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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


Jan 27, 2022

A wide ranging discussion on the England and Wales censuses including why and when they began, what information was recorded, what enumerators did and much more. Did you know the 1939 register is not officially a census? Find out what it was used for any why it was taken. 

Jan 5, 2022

A fascinating discussion on how early 18th century towns worked, politics, religions, who were the local leaders and why, with Jon Rosebank, author of Partisan Politics and host of the History Cafe podcast. We talk about Plymouth, Tiverton, Taunton, Totnes, Dartford and several others over the late seventeenth and...