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Post your beginners 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 jpankfolly
in Re: Peter Julius Jensen
on Today at 12:42

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Latest post by rosie99
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on Tuesday 09 December 14 18:53 GMT (UK)

Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Need help deciphering old handwriting on wills, certificates and other FH documents ?
Want to know where a place is on your old photos? Post your queries here.

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in Re: Help Decipher 1831 W...
on Today at 13:07

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Get your Photographs restored or dated completely for free by the generous people on RootsChat.

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in Re: Date if possible ple...
on Today at 13:39

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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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in Re: Wills on Line COMPLE...
on Today at 13:10

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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by MaryMc
in Re: Skeleton in the Clo...
on Wednesday 24 December 14 08:44 GMT (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by gazania
in Link The Times 1896 List...
on Tuesday 25 November 14 00:40 GMT (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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Latest post by joultram
in The Heritage Mine - Part...
on Thursday 18 December 14 11:31 GMT (UK)

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Need some technical help with using your computer, or using the internet?

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in Re: Photos in slide form...
on Today at 12:55

Sub Boards: FH Programs, Organisation, Presentation, Reference Library

Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Berwickshire militia...
on Today at 11:12

Sub Boards: Aberdeenshire, Angus (Forfarshire), Argyllshire, Ayrshire, Banffshire, Berwickshire, Buteshire, Caithness, Clackmannanshire, Dumfriesshire, Dunbartonshire, East Lothian (Haddingtonshire), Fife, Inverness, Kincardineshire, Kinross-shire, Kirkcudbrightshire, Lanarkshire, Midlothian, Moray (Elginshire), Nairnshire, Orkney, Peeblesshire, Perthshire, Renfrewshire, Ross & Cromarty, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Shetland, Stirlingshire, Sutherland, West Lothian (Linlithgowshire), Wigtownshire
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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Jeanette H
in Re: Link: Digitised Scot...
on Tuesday 02 September 14 17:01 BST (UK)

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in Re: list of kings lineag...
on Saturday 18 October 14 14:32 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: No Burial Register
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Latest post by gazza1966
in Early Irish Marriage Ind...
on Tuesday 23 December 14 17:16 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Cad é 'Circus Siubhá...
on Thursday 27 November 14 11:07 GMT (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Ruth Etta Richings
on Today at 13:37

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in Re: Link: Crime and Puni...
on Friday 10 January 14 13:22 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
on Saturday 30 August 14 00:43 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Burials in St Mary's...
on Today at 13:40

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2014
on Friday 19 December 14 13:45 GMT (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by BumbleB
in Re: Cornelius Donovan Bl...
on Wednesday 17 December 14 08:08 GMT (UK)

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The Channel Islands

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in Re: Clara Butt : Concert...
on Yesterday at 08:50

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Research in Other Countries

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General queries and discussions about Immigrants, Emigrants, Expatriates, Exiles and people who worked 'abroad'.

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Latest post by Braytons
in Re: Grandmother born Fra...
on Monday 22 December 14 13:12 GMT (UK)

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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in Re: Replacement Polish W...
on Today at 00:38

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

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Latest post by cando
in Re: Hallaghan 1852 Roman...
on Today at 11:40

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

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Latest post by polarbear
in Re: Josette Finlay
on Yesterday at 16:29

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in New Zealand.

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Latest post by Evesue
in Re: Hazar Dixon
on Today at 11:19

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

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Latest post by eddyg
in Re: Completed help want...
on Today at 07:56

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

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Latest post by Alandal
in Richard Alexander Mackie
on Today at 12:59

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by daisy1942
in Re: Edwards/Agard in Bar...
on Wednesday 24 December 14 16:17 GMT (UK)

Sub 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 tom mix
in Re: 1891 Census Everton ...
on Yesterday at 22:52

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections.

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Latest post by jess5athome
in Re: Percy Sisson South N...
on Today at 13:35

Sub 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 croome48
in Re: Hoskins/Hoskings fam...
on Wednesday 24 December 14 21:06 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by mazi
in Re: Scale Board Cutter?
on Tuesday 23 December 14 22:42 GMT (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 bean
in Re: fesse engrailed
on Thursday 27 November 14 10:44 GMT (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
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Latest post by linabella55
in Dingwall in Old Machar, ...
on Today at 08:38

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 ...

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Latest post by Lukas
in Re: Portraits of WWII Ai...
on Yesterday at 23:28

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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 sarah
in Re: John Youdan Briggs b...
on Thursday 25 December 14 13:09 GMT (UK)

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

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Latest post by Victor Harvey
in Re: Loughborough, Leices...
on Thursday 18 December 14 14:29 GMT (UK)

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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 Glencliv972
in Unwanted death certifica...
on Sunday 14 December 14 20:56 GMT (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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