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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 catfordcrooner
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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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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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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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

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in Re: A RootsChat database...
on Today at 00:28

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

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in Re: Link: Gravestone and...
on Monday 23 February 15 21:25 GMT (UK)

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in Re: La 'le Padraig
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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Huxleys in Anglesey
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on Tuesday 10 February 15 19:13 GMT (UK)

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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 HarrysGirl2
in Re: Adoption to Isle of ...
on Tuesday 31 March 15 13:15 BST (UK)

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

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on Tuesday 31 March 15 12:34 BST (UK)

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

Research in Other Countries

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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 Duncan Bennie
in Re: Union Castle Line
on Tuesday 31 March 15 07:45 BST (UK)

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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in Re: Gilmores in Krudersd...
on Yesterday at 11:30

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

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on Yesterday at 22:43

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by SherlockGeni
in Re: Mauritius BMD Regist...
on Yesterday at 21:10

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by sarah
in MOVED: Help on trying to...
on Tuesday 31 March 15 13:39 BST (UK)

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections.

Moderators: millymcb, scrimnet

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in Re: John Allison seaman ...
on Today at 01:02

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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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on Yesterday at 21:12

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Latest post by MUMMYG
in Re: Merchant Navy Record...
on Today at 00:44

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

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Latest post by PEM07
in Re: Fleur-de-lis
on Saturday 14 March 15 11:46 GMT (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
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Latest post by GUnderwood
in Re: KINGSMILL - Kent and...
on Tuesday 31 March 15 22:12 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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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 CarolineDuck
in Re: Searching for my fat...
on Today at 00:47

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

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Latest post by JanePat
in Re: Rickard Family Cornw...
on Sunday 08 March 15 18:36 GMT (UK)

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

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Latest post by hunkyhywel
in Re: Cathays Cemetery, Ca...
on Monday 30 March 15 17:19 BST (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 elainebooth
in Re: BOOTH Emma, 18th Mar...
on Saturday 28 March 15 18:18 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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