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Series Four

The Family Histories Podcast - Series Four

Series Four of The Family Histories Podcast began with a trailer on 28th October 2022, and ran until 20th December 2022.

The series saw guests cover topics ranging from DNA testing, Irish independence, adoption, the First World War, the value of old family letters, and a non-paternity event (NPE). Each guest also pitched their own research brick wall, in a hope that one of our listeners can help them make a break-through.

The Family Histories Podcast - Series Four Trailer (S04EP00)

Series Four Trailer

Andrew mistakenly arrives in 1843, and bumps into a rather familiar melancholy old soul.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Undead' with Linda Kvist (S04EP01)

Episode 1: ‘The Undead’ with Linda Kvist

Andrew meets Swedish professional genealogist and DNA coach, Linda Kvist, and hears about a man who dies twice.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Unexpected' with Else Churchill (S04EP02)

Episode 2: ‘The Unexpected’ with Else Churchill

Andrew meets Else Churchill – the genealogist at the Society of Genealogists, and hears about how a DNA test shed new light on her family tree.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Resolute' with Shaquan McDowell (S04EP03)

Episode 3: ‘The Resolute’ with Shaquan McDowell

Andrew meets family historian and author Shaquan McDowell, and hears how his ancestor navigated society as a Free Woman of Colour in the Antebellum South.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Correspondent' with Janice Nickerson (S04EP04)

Episode 4: ‘The Correspondent’ with Janice Nickerson

Andrew meets Canadian professional genealogist and author, Janice Nickerson, and hears how a cache of old letters cast new light on her Gt Grandmother’s true character.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Lucky' with Paul Roberts (S04EP05)

Episode 5: ‘The Lucky’ with Paul Roberts

Andrew meets former journalist and author Paul Roberts, and hears how luck enabled a man to cheat death on the front lines of World War One.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Politician' with Claire Bradley (S04EP06)

Episode 6: ‘The Politician’ with Claire Bradley

Andrew meets Irish professional genealogist Claire Bradley, and hears how her ancestor not only survived multiple elections, but also five shipwrecks.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Reunited' with Simon Last (S04EP07)

Episode 7: ‘The Reunited’ with Simon Last

Andrew meets professional genealogist Simon Last, and hears how he unravelled his mother’s adoption records and received an unexpected phone call.

The Family Histories Podcast - The List (Bonus) (S04EP08)

Episode 8: The List (Bonus)

Host Andrew and guest Simon Last are confronted by immediate danger. What does it want? And who can save them now?

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