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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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Latest post by MJBatten
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General

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Latest post by groom
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in Re: Transcribing
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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on Thursday 16 January 20 17:36 GMT (UK)

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in Raoul JEAN-FRANCOIS - MA...
on Friday 24 January 20 08:11 GMT (UK)

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Some Special Interests

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in Re: Isaac Fearon and Mar...
on Saturday 18 January 20 10:47 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by jksdelver
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on Saturday 25 January 20 19:23 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Any help identifying...
on Thursday 23 January 20 20:36 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by VillageDuckpond
in Re: COPPIN
on Yesterday at 15:51

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Gemma1979
in Re: Coton family - bible
on Saturday 07 December 19 22:23 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Jamjar
in Re: Buriel Location of D...
on Tuesday 21 January 20 02:45 GMT (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 orkneyman
in John O'Neil birth Bolton...
on Friday 17 January 20 14:37 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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