Historian Lucy Worsley explores her own past
1 May 2014 Last updated at 08:40 BST
Historian Lucy Worsley, who is presenting a new series on the Georgian era on BBC 4, first became fascinated with history as a child in Nottingham.
And she started her professional career at Derbyshire's Bolsover Castle.
She spoke to the BBC's Paul Bradshaw about her own roots.
The First Georgians is broadcast on BBC 4 starting 1 May.