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Latest post by AMBLY
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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
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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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in Re: Can anything be done...
on Today at 02:43

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General

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in Re: Any hope in tracking...
on Today at 05:15

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in Re: Accidentally AWOL?
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in Re: Possible nightmare f...
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in Oral histories / family ...
on Wednesday 16 December 15 19:25 GMT (UK)

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in Borders FHS - From Tweed...
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in Re: Can't access my mail
on Yesterday at 20:55

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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 telephonist
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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Archivos
in Re: Link: Index of Buria...
on Friday 05 February 16 09:27 GMT (UK)

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on Sunday 07 February 16 17:08 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Nollaig 2015
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on Friday 05 February 16 15:44 GMT (UK)

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in Re: 2016
on Saturday 02 January 16 23:04 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Nadelik 2014
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Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Isle of Man Wills
on Wednesday 10 February 16 08:16 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Le Bideau
on Thursday 11 February 16 00:50 GMT (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 Moses Macht lived Moscow...
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Latest post by gmauchan
in Re: Alfred Thomas Charle...
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in NELSON FULLUM Washintgon...
on Yesterday at 23:32

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Latest post by AMBLY
in Re: Records of Great Aun...
on Monday 08 February 16 11:53 GMT (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Suzy W
in Poland
on Yesterday at 19:11

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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in Re: Errors in FamilySear...
on Yesterday at 15:15

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Some Special Interests

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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 jbml
in Re: John Martindale - ma...
on Sunday 31 January 16 17:02 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Teddington44
in Re: Eastwood family - tr...
on Yesterday at 15:45

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Latest post by kenjb
in Re: Master Hairdressers
on Friday 12 February 16 12:11 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Lesanne
in Re: Identifying heraldry...
on Monday 08 February 16 15:04 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by mrwhippy
in Re: SCOTLAND
on Yesterday at 13:31

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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 Suzy W
in Re: why money was exchan...
on Tuesday 02 February 16 19:16 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by janalangreen
in Re: BASSINDALE/BASSINGDA...
on Tuesday 15 December 15 17:14 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by dodger123
in Hawkhead Cemetery Paisle...
on Today at 00:18

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 brionne
in Re: GREENWOOD Ada marria...
on Sunday 07 February 16 16:56 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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