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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 28, 2021

Have you considered doing a DNA test? If you have then listen to this podcast. Award winning author and journalist, Libby Copeland,  explains how DNA tests work, which one is best and what you need to consider and do before you take the test. She shares some of the stories from her book "The Lost Family: How DNA testing...

Jan 20, 2021

Amanda runs a family business, Tilia Publishing, and has published her grandfather Sir Harold Harding's autobiography. In this episode we discuss inherited research, publishing a memoir, dissenting religions including the Sandemanians, and the importance of fact checking.

Jan 14, 2021

Ken Toll is a former President of the Guild of One Name Studies. He shares some of his expertise and gives us tips for starting our own one name studies.  And if you don't know what a one name study is then please listen to the podcast! It's a very useful way to record some of your family history. 

Jan 7, 2021

Jacqui Larsson is an expert on diamonds and other precious stones. She can create a brand new personalised piece of jewellery for you. Or she can repurpose an inherited family heirloom. In this conversation she shares stories and tips on what to do with your inherited jewellery and how to look after it.