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Latest post by Maggie1247
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No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Need help deciphering old handwriting on wills, certificates and other FH documents ?
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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 KGarrad
in Re: FIND A VICAR!
on Thursday 11 June 15 17:07 BST (UK)

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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 Buckinghamshire FHS Augu...
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in Re: Windows 10 arrives J...
on Yesterday at 23:15

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Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by AncesStory
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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Conas a deirtear?
on Monday 11 May 15 21:17 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
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Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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on Monday 20 July 15 21:35 BST (UK)

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in Re: Mynwent Caeathro
on Saturday 11 July 15 11:47 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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The Channel Islands

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Latest post by cathayb
in Re: MARRIAGE NoAH PALMER
on Tuesday 28 July 15 14:30 BST (UK)

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Research in Other Countries

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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in Re: James White
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Latest post by iluleah
in Re: Constance Groom dead...
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in Re: Charles Eugene Tourn...
on Yesterday at 23:46

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Latest post by cupcake
in Re: Ships passenger list...
on Tuesday 28 July 15 08:37 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by ShaunJ
in Re: Singapore: Norman Si...
on Yesterday at 13:55

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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in Re: Findmypast (How do I...
on Yesterday at 21:08

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections

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in Re: 3rd Kings Own Hussar...
on Yesterday at 20:45

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Latest post by Frances Stickley
in Re: Stallards in Somerse...
on Yesterday at 14:45

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Latest post by jaamac
in Re: Nursing
on Tuesday 28 July 15 14:35 BST (UK)

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Latest post by kilkennylass
in Re: Could someone please...
on Sunday 12 July 15 21:59 BST (UK)

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Latest post by nikjones60
in Preston one name study u...
on Wednesday 29 July 15 19:25 BST (UK)

Sub 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 ...
Or if you need help and advice on how to conserve your precious family history mementos ...

Moderator: Berlin-Bob

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Latest post by Infobunny
in Re: Tracing Reference Nu...
on Tuesday 28 July 15 08:52 BST (UK)

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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 mavis 27
in Lost Family Bible - RAVE...
on Saturday 25 July 15 13:44 BST (UK)

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For your queries and discussions about graveyards, gravestones, gravestone symbols, etc.

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Latest post by AddictedtoFamilyTree
in Re: Southern Cemetery Ma...
on Yesterday at 11:52

No New Posts Unwanted Certificates & 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 Barry Ponsford
in PONSFORD
on Yesterday at 13:44

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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