Welcome to the Journeys into Genealogy podcast.

Each episode will be around 30-40 minutes (and some will be shorter).

I will be interviewing other genealogy experts, sharing research tips, sharing stories, telling client stories and much more.

Episodes are broadcast twice (possibly three times) per month.

Topics and Interviews include:

  • Tips for getting started – listen to Kath Kirkland for tips on getting started with writing your story – Nov 2020 (35 mins)
  • Heirloom jewellery – listen to Jacqui Larsson for tips on what to do with your jewellery and how to look after it – Jan 2021 (39 mins)
  • Children’s toys
  • Finding and recording family stories – listen to Sas Huntwood – Feb 2021 (35 mins)
  • What to do with inherited research
  • Visiting local archives
  • Family History Magazine – a conversation with editor Helen Tovey – Feb 2021 (33 mins)
  • What’s available in the National Archives and the British Library
  • The benefits of joining a local family history society
  • The Huguenot Society
  • The Huguenots of Spitalfields – who they were and how they are still influencing society today – listen to Charlie de Wet – Feb 2021 (41 mins)
  • Reading old handwriting – listen to Kerry Baldwin – Nov 2020 (39 mins)
  • DNA – what can you discover and what should you consider before you take a test – listen to Libby Copeland – Jan 2021 (41 mins)
  • One Name Studies – listen to Ken Toll to find out more about one name studies – Jan 2021 (47 minutes)
  • Online resources including Ancestry and the British Newspaper Archive
  • The Mayflower Voyages of the 1620s
  • Inherited emotions
  • Inter-generational trauma

If you are interested in being a guest and sharing your expertise or stories please contact me.

It is available here:

Or check out some of the episodes in the player:

A conversation with Helen Tovey of Family Tree Magazine Journeys into Genealogy podcast

Helen Tovey explains why rabbit holes can be useful when researching your family tree, how Family Tree Magazine got started, how it has changed over the decades and who it is aimed at. We talk about why she setup the Family Tree Study Club and much more. Plus the chance to buy the March 2021 digital edition of Family Tree Magazine for just 99p.
  1. A conversation with Helen Tovey of Family Tree Magazine
  2. Stories: a conversation with storyteller Sas Huntwood
  3. A conversation with Charlie de Wet of the Huguenots of Spitalfields
  4. An interview with Libby Copeland about DNA testing
  5. A conversation with author and publisher Amanda Davey
  6. A conversation with Ken Toll of the Guild of One Name Studies
  7. A conversation with Jacqui Larsson – gemmologist and diamond specialist
  8. A conversation with Kerry Baldwin, expert in old handwriting and wills
  9. An Interview with author Kath Kirkland
  10. A conversation with Jane Muddle – funeral celebrant