These recommended genealogy podcasts cover a wide range of different subjects related to family history research. If you have any suggestions to add please let me know.

UK based podcasts

Tracing your Roots – This is a BBC podcast from 2010-11. It covers lots of different locations including “Radicals and Revolutionaries” and “Objects and Heirlooms”.

Amateur Family History Podcast – available on Apple. Over 20 episodes covering UK research.

Family Tree Magazine podcast – publishing for over 10 years and 140 episodes available.

The National Archives have lots of podcasts available, mainly based around making the best use of their records.

AGRA (Association of Genealogy Researchers in Archives) run a family history question time – listeners can submit questions beforehand.

Twice Removed with Natalie Pithers. History and Genealogy stories and more

The Really Useful Podcast from the Family History Federation – a monthly podcast launched in Sept 2021.


Irish Roots Cafe – a weekly podcast covering Irish family history

US based podcasts

The Genealogy Guys – US based genealogy.

Genealogy Gems – by Lisa Louise Cooke. Monthly episodes. By the same person who does the Family Tree Magazine podcast.

Genealogy Gold – available via iTunes. Short and ‘bite sized’ episodes and over 100 recorded to date.

My History have just launched their own podcast in March 2022

Canadian podcasts

Discover Library and Archives Canada podcast by the Canadian Library and Archives covers the lives of some well known Canadians.


Essential Genealogist Podcast – research in Australia and more.