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Everyone has to start somewhere, so why not start here. Post your 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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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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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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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by Patricia Blacklaws
in DNA question
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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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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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Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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in MOVED: looking for J CAM...
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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in La 'le Padraig
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Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
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England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by John M Holmes
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The Channel Islands

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Research in Other Countries

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

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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in German name variants
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in Re: Stumped re: BAPTISMA...
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Latest post by shellyesq
in Re: Peder Hansen (Peter)...
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by scheddie
in Re: Cheddie Family
on Monday 15 September 14 15:39 BST (UK)

Child Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by cpercival
in Marriage Irving/Irwin to...
on Yesterday at 10:34

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Some Special Interests

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in Re: Help understanding R...
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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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in Re: priscilla born 1866
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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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in Re: Any light to be shed...
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Latest post by minerva08
in Re: Link: One PLACE stud...
on Yesterday at 23:32

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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 Maggie.
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Latest post by GrahamSimons
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Latest post by mommabear52
in James warnock born 1789 ...
on Sunday 14 September 14 00:49 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 jamcat95
in FISHER William - Birth
on Monday 15 September 14 08:50 BST (UK)

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