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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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in Bell
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Anthony Beacock
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on Today at 05:23

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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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in Re: The Carliles of Chic...
on Friday 13 May 16 20:41 BST (UK)

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