Dec 27, 2021
Simon Guerrier is a Huguenot descendant and we talk about his ancestors and how he discovered them. Ranging from fan painters and clothiers to dock workers and cattle traders in Kent and London.
Dec 17, 2021
In just over a year I have recorded 30 episodes of the Journeys into Genealogy podcast. In this short review I reflect upon some of my favourite moments including Irish names, Pumpie the Elephant and looking into military history and Dunkirk and give you some insights into interviews planned for 2022.
Nov 24, 2021
Natalie Pithers runs the Curious Descendants Club where she helps people write interesting and entertaining stories and blogs about their family history. We talk about her own family stories including talking about illegitimate ancestors, one name studies, adding historical context to stories and more. Plus tips for...
Nov 11, 2021
Antony Marr, a former deputy registrar, shares lots of tips and information about birth, marriage and death registrations in England and Wales including why sometimes there are two registrations for the same event and why you need to reregister children if you marry after they are born. Plus mentioning some of the...
Oct 31, 2021
Fiona Fitzsimons talks about why Irish family history research can be difficult and gives lots of sources which you can use for your own research. Including Valuation Office records, the censuses that do exist, Petty Sessions, Chancery records, newspaper records and much more. Plus tips on Irish names and the language...