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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


May 13, 2021

Steph Wood is the co-curator of the Mary Quant exhibition setup at the V&A Museum in London and now travelling around the world. We discuss clothes, fashion, styling, how clothes can help date a photograph and how clothes reflect trends and empower people. Steph shares some of the personal stories from the Mary Quant...

May 5, 2021

Anne Bancroft is a Senior Book and Paper Conservator at the V&A Museum in London. We discuss when to wear gloves when handling objects, what to do with books, papers and photographs you have inherited and how to ensure they are cared for appropriately and Anne has lots of tips to help you with your own objects.