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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 Ruskie
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on Today at 00:06

No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

If you have questions on how to use RootsChat, look in the Help Pages
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If you can't find the answers in the Help-Pages, then try here ...

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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Chorlton upon Med...
on Sunday 25 January 15 23:34 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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Latest post by Wiggy
in Re: large task -transcri...
on Today at 01:04

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

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Latest post by saddles
in Re: Photo restore for Fr...
on Yesterday at 23:51

Sub Boards: Photograph Resources, Tips, Tutorials

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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Latest post by Ruskie
in Re: Australian Death Cer...
on Today at 00:42

Sub Boards: The Lighter Side
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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by busterone
in Looking for descendants ...
on Saturday 24 January 15 17:33 GMT (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by dawnsh
in Re: Launch of UK's Proba...
on Tuesday 13 January 15 12:55 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 BucksFerret
in Buckinghamshire FHS Febr...
on Sunday 18 January 15 19:04 GMT (UK)

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

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Latest post by Katharine F
in Re: Descendant Charts
on Yesterday at 18:08

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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Latest post by chinakay
in Re: Anyone looking for T...
on Today at 00:58

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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Latest post by aghadowey
in Re: House in Bangor
on Today at 00:43

Sub Boards: Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois (Queens), Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly (Kings), Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow
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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by lyn22
in Re: NAI Census Fragments...
on Saturday 03 January 15 05:58 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by ollie nicholson
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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Latest post by welshjo
in Re: Photo / Website Loca...
on Yesterday at 22:30

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Latest post by Griffl
in Re: Links: Migration
on Tuesday 13 January 15 20:08 GMT (UK)

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Posts in this section to be in the Welsh language only. Posts in English will be deleted. Post translation requests in "Wales - General".

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Latest post by Griffl
in Re: Y Teulu Jones , Cwml...
on Tuesday 13 January 15 19:40 GMT (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by kiwijude
in Re: Rawdon Crematorium
on Today at 01:03

Sub Boards: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire & Isle of Wight, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London and Middlesex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Westmorland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire (East Riding & York), Yorkshire (North Riding), Yorkshire (West Riding)
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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 sage
in Re: Janet Clucas nee Ing...
on Yesterday at 09:16

Sub Boards: Isle of Man Lookup Requests, Isle of Man Resources & Offers
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The Channel Islands

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Latest post by CaroleW
in Re: O'Neill
on Yesterday at 23:16

Sub Boards: Channel Islands Lookup Requests, Channel Islands Resources & Offers

Research in Other Countries

No New Posts Immigrants & Emigrants - General

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

Moderators: Berlin-Bob, jorose

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Latest post by aghadowey
in Re: Immigration Informat...
on Yesterday at 18:36

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by Parmesan
in Re: Can anyone read Belg...
on Yesterday at 22:42

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

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by cupoflife
in Re: Thomas Richard Wisby...
on Today at 00:57

Sub Boards: Australia Resources & Offers, Australia Lookups completed
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Canada.

Moderator: KarenM

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Latest post by cecile
in Re: What happened to the...
on Yesterday at 15:05

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

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Latest post by emmygee
in Re: Keteonetea
on Today at 00:38

Sub Boards: New Zealand Resources & Offers, New Zealand Completed Requests
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

Moderator: rutti tutti

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Latest post by Swally
in Thomas Vincent & Janet L...
on Yesterday at 21:18

No New Posts United States of America

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

Moderator: shellyesq

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Latest post by broomepj
in Re: Bacich Family, San P...
on Yesterday at 16:07

Sub Boards: US Lookup Requests, US Resources & Offers
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
Research on Ancestors and their Descendants from any other countries. e.g. India, Ceylon, the West Indies, South American countries, etc, etc

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Latest post by frederickay
in Re: Sewri Cemtery India
on Yesterday at 18:17

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

No New Posts Census and Resource Discussion

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 SBib
in Re: William Bibby b1879 ...
on Yesterday at 02:10

Sub Boards: Census Lookup and Resource Requests, Census Lookup and Resource Offers, Library and FHS Lookups

Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections.

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Latest post by millymcb
in MOVED: WW2 Bomber Comman...
on Yesterday at 23:45

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 NettieS
in Re: Robertson, McQueen t...
on Yesterday at 22:25

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Discuss the research of occupation (trade or profession) interests.

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Latest post by sallyyorks
in Re: Blacksmith in a coal...
on Yesterday at 22:38

No New Posts Heraldry Crests and Coats of Arms

For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by Priscilla
in Re: R.O.R uniform identi...
on Tuesday 13 January 15 11:19 GMT (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
Please do NOT enter look-up requests for individual persons here !

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Latest post by Rebecca Cockcroft
in Re: Carrodus
on Saturday 24 January 15 22:03 GMT (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

No New Posts FH Documents and Artefacts

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 Maggie.
in Re: Can anyone throw som...
on Wednesday 21 January 15 16:02 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Family Bibles

Discuss your family bibles here - how to start them, how to update them, etc.

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Latest post by Deer243
in Re: Would most Catholic ...
on Tuesday 06 January 15 15:10 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Graveyards and Gravestones

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

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Latest post by spices
in Re: New BillionGraves Ce...
on Friday 16 January 15 00:14 GMT (UK)

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 AmyK88
in Unwanted: KENNETT family
on Thursday 22 January 15 20:36 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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