Genealogy podcast covering family history, research, tips, stories, interviews and more. With an initial focus on the UK and Ireland and moving beyond that in future.
Cemeteries and Graveyards with Celia Heritage
Graveyard, cemeteries, churches, the history and evolution of the churchyard, headstones, burial locations inside and outside the church, burial records inc non-conformist, consecration, the Magnificent 7 and more with author and speaker Celia Heritage. Plus tips on where to find genealogical records.
The Beresford Family and Bedgebury Park with Neville Gallagher
Neville Gallagher talks about the Beresford family of Bedgebury Park in Kent including philanthropist Alexander Beresford Hope who funded local schools and many churches in England and Ireland and was interested in the American Civil War. Plus the history of the house and estate and sources for local history and hints for getting started with researching an estate.
Paul Chiddicks - columnist, family history blogger and writer
Paul Chiddicks is the face behind "Dear Paul" in Family Tree Magazine and a moderator on Twitter's #AncestryHour. He shares family history stories with research tips, discusses heirlooms and The Old Palace School Bombing in WWII.
Maps, the Ordnance Survey, digitisation and more
Chris Fleet of the National Library of Scotland gives us an introduction to wide variety of maps held with details of some of the collections helpful to people interested in family history / genealogy or researching specific places. We also discuss digitisation, transcription projects such as the Roy Military Survey of the 1740s, estate and county maps and some of the multitude of Ordnance Survey maps available going back to the mid 1800s.
Boost your genealogy knowledge with Pharos Tutors
Karen Cummings, owner of Pharos Tutors, a leading online genealogy training company explains about the short courses available (there are lots and I highly recommend them having done several myself). Topics include wills, DNA, military ancestors, Scottish research, Irish research, local history, one name studies, employment, 17th century sources and many more. If you want to learn a single subject or work towards a professional genealogy qualification then have a listen to what is available. (And I have signed up for the DNA course in June 2022!)
Mick Henry and the Nicholas Oxley of Sussex and his farming diaries
Mick Henry from the Sussex Family History Group explains about Nicholas Oxley and the transcription of his farming diaries from Sussex in the early 1800s. Including the influence of weather across the globe, religion, farm workers, family, crops and much more.
Really enjoyable listen
Incredibly informative and is a wonderful podcast