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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 carpenter2743
in Re: Humphrey Millington
on Today at 09:42

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

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Latest post by trystan
in Re: *** SEND TO A FRIEND...
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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 ?
Want to know where a place is on your old photos? Post your queries here.

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Latest post by arthurk
in Re: Any one knows what t...
on Yesterday at 20:00

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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 sarah
in Re: Date for Mum & Baby
on Today at 10:42

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 Cell
in Re: RICHARDSON / BELL - ...
on Today at 09:30

Sub Boards: The Lighter Side
No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by dgibbins02
in Re: Ancestry DNA results
on Today at 10:56

No New Posts Useful Links

Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Josocks
in The Bankrupt Directory 1...
on Thursday 14 May 15 18:42 BST (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 Harrisons
in Researcher Opportunity
on Wednesday 20 May 15 14:47 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by trystan
in Re: Problems with telete...
on Today at 10:18

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.

Moderator: ev

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Latest post by Chiad Fhear
in Re: Insuire, Cupar
on Today at 10:57

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 MonicaL
in Re: Link: university gra...
on Saturday 18 April 15 23:32 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Conas a deirtear?
on Monday 11 May 15 21:17 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: McKeown - Magill mar...
on Today at 10:47

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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by sarah
in MOVED: more information...
on Yesterday at 15:22

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
on Friday 03 April 15 13:22 BST (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 Galium
in Re: Jones's Borth Y Gest
on Today at 10:33

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Latest post by hiraeth
in Re: Recommendation on bo...
on Tuesday 10 February 15 19:13 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 Celtes
in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
on Wednesday 01 April 15 11:30 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Palmer family of Hig...
on Today at 10:37

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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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in Re: WW1 Internment Camp ...
on Today at 09:05

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 trish1120
in Re: Thomas Seal married ...
on Yesterday at 13:12

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Research in Other Countries

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

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by BAC3
in Re: Australia: Christo...
on Today at 10:51

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

Moderator: KarenM

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Stamper-Kendall-Parr
on Today at 10:17

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by jamcat95
in Re: Bergstrand, Anderson...
on Today at 08:57

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

Moderator: spades

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Latest post by spades
in Re: Who was John MURDOCH...
on Today at 07:59

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

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Latest post by Di33
in Re: South Africa Estate ...
on Tuesday 19 May 15 17:36 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: McLane in Oregon fro...
on Today at 10:51

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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 Mabel Bagshawe
in Re: Thomas Driffill b184...
on Sunday 17 May 15 19:53 BST (UK)

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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 seemex
in Re: Hong Kong- Coutes
on Yesterday at 19:52

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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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 Milliepede
in Re: Looking for Sarah Ja...
on Today at 10:31

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

Moderators: millymcb, scrimnet

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Latest post by Mary Ingoldby
in Re: WWI soldier Mustard ...
on Yesterday at 19:14

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 achooo
in Re: pheobe loverage born...
on Today at 07:02

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

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Latest post by youngtug
in Re: What's a wheel chair...
on Tuesday 19 May 15 20:16 BST (UK)

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 KGarrad
in Re: Blunt / Blount famil...
on Tuesday 19 May 15 14:51 BST (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 bowiewhist
in Re: Stamp
on Monday 18 May 15 16:21 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

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 cj1992
in Re: Another Medallion / ...
on Yesterday at 22:11

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 lizdb
in Re: 'Rouse' family Bible...
on Tuesday 28 April 15 17:17 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by neb_maat_re
in Photo request: WOODWELLS...
on Monday 18 May 15 00:47 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 maxD
in Marriage Nov 1913 Sheffi...
on Monday 18 May 15 13:49 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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