Tracing Your Roots

Tracing Your Roots

Inspirational family history stories and key genealogy advice. Sally Magnusson and Nick Barratt uncover personal perspectives on social history and give listeners the tools to become family history detectives.

Updated: weekly
Episodes available for: Indefinitely
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  • 11 Oct 13MB

    TYR: What Happens Next Part 2 11 Oct 11

    The sculptor turned revolutionary. The rumour Queen Alexandra attempted suicide. The German POW father lost after the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Oct 13MB

    TYR: What Happens Next 04 Oct 11

    Listeners tell Sally and Nick what happened after their stories were featured on Tracing Your Roots: relatives united, a

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 27 Sep 13MB

    TYR: Following the Money 27 Sept 11

    Fortunes lost- can we find them? Sally and Nick are on the trail of a rich landowning ancestor in the debtors' prison;

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 20 Sep 13MB

    TYR: Life in Confinement 20 Sept 11

    Ancestors torn apart from their families and forced to live out their lives hidden away in institutions: Sally and Nick

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 13 Sep 13MB

    TYR: What's in a name? 13 Sept 11

    An unexpected name change can be a seemingly unsurmountable barrier to delving into your past, or the start of the most

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 20 Mar 13MB

    TYR: Census Special 20 Mar 11

    Putting the censuses of the past to the test in Lancashire.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 12 Oct 13MB

    TYR: Objects and Heirlooms 12 Oct 10

    Tracking down the stories behind fascinating objects and family heirlooms. All the objects in this programme are also

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Oct 13MB

    TYR: Caribbean Roots 05 Oct 10

    Tracing Caribbean ancestors is about more than just slavery.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Sep 13MB

    TYR: Radicals and Revolutionaries 28 Sep 10

    Radical and revolutionary ancestors through the centuries are uncovered by Sally Magnusson and Nick Barratt.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Sep 13MB

    TYR: Tracing rootless ancestors 21 Sep 10

    Tracing the roots of rootless ancestors might seem an impossible task. In this second programme of the series, Sally

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Sep 13MB

    TYR: Vanishing Without Trace 14 Sep 10

    On the trail of ancestors who vanished without trace, abandoning their families either by choice or by force of

    Duration: 29 mins