Welcome

…to the Journeys into Genealogy podcast. There are over 70 episodes covering a wide range of topics.

You will find lots of interesting interviews with people sharing stories about their family histories, experts who can help with research, specialist advice for looking after objects and much more…

Scroll down the episodes displayed or click on Search Episodes. There are links to listen via Apple, Spotify, Pocket Casts and TuneIn at the top and other podcast apps below.


Please also visit Journeys into Genealogy on Substack where you will find additional content such as extra interviews not available elsewhere, interview transcriptions and other resources.

Some content is for paid subscribers only.


Episodes

These are grouped together by type. Find the one you are interested in shown in the list above or use one of the podcast hosts/apps shown below.

Genealogy Tips

  • Researching Migration in Australia with Ruth Graham
  • The Gentleman’s Magazine with Julian Pooley
  • Researching Jamaican Ancestors with Wendy Aris
  • Researching Ancestors in Australia with Ruth Graham
  • Preserving the Past with Melissa Kitchen
  • Pryor Wives with Vanessa Wood
  • Researching New Zealand ancestors with Sarah Hewitt
  • East Surrey Family History Society with Hilary Blanford
  • Researching ancestors in South Africa with Natalie da Silva
  • Storytelling with Bridget Badoe McQuick
  • Dead Fred with Joe Bott
  • Genealogy fun with Sindi Terrien
  • ProjectKin with Barbara Tien
  • The Family History Federation with Ian Waller
  • The Surname Society with Kirsty Gray
  • Researching in archives with Maxine Willett
  • English trade, merchants and bankers with Perry Gauci
  • German Handwriting and migration with Claudia Strachan
  • DNA Painter with Jonny Perl
  • Researching Female Ancestors with Emma Jolly
  • Researching Occupations with Sophie Kay
  • Researching Welsh ancestors with Gill Thomas
  • Researching Italian ancestors with Julie Goucher
  • Researching theatre ancestors with Mish Holman
  • Researching aristocratic ancestors with Anthony Adolph
  • Heirloom Hunting with Chelsey Brown
  • House Histories with Melanie Backe-Hansen
  • Cemeteries and Graveyards with Celia Heritage
  • Paul Chiddicks on “Dear Paul” and family history, heirlooms and more
  • Genealogy training with Karen Cummings of Pharos Tutors
  • Scrapbooking – recording and bringing your ancestors to life with Jeanne Pope
  • David Rigby and the SOE in India with James Rigby
  • Stories of Yorkshire with Natasha Houseman
  • Storyfile – turning videos into conversations with Heather Smith
  • Census records with Dave Annal
  • Reading old handwriting and wills with Kerry Baldwin
  • Birth, marriage and death registrations with Antony Marr
  • The benefits of joining a family history society with Ivor Normand of the Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society
  • DNA testing with author US Libby Copeland
  • One Name Studies with Ken Toll
  • Tips to help you write your own family story with Kath Kirkland and Sas Huntwood (2 episodes)
  • An interview with Helen Tovey, editor of Family Tree Magazine
  • Organizing your research with Carole McCulloch
  • Breaking through brick walls with Mary Evans

Caring for objects

  • Clothes and our ancestors with Steph Wood, exhibition curator at the V&A Museum in London
  • Conserving books and photographs with Anne Bancroft, Senior Conservator at the V&A Museum in London
  • Children’s toys with Will Newton, Curator at the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood (part of the V&A Museum) in London
  • Hats and Millinery with Joanna Zara
  • Heirloom Jewellery with Jacqui Larsson

Places and People

  • Wayward Girls with Stephanie O’Connell
  • Angel Meadow with Dean Kirby
  • “Unravelled” with Fanny Mills
  • Researching Cornish family history and the Cornish disapora with Lesley Trotter
  • Researching ancestors in British India with Mike Trenchard
  • “Buried Secrets” with Anne Hanson – 19/20th century USA
  • The Walloons with Sandra Robinson
  • “The Muse of Freedom” – 17th century France
  • “A Few Forgotten Women” project
  • Researching Italian ancestors with Julie Goucher
  • A DNA story and a non-parent event (NPE) with Lezlee Liljenberg
  • 19th century Scottish photographer William Hunter by his descendant (and fellow photographer) Karen Sawyer
  • The Beresford Family and Bedgebury Park with Neville Gallagher
  • Maps with Chris Fleet of the National Library of Scotland
  • Yorkshire – Nidderdale valleys and family stories with Natasha Houseman
  • Fletton, brickmaking and one place studies with Sadie McMullion
  • 18th century politics and local towns with Jon Rosebank
  • Researching Irish ancestors with Fiona Fitzsimons of Eneclanne.ie
  • Huguenot ancestry with Simon Guerrier
  • Exploring the history of Southwark Park in London with Pat Kingwell of the Southwark Park 1869 Association
  • The Huguenots of Spitalfields with Charlie de Wet
  • Military history with Graham Bandy
  • Intergenerational trauma with Kimberly June
  • Anna White’s adoption story
  • Finding GI fathers with Catherine Hughes
  • The Royal Houses of Europe with Jacques Arnold
  • Researching in Scotland with Chris Paton
  • Touring European WWI and WWII sites with Sophie Shrubsole.

Where to listen?

The podcast is available via the following apps

RSS Feed is https://emmacox.libsyn.com/rss

If you have any suggestions for future topics/potential interviewees please use the Contact Us page to send your suggestions.

We are always looking for more interesting stories related to family history plus tips and hints on how to improve your research and help with problems people may be experiencing.