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Latest post by Top-of-the-hill
in Re: Surname interests
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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 Re: TURKEY RESEARCH
on Yesterday at 03:49

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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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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on Monday 27 June 16 12:09 BST (UK)

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Latest post by ladyynara
in Stedwill (North Devon, H...
on Thursday 30 June 16 20:54 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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Latest post by jinks
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Latest post by Nicky61
in Re: Ealing help needed.
on Thursday 30 June 16 16:36 BST (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 suds
in Re: Wills that are surpl...
on Tuesday 28 June 16 20:24 BST (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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