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Series Two

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The second series of The Family Histories Podcast arrived on global streaming with a trailer released on 26th October 2021, followed by the series running guest episodes until 14th December. A bonus episode was aired on 15th February 2022.

Episodes discussed topics including; naval history, Jewish research, the Mafia, the American Revolution, one-place and one-name studies, crime, the Soviet Secret Service, and World War One.

As usual, each guest shared their own current research brick wall, in a hope that one of our listeners can help them find that clue to break it down.

The Family Histories Podcast - Series Two Trailer (S02EP00)

Series Two Trailer

Series Two kicked off with this trailer on 26th October 2021.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Tailor' with Ruth Bramley (S02EP01)

Episode 1: ‘The Tailor’ with Ruth Bramley

Andrew meets his friend and former-colleague, Ruth Bramley, and hears about her Jewish ancestor at the heart of a community.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Granddaddy' with True Lewis (S02EP02)

Episode 2: ‘The Granddaddy’ with True Lewis

Andrew meets family historian and Black Pro Gen co-host, True Lewis, and hears about her beloved formerly enslaved granddaddy.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Swindler' with Nathan Dylan Goodwin (S02EP03)

Episode 3: ‘The Swindler’ with Nathan Dylan Goodwin

Andrew meets genealogy-crime author Nathan Dylan Goodwin, and hears about his treasure looting ancestor.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Pimp' with Justin Cascio (S02EP04)

Episode 4: ‘The Pimp’ with Justin Cascio

Andrew meets family historian and mafia family historian, Justin Cascio, and hears about how his ancestor ended up in a maximum security prison.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Noble' with Marina Brizhatova (S02EP05)

Episode 5: ‘The Noble’ with Marina Brizhatova

Andrew meets professional genealogist Marina Brizhatova, and hears about a man forced to lead a secret life under Soviet rule.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Captain' with Steve Jackson (S02EP06)

Episode 6: ‘The Captain’ with Steve Jackson

Andrew meets genealogist, one-name and one-place historian, Steve Jackson, and hears about his relative’s swashbuckling adventure alongside Admiral Nelson.

The Family Histories Podcast - 'The Sapper' with Emma Jolly (S02EP07)

Episode 7: ‘The Sapper’ with Emma Jolly

Andrew meets author and professional genealogist, Emma Jolly, and hears about her ancestor’s travels during World War One.

The Family Histories Podcast - The Present (Bonus) (S02EP08)

Episode 8: The Present (Bonus)

Whilst Sándor Petőfi didn’t realise he’d stolen Dr. Samuel Johnson’s cat, he and Andrew are interrupted by a guest whose clearly been having a great time in the past.


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