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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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Latest post by Kath McGuckin
in Mcguckian.Devlin.Savage
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No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

If you have questions on how to use RootsChat, look in the Help Pages
For instance: FAQs, Tips an Hints or in the Index to Help-Pages
If you can't find the answers in the Help-Pages, then try here ...

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Latest post by meath999
in Re: Adding images to P...
on Monday 27 October 14 17:26 GMT (UK)

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 stephen spencer
in Re: criminal record
on Today at 19:36

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Would you like a treasured photograph restored or dated ?

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Latest post by Treetotal
in Re: Another mystery lady...
on Today at 19:16

Child Boards: Resources, Tips, Tutorials

General

No New Posts The Common Room

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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Latest post by Flattybasher9
in Re: Putting comments on ...
on Today at 20:56

Child Boards: The Lighter Side
No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by DevonCruwys
in Genetic Genealogy Irelan...
on Wednesday 29 October 14 14:35 GMT (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by sarah
in MOVED: Publications of t...
on Tuesday 28 October 14 15:15 GMT (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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Latest post by suffolkmawther
in WWI Commemoration displa...
on Saturday 25 October 14 13:42 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 ammack
in Re: Family Tree Programm...
on Today at 20:04

Child Boards: FH Programs, Organisation, Presentation, Reference Library

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 Dalesman
in Re: William Chapman of A...
on Today at 21:11

Child Boards: Aberdeenshire, Angus (Forfarshire), Argyllshire, Ayrshire, Banffshire, Berwickshire, Buteshire, Caithness, Clackmannanshire, Dumfriesshire, Dunbartonshire, East Lothian (Haddingtonshire), Fife, Inverness, Kincardineshire, Kinross-shire, Kirkcudbrightshire, Lanarkshire, Midlothian, Moray (Elginshire), Nairnshire, Orkney, Peeblesshire, Perthshire, Renfrewshire, Ross & Cromarty, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Shetland, Stirlingshire, Sutherland, West Lothian (Linlithgowshire), Wigtownshire
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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Jeanette H
in Re: Link: Digitised Scot...
on Tuesday 02 September 14 17:01 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Flattybasher9
in Re: list of kings lineag...
on Saturday 18 October 14 14:32 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in COLEMAN in CLONDAGAD pa...
on Today at 21:24

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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by msestd09
in Re: Location of Land Rec...
on Wednesday 22 October 14 11:11 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in La 'le Padraig
on Monday 17 March 14 00:44 GMT (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by wrjones
in Re: Holywell St James lo...
on Today at 22:05

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Latest post by Gadget
in Re: Link: Crime and Puni...
on Friday 10 January 14 13:22 GMT (UK)

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Moderators: RootsChat, trystan

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Latest post by Griffl
in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
on Saturday 30 August 14 00:43 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: Barbara Riddle/Ridde...
on Today at 22:01

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2013...
on Monday 23 June 14 19:33 BST (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by atlantikman
in Re: Cashin of Patrick
on Monday 27 October 14 10:39 GMT (UK)

Child 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 Nicola Sheward
in Re: SILVESTER - Marriage...
on Wednesday 29 October 14 19:59 GMT (UK)

Child Boards: Channel Islands Lookup Requests, Channel Islands Resources & Offers

Research in Other Countries

No New Posts Immigrants & Emigrants - General

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

Moderators: Berlin-Bob, jorose

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Latest post by asherman
in Emigration Agents
on Today at 10:40

Child Boards: Immigrant and Emigrant Resources & Offers
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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by jamcat95
in Re: Finland and Sweden l...
on Today at 21:37

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

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by Valsgirl
in Re: Elizabeth Eleanor Be...
on Today at 21:15

Child Boards: Australia Resources & Offers, Australia Lookups completed
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Canada.

Moderator: KarenM

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Latest post by oldwhitefrog
in George Lilley/Lillie Wel...
on Today at 21:50

Child Boards: Canada Lookup Request, Canada Resources
No New Posts New Zealand

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

Moderator: spades

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Latest post by Lucy2
in Re: Illegitimate births ...
on Today at 21:06

Child Boards: New Zealand Resources & Offers, New Zealand Completed Requests
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

Moderator: rutti tutti

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Latest post by hsteller
in Re: James McCulloch ROBE...
on Today at 21:17

No New Posts United States of America

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

Moderator: shellyesq

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Latest post by shellyesq
in Re: Lydia Thornton (Nee ...
on Today at 16:36

Child Boards: US Lookup Requests, US Resources & Offers
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
Research on Ancestors and their Descendants from any other countries. e.g. India, Ceylon, the West Indies, South American countries, etc, etc

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Latest post by jorose
in Re: Suggestions please r...
on Today at 16:46

Child Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

No New Posts Census and Resource Discussion

Discuss your findings, links, problems or triumphs of your Census searches here - please no "lookup requests" in this one. NOTE: Offers must NOT breach the licence agreement or copyright of the source.

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Latest post by Ceeoh
in Re: 1871 look-up image L...
on Yesterday at 15:56

Child Boards: Census Lookup and Resource Requests, Census Lookup and Resource Offers, Library and FHS Lookups

Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections.

Moderators: millymcb, scrimnet

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Latest post by Randy Thomas Sheik
in Re: Royal Sappers and Mi...
on Today at 20:52

Child 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 rosie17
in Re: owen fair people
on Today at 14:34

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Discuss the research of occupation (trade or profession) interests.

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Latest post by johngosling
in Re: Why would a child be...
on Today at 12:16

No New Posts Heraldry Crests and Coats of Arms

For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by Guy Etchells
in Re: Invented - but from ...
on Tuesday 28 October 14 09:04 GMT (UK)

No New Posts One Name Studies -General

For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
Please do NOT enter look-up requests for individual persons here !

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Latest post by veryoldgal
in Re: Marshall
on Wednesday 29 October 14 05:13 GMT (UK)

Child 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

No New Posts FH Documents and Artefacts

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 relatedtoturnips
in Re: UK supplier of PAT t...
on Wednesday 29 October 14 14:43 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Family Bibles

Discuss your family bibles here - how to start them, how to update them, etc.

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Latest post by panic
in Re: How can I find a fam...
on Today at 10:00

No New Posts Graveyards and Gravestones

For your queries and discussions about graveyards, gravestones, gravestone symbols, etc.

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Latest post by dollybea
in Re: Burial
on Friday 24 October 14 15:30 BST (UK)

No New Posts Unwanted FH Documents & 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 KatPez
in Unwanted Birth Certifica...
on Saturday 25 October 14 17:34 BST (UK)

Child 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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