogical consultant for series 1 to 4 of the BBC show Who Do You Think You Are?. Barratt is the CEO of Sticks Research Agency and personal heritage site Nations Memory Bank. He also presents Live the Dream: As Seen on TV with Melissa Porter.
- Identity and roots in the digital age nick barratt at tedxkingscollegelondon
- Nick barratt on the titanic anniversary house history and genealogy at rootstech 2012
- Published works
Nick barratt on the titanic anniversary house history and genealogy at rootstech 2012
He was educated at Hampton School, and took a PhD in history from King's College London, before completing his PhD in state finance and fiscal history also from King's College London. He then worked at the Public Record Office, now The National Archives, from 1996-2000 before leaving to work as a specialist researcher at the BBC, whilst establishing Sticks Research Agency. He is also CEO of Nations Memory Bank and advisor at Digital Estate Corporation. He is currently involved in the project the Family History Show, a genealogy video magazine.
Barratt has made numerous TV appearances, and his credits include House Detectives, Invasion, Omnibus and the BAFTA-nominated Seven Wonders of the Industrial World. Since 2002, he has moved into presenting, History Mysteries, Hidden House History and So You Think You’re Royal on television, and Tracing Your Roots for Radio 4. He also presented the research strands for BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? DVD.
Other works include numerous academic articles and volumes on medieval history. He writes a weekly column for The Daily Telegraph and is a regular contributor to various family history magazines.