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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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in Engravings of British Me...
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in Re: Polish Airman emigra...
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in Great Grandfather born i...
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Your Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) Family History board. This board set up for you do discover and discuss your quaker genealogy for Quaker Family History Society

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Latest post by lifestorymaker
in Re: BROADBRIDGE Of Stoke...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Devsom
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Latest post by Chef_Hendrix
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Latest post by mckgrov
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on Wednesday 11 September 19 03:12 BST (UK)

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Post in here items that might be special to another family (such as medals, photographs, letters etc..)

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Latest post by Numpty75
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on Saturday 07 September 19 20:20 BST (UK)

Sub 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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