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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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on Today at 01:13

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No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by davidft
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Latest post by weste
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on Tuesday 20 December 16 19:29 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Ancestry question
on Yesterday at 13:21

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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 Skoosh
in Scottish Legal Terms
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Latest post by Nailer1
in Re: Cairns birth 1899.
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in MOVED: translating an en...
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Latest post by wilcoxon
in Re: Welsh Wills
on Tuesday 08 November 16 14:53 GMT (UK)

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on Sunday 15 January 17 23:45 GMT (UK)

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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

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in Location of Zand River F...
on Wednesday 18 January 17 02:44 GMT (UK)

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in Re: How To Find Out When...
on Wednesday 18 January 17 19:37 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Gregssmith
in Re: Povall/Williams grav...
on Yesterday at 12:54

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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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Latest post by LizzieW
in Re: Quaker records on su...
on Sunday 15 January 17 23:38 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by crowkie
in Re: What was a hallier?
on Wednesday 18 January 17 15:31 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Jean M
in Re: Crest Large tomb, St...
on Tuesday 27 December 16 22:42 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 sue 123
in Re: Brellisford
on Sunday 15 January 17 11:57 GMT (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Ask here if you have questions about family history documents and artefacts ...
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Latest post by MarkyP
in Re: 1643 Inventory
on Monday 02 January 17 14:00 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Joy From Rochdale
in Re: Ashworth/Noble famil...
on Thursday 12 January 17 22:57 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by allang
in Re: Grave in St James, H...
on Monday 05 December 16 11:23 GMT (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 rosie99
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on Yesterday at 14:48

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