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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 is upending who we are", the good and bad surprises people discovered after their tests. We discuss genetic genealogy and how it helps find missing people and how DNA is not who you are.