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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


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.