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in Samuel Watkins
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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in Maps online by county
on Wednesday 11 May 16 20:57 BST (UK)

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

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in Re: Robert CRAXFORD died...
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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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on Friday 20 May 16 16:58 BST (UK)

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in Re: MCNULTY FAMILY - IRE...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Anthony Beacock
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on Today at 11:57

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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 Jtyner
in Death: Thomas Clement Cr...
on Thursday 26 May 16 22:20 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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