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Journeys into Genealogy podcast

Welcome to the Journeys into Genealogy podcast.

I'm Emma Cox and I've setup this podcast to help anyone interested in finding more about their ancestors.

Topics and Interviews include:

  • Tips for getting started with researching your family history
  • Recording stories
  • Researching in archives
  • The benefits of joining a local family history society
  • The Huguenot Society
  • The Huguenots of Spitalfields charity
  • Reading old handwriting and interpreting wills
  • DNA testing and what you need to be aware of
  • One Name Studies
  • Writing your family‚Äôs story
  • Online resources including Ancestry and the British Newspaper Archive
  • The Mayflower Voyages of the 1620s
  • Inherited emotions
  • Dealing with inherited family trauma

If there is a particular topic you would like to hear more about or a person you would like me to interview please email

I am looking forward to our journeys together.

Bye for now


Feb 22, 2021

Helen Tovey explains why rabbit holes can be useful when researching your family tree, how Family Tree Magazine got started, how it has changed over the decades and who it is aimed at. We talk about why she setup the Family Tree Study Club and much more. Plus the chance to buy the March 2021 digital edition of Family...

Feb 10, 2021

Stories are powerful, they connect the past with the present and bring our family to life. Storyteller Sas Huntwood explains why we need to record stories and gives us tips on how to get started.

Feb 4, 2021

Charlie de Wet setup the Huguenots of Spitalfields charity several years ago and is one of the leading experts on Huguenots in the UK. In our discussion we cover how and why the Huguenots came to England from France and Holland (they were the original refugees), what they did when they got here and how they are...