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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


Aug 26, 2021

How organized is your family history research? Have you recorded any family stories? Carole McCulloch shares some of the tools and systems she used to record her own family history and to create the genealogy courses she runs. 

Aug 18, 2021

Find out more about battlefield tours and how you can discover where your ancestor fought, and possibly died, in this podcast episode. Sophie and her team will take you on a tour following your ancestors footsteps in WWI and WWII in France, The Netherlands and Belgium. Plus tips on which resources to use to start...

Aug 5, 2021

Writer, tutor and genealogist Chris Paton shares his expertise on how to research your Scottish ancestors including which are his top resources, how to search using wildcards, sharing your research online and what is and isn't available online.