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

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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 Canuc
in Re: Where in Edinburgh
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on Today at 04:25

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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in Re: A family secret: is ...
on Today at 03:57

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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by weste
in Re: British Results for ...
on Thursday 16 April 15 18:28 BST (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Ringrose
in Data of immigration in t...
on Monday 13 April 15 17:35 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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in Borders FHS - Crimes of ...
on Tuesday 14 April 15 12:27 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 Falkyrn
in Re: Family Historian 6 -...
on Yesterday at 19:48

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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 GR2
in Re: MI for Christian Law...
on Today at 00:59

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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 Yesterday at 23:32

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Where is Anny/Arney?
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Latest post by conahy calling
in Calendar Irish Chancery ...
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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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in Re: John Newill
on Today at 00:07

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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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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: Searching for Martha...
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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 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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Latest post by will1890
in Re: nicholas maingay
on Tuesday 14 April 15 22:10 BST (UK)

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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 dalek39
in Re: Arthur George Adams
on Today at 05:34

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

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in Re: George & Sarah Patey...
on Yesterday at 20:25

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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in Re: Paul Legrande
on Yesterday at 09:44

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

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Latest post by New Zealander
in Archives NZ .. Hocken Li...
on Today at 00:35

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

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Latest post by pergamond
in Re: Obtaining unabridged...
on Yesterday at 05:01

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

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Latest post by Bryan1
in US Census 1930 and censu...
on Today at 05:28

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

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Latest post by JohnnyCanuck
in Re: SS Canada 1883 to Bo...
on Wednesday 15 April 15 03:43 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Philezra
in Re: BARROW - from Bangal...
on Friday 17 April 15 08:58 BST (UK)

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by thelilradish
in Re: Deciphering initials...
on Yesterday at 16:31

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections

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Latest post by newburychap
in Re: Mystery Drawing
on Yesterday at 22:18

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 Nathan Woolford
in Re: CIRCUS - Henry Luigi...
on Yesterday at 11:11

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Latest post by seaweed
in Re: Merchant Navy Record...
on Monday 13 April 15 01:18 BST (UK)

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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 billcat
in Relevance of Changing Co...
on Yesterday at 18:21

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Latest post by huntingforUKrelatives
in Franklin of UK and Unite...
on Thursday 16 April 15 18:18 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 chrisscales
in Re: Help with merchant n...
on Tuesday 07 April 15 13:15 BST (UK)

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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 bleetriplett
in Smeall/Smail of Scotland...
on Saturday 04 April 15 20:36 BST (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 Pat,s
in Jewish cemeteries in Dub...
on Friday 17 April 15 14:18 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 fhaccord
in Re: WW1 Medals
on Yesterday at 14:02

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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