About Emma

Emma Pulman is a Social Media and digital Marketing Executive for Ancestry.co.uk. Based in Ancestry's London office in Hammersmith, Emma regularly tweets and posts on Ancestry's Facebook page.

Past Articles

Righting a family history wrong…. in fifteen minutes.

Posted on 23 March 2013 in Ancestry Advocates, General, Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE

I was nearing the end of my stint as an Ancestry Advocate on the stand at WDYTYA 2013, when a lady asked me to ‘help her find out where she had gone wrong’. … Let’s face it, we’ve all been there, haven’t we? She had obviously spent a great deal of time and money tracing… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2013 – An Ancestry Advocate’s view

Posted on 8 March 2013 in Ancestry Advocates, General

For me and my fellow Ancestry Advocates, the thrill of discovery isn’t just connected to our own family trees. Many of us have also researched the trees of our spouses as well as friends and near neighbours. Some have even offered their research skills as a charity auction item for strangers! Whoever we are researching,… Read more

Guest blog: Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue…

Posted on 19 February 2013 in General

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue…   With Who Do You Think You Are? Live coming up from 22 February, it was time last week for the Ancestry Advocates to receive our latest briefing. The Advocates are a group of volunteers who help visitors to the Ancestry.co.uk stand at the show to… Read more

Guest Blog: What’s in a name? ARROWSMITH

Posted on 14 February 2013 in General, Guest Bloggers, What's in a name?

Authored by David Spencer.  David started research in to his family tree over 10 years ago and after collecting lots of names he decided to start looking to the Surnames it contained when he was thinking about what to give his parents for Christmas so he came up with the idea of a book of… Read more

Manchester Parish Records – how do they appear online?

Posted on 6 February 2013 in General, Guest Bloggers, Record Collections

Authored by Clare Connolly.  Clare is one of a team of Ancestry.co.uk camera operators who have been working on the digitisation of the new Manchester Parish Registers, 1541-1985. We’ve just launched onsite the new Manchester Parish Records, 1541-1985. These crucial records are the result of months of work behind the scenes to digitise the original… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2013 22-24 February

Posted on 1 February 2013 in WDYTYA? LIVE 2013

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2013 22-24 February Who Do You Think You Are? Live  is truly the biggest family history event in the world. That means it has more experts to help with your discoveries than any other show; more enthusiasts with which to share your experiences; and quite simply more entertainment… Read more

Guest Blog: What’s in a name? Fitzhenry

Posted on 31 January 2013 in General, What's in a name?

Authored by Jo Fitz-Henry.  Jo Fitz-Henry is the co-ordinator of the Fitz(-)henry One Name Study at the Guild of One Names Studies, and the Fitz(-)henry DNA Study, trying to link the various Fitz(-)henry families around the world when the paper records run out. If you have any enquiries about the surname, or the DNA study, she… Read more

Interactive Image Viewer – Coming Soon to More Collections!

Posted on 29 January 2013 in General

Last year, we launched the Interactive Image Viewer as an interactive tool to help you view and interpret information from many of the Census records available online. We’re excited to announce that the Interactive Image Viewer will now be available for several more collections in the coming weeks. Finding and understanding historical records is one… Read more

Guest Blog: Fate, Hope & Charity: a token tale.

Posted on 24 January 2013 in Exhibition, General, Guest Bloggers

Guest Blogger: Stephanie Chapman I am the Curator of Exhibitions & Displays at the Foundling Museum  in London.  My job involves looking after the wonderful collection at the Museum as well as organising the exhibition programme.  For the past six months I have been working on an exhibition which looks in detail at the collection… Read more

Guest Blog: What’s in a name? BLAKE

Posted on 24 January 2013 in General, Guest Bloggers, What's in a name?

Authored by Elizabeth Kipp.  Elizabeth is retired and working on the history of her parents’ families – Blake being the first of two guest blogs.  She is a member of The Guild of One-Name Studies researching Blake since May 2011, See her website for the Blake one-name study  and her blog most days has items… Read more