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Research your HOME

You may think you already know everything about the history of your house and who lived there – but what treasures did they leave behind that remain hidden underfoot?

Harold Peacock uses his archaeology, genealogy and history research skills, experience and cutting edge technology to carefully metal detect and recover lost artefacts. He then researches the people behind those items to add an additional, tactile dimension to your history.

Click here to see the 1890s Colonial history discovered at Jai and Ravi’s house
And here for the 1878 discovery that pre-dated the 1891 house where it was found


You may have an old item given to you by your grandparents, or purchased from a second-hand shop. Sometimes there’s a great historical story to uncover relating to exactly your item.

Harold Peacock uses his research skills to uncover the history and genealogy about your treasured item.

Click here for the amazing story of 7 men, 4 wars, 2 bravery medals, and 1 DNA discovery revealed by Brad’s WW2 rifle

PUBLISH the story

Everything that Harold uncovers can be published here at History Out There. You can ALSO have your story produced in beautiful book form for you share with your family, friends, and others can even buy in perpetuity.

Harold’s proven skills give you the confidence that there is history out there and he’ll find it for you.

  • Accredited holder of Construction Induction White Card for access to building sites
  • Member of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland
  • Undergraduate degree with a double-major in Journalism and further university studies in History, Archaeology, and Genealogy.