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Latest post by Little Nell
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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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in Genealogy Help
on Friday 15 July 16 11:28 BST (UK)

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in Genealogical research in...
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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by spades
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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in Re: Joseph Henry Garrard
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Latest post by Karytay
in Alexander Ross b. 1814 C...
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in Re: James McCarrick and ...
on Saturday 23 July 16 18:57 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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in Re: Denmark Resources ie...
on Yesterday at 20:50

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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in Re: Irish soldier's marr...
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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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in Re: other resources for ...
on Sunday 10 July 16 09:57 BST (UK)

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Latest post by ricoba
in Re: how do I work out m...
on Saturday 23 July 16 06:19 BST (UK)

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Latest post by kathy layfield
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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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Moderator: Berlin-Bob

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Latest post by sillgen
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on Tuesday 28 June 16 16:39 BST (UK)

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Latest post by sarah
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on Monday 18 July 16 11:21 BST (UK)

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Latest post by burgessderek
in Re: When requesting Phot...
on Monday 25 July 16 22:26 BST (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 Deane Hadfield
in Re: Hadfield Family of D...
on Saturday 23 July 16 11:46 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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