Twice Removed Series 3 Episode 4
Expert genealogist Emma Jolly shares her Black Country ancestor discoveries. Find out about this important industrial area of Britain. Where is it? Why was it called the Black Country? What were the lives of the people that lived there like and what stories did they leave behind?
Watch Emma Jolly share her Black Country discoveries
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Listen to Discovering Black Coutnry Ancestors with Emma Jolly
Discovering Black Country Ancestors
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A Spotlight on Emma Jolly
Emma is a professional genealogist, writer and historical researcher, based in Edinburgh.
Along with being awarded the Russell Finch prize for best History MA dissertation, Emma has attained the IHGS Higher Certificate in Genealogy.
She regularly writes for family history publications, and is the author of four books as well as contributing to works such as the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Emma is a very active member of several history societies including the Society of Genealogists and is a member of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA).
You can find out more about Emma on her website here.
Emma Jolly's Publications
- Black Country History
- Information on Staffordshire village, Sedgley and surrounding area.
- Resources for Wolverhampton history
- Video on Black Country Bricks with Lizey Thomson
- What and where is the Black Country?
- Black Country humour
- Information on Emma’s famous Great-Uncle
- Tracing Your Black Country Ancestors by Michael Pearson
- Forging Ahead: Austerity to Prosperity in the Black Country 1945-1968 by Simon Briercliffe
- Black Country by Liz Berry
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