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Latest post by Sharne
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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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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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Ringrose
in Londonlives.org
on Monday 03 August 15 12:21 BST (UK)

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in Re: Windows 10 - The Eag...
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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by MonicaL
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on Monday 20 July 15 21:35 BST (UK)

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England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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in John Hickman Daly
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Research in Other Countries

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

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Latest post by cupcake
in Re: Ships passenger list...
on Tuesday 28 July 15 08:37 BST (UK)

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Latest post by neb_maat_re
in Re: record help!!
on Today at 02:01

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by Joc_42
in Re: Mary Ann Loveridge/B...
on Monday 03 August 15 19:58 BST (UK)

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Latest post by seaweed
in Re: Crew List Look-up re...
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Latest post by kilkennylass
in Re: Could someone please...
on Sunday 12 July 15 21:59 BST (UK)

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Latest post by bowman
in Re: GEERNAERT - All sour...
on Yesterday at 20:06

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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 Infobunny
in Re: Tracing Reference Nu...
on Tuesday 28 July 15 08:52 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Katkingreen
in Re: Humphery bible - Cla...
on Sunday 02 August 15 22:51 BST (UK)

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Latest post by weste
in Re: GRAVE SIZE
on Yesterday at 20:00

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 Barry Ponsford
in PONSFORD
on Thursday 30 July 15 13:44 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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