…to the Journeys into Genealogy podcast

Here 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, Google and Spotify at the top and other podcast apps below.


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

  • 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

  • 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.