ARTICLES

Emma Jolly's recent work includes articles on London parishes and records of British India for The Family and Local History Handbook 14 (2013) and on the Irish in London and the Irish in British India for The Irish Family and Local History Handbook 2 (2012), plus a featured article on the Forfeited Estates Commission in Simon Fowler's book, Family History: Digging Deeper (The History Press, 2012) - http://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/products/Family-History-Digging-Deeper.aspx

Contributions to family history journals include:

  • expert answer in Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (April 2014)
  • feature article on the online release of 2.5 million British India records and how to get the most from them for Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (March 2014)
  • expert answer in Family Tree magazine (March 2014)
  • how to use poll books in family history research for Family Tree magazine (January 2014)
  • family history tips in Family Tree magazine (December 2013)
  • where to find sources on suffragette ancestors for Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (October 2013)
  • essential tips on finding your ancestors' missing details in birth, marriage and death record in Family Tree magazine (September 2013)
  • review of Hobson-Jobson: The Definitive Glossary of British India (OUP, 2013) in Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (September 2013)
  • 'Solutions to Census Pitfalls' in Family Tree magazine (August 2013)
  • 'The Money Trail', an article on how a simple will transformed my research, in Family Tree magazine (July 2013)
  • article on British Home Children in Discover Your Ancestors periodical (July 2013) Discover Your Ancestors is a high quality, content rich monthly digital magazine for £1 a month.
  • Expert Answer in Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (June 2013)
  • 'The British in India' in '10 Brick Walls: Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2013' for Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (June 2013)
  • Ask the Experts answer on a photograph of a mystery British girl in 1930s India for Your Family History magazine (March 2013)
  • how to get the most from the census online for Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (December 2012)
  • a guide to researching theatre ancestors in Family Tree magazine (December 2012)
  • Expert Answer in Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (November 2012)
  • an investigation into the role of children and young people in genealogy for the FGS Forum (Summer 2012)
  • an article on researching nurses in the early years of the NHS for Your Family Tree (May 2012)
  • a feature on female ancestors in local government for Family History Monthly (March 2012).
  • an introduction to the Families in British India Society (FIBIS) and researching ancestors in British India in Family Tree magazine (November 2011).
  • a history of royal weddings 1811-2011 for Your Family Tree (April 2011).
  • an article in the FIBIS journal on Godfrey Evan Baker, the man who brought curry house-founder Dean Mahomet to Ireland (Autumn 2011).
  • articles on the Forfeited Estates Commission and India Office Records material for the Genealogists' Magazine, the journal of the Society of Genealogists.
  • Expert Answers in Your Family History magazine, including an investigation into ancestors abroad in the September 2011 issue.
  • Article for London Historians on Charles Dickens and his connections with the modern borough of Camden (February 2011).

Emma was a regular contributor for the late Discover My Past., writing articles on various topics, including football ancestors, women in WWI, lascars, and how to trace an ancestor's war service using the resources of the five Imperial War Museums (IWM London, IWM Duxford, HMS Belfast, IWM North and the Churchill War Rooms). Some of these articles are now available to read on the Genes Reunited website.

Emma has also written on the history of education, WWII evacuee experiences, women in lunatic asylums, Black Country ancestors, and several articles relating to the British in India and their records.

BLOGS

Emma writes regularly about subjects relating to her family history research and work at the Genealogic Blog. This includes her series on London parishes whose records are not found on www.ancestry.co.uk

Emma also writes the blog for burial and cremation records website, Deceased Online.

Guest blog
for Kith and Kin Research on the first Indian MPs: Dadabhai Naoroji and Sir Mancherhee Bhownaggree (September 2011).

Guest blog for London Historians on London's first curry house (September 2011).

Naming Napoleon: my blog on how exploring first names can give an insight into Victorian world history (June 2011).

Guest blog http://abrahamadcock.com featuring my great great grandmother, Maria Pymer, and her employer in 1871, the composer Frank Mori. Frank' father, Nicolas Mori, was also a famous musician. Read more at the Abraham Adcock website (May 2011),

Guest blog for Madame Guillotine on the wedding of George V to Mary of Teck: http://madameguillotine.org.uk/2011/01/10/the-wedding-of-george-v-and-mary-of-teck-guest-post/ (January 2011)

Review for the History Today blog (September 2010).

Guest blog for Addressing History on using Post Office directories to trace ancestors in lower social classes.