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Everyone has to start somewhere, so why not start here. Post your genealogy questions on how to search your family history and post your local history questions here! Also, if you can think of things to help a budding local history or family history beginner, then please post your tips here!
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Latest post by Andy Jackson AZ
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Latest post by mike1528
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by saddles
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Child Boards: Resources, Tips, Tutorials

General

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Join in and discuss more general genealogy and local history things here. If you can't think of what category, country or county your message should come under, then perhaps you could put your message here!

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Latest post by JulieG2
in Re: lost from 2 censuses
on Today at 00:50

Child Boards: The Lighter Side
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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by sarah
in MOVED: Monaghan Family f...
on Friday 18 April 14 20:08 BST (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Genealogical and Family History items 'For Sale' and 'Wanted' (this includes private and commercial posts), and details of any Family History or Local History Fairs or other Events of genealogical interest. (You need to have done a few other posts on the rest of RootsChat before being able to post here).

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in Oxfordshire FHS meeting ...
on Tuesday 22 April 14 20:43 BST (UK)

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in Re: COMPLETED Connection...
on Yesterday at 21:01

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England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Lily Knott born Chor...
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in Nadelik 2013...
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Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by eadaoin
in La 'le Padraig
on Monday 17 March 14 00:44 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by goldie61
in Scotlandsplaces not ju...
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Latest post by Skoosh
in Re: Slainte
on Thursday 03 January 13 22:18 GMT (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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in john powell born 1854 di...
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in Re: Losget, Defynog, Bre...
on Monday 24 March 14 23:10 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by pinot
in Re: Hanes Methodistiaeth...
on Saturday 12 April 14 22:46 BST (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by BENS
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Research in Other Countries

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by Phil Mann
in Re: COMPLETED: Why Would...
on Tuesday 22 April 14 03:31 BST (UK)

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in the United States.

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Latest post by shellyesq
in Re: The Wife of Samuel D...
on Yesterday at 15:34

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by MargP
in Re: Jamaica.. Please hel...
on Tuesday 22 April 14 23:36 BST (UK)

Child Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Discuss your findings, links, problems or triumphs of your Census searches here - please no "lookup requests" in this one. NOTE: Offers must NOT breach the licence agreement or copyright of the source.

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Latest post by pstainthorp
in Re: BMDshare - will it c...
on Yesterday at 21:00

Child Boards: Census Lookup and Resource Requests, Census Lookup and Resource Offers, Library and FHS Lookups

Some Special Interests

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in Re: Born in Leicestershi...
on Today at 00:50

Child Boards: Armed Forces Resources, World War One, World War Two
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For topics about ancestors, who travelled around the country. Romanies, Gypsies, Tinkers, Travellers, Circus people and the like

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Latest post by sarah
in Re: Gypsy, Traveller, Ci...
on Yesterday at 09:14

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Latest post by BOPAMAMIE
in Re: Farm Bailiff questio...
on Tuesday 22 April 14 10:13 BST (UK)

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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by behindthefrogs
in Re: Free family crest do...
on Tuesday 25 March 14 11:06 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by sillgen
in Re: FLAMANK, Cornwall & ...
on Yesterday at 08:17

Child Boards: One Name Studies: A to G, One Name Studies: H to M, One Name Studies: N to S, One Name Studies: T to Z

Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Ask here if you have questions about family history documents and artefacts ...
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Latest post by Nookie
in Re: Help with two pendan...
on Yesterday at 05:53

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Discuss your family bibles here - how to start them, how to update them, etc.

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Latest post by Baranailt-Tully
in Re: Unwanted BEECH Bible
on Monday 14 April 14 23:45 BST (UK)

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Latest post by arthurk
in Re: All Saints Church an...
on Yesterday at 19:44

No New Posts Unwanted FH Documents & Artefacts

Not too sure what to do with a whole box of things of family items that were found in the attic? Discuss them here!
Post in here items that might be special to another family (such as medals, photographs, letters etc..)

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Latest post by Hogsty
in Re: Seabrook Alfred b186...
on Tuesday 22 April 14 13:37 BST (UK)

Child Boards: Unwanted Birth, Marriage, Death Certs A to G, Unwanted Birth, Marriage, Death Certs H to M, Unwanted Birth, Marriage, Death Certs N to S, Unwanted Birth, Marriage, Death Certs T to Z
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