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Post your beginners 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 aghadowey
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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
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If you can't find the answers in the Help-Pages, then try here ...

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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Looking for infor...
on Tuesday 01 September 15 06:29 BST (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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in Re: Help Deciphering a m...
on Today at 08:03

No New Posts Free Photo Restoration & Date Old Photographs

Get your Photographs restored or dated completely for free by the generous people on RootsChat.

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in Re: Help request for gt....
on Today at 09:24

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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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: sums ?
on Today at 09:48

Sub Boards: The Lighter Side
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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by hsfam
in Re: Questions about FTDN...
on Sunday 30 August 15 22:25 BST (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Ringrose
in Geno gold.com
on Tuesday 01 September 15 11:43 BST (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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on Yesterday at 13:20

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Need some technical help with using your computer, or using the internet?

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Latest post by Lindarn
in PAF-5 TO FTM
on Yesterday at 23:40

Sub Boards: Family History Programs, Tree 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 aghadowey
in Re: Adair Family from Ir...
on Today at 09:38

Sub 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 MonicaL
in Re: Pre 1841 population ...
on Sunday 02 August 15 15:37 BST (UK)

No New Posts Gaelic Language

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Conas a deirtear?
on Monday 11 May 15 21:17 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by aghadowey
in Re: Robinson & Cleaver f...
on Today at 08:59

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

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Latest post by conahy calling
in Link: WALSH - Research...
on Wednesday 29 July 15 11:35 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
on Friday 03 April 15 13:22 BST (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Do the Glanrhyd hosp...
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Latest post by Darris
in Re: Welsh Parish Records...
on Monday 20 July 15 21:35 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Cynfelin
in Idris Davies- Prifathro ...
on Sunday 09 August 15 19:19 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by chr1st1an
in Ada Jane BODDY (born at ...
on Today at 09:49

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2014
on Friday 19 December 14 13:45 GMT (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by KiwiHugh
in Peter Hampson 1861 and a...
on Today at 08:43

Sub 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 ragt39
in Re: marriage of Francis ...
on Yesterday at 17:33

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Research in Other Countries

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

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by stockton
in Re: Sarah Casey left for...
on Today at 09:51

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

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in Re: death record and hea...
on Today at 05:58

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by GAYNORI
in Re: Madeleine Eugenie Em...
on Today at 09:44

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

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Latest post by minniehaha
in Re: These names must sur...
on Today at 08:03

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

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Latest post by karen knox
in Re: Parents of Eve Walde...
on Today at 08:43

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

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Latest post by ballydw
in Re: Aileen Samsel
on Yesterday at 22:24

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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 mgeneas
in Re: Cannot find Alice in...
on Wednesday 26 August 15 20:05 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Paul Budden
in Re: Torra Kitchi of Japa...
on Yesterday at 21:25

Sub 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 goldsy19
in Re: James Pyne/Pine
on Yesterday at 21:10

Sub 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

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Latest post by maxD
in Re: what does this abbrv...
on Today at 09:28

Sub 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 keyboard86
in Re: Allans in Brampton c...
on Tuesday 01 September 15 21:02 BST (UK)

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Latest post by mairepad
in Re: Recommendations for ...
on Monday 31 August 15 00:36 BST (UK)

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

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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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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 Ruskie
in Re: Link: Surname Profil...
on Monday 31 August 15 00:12 BST (UK)

Sub 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

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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 Braindead
in Re: is it possible for t...
on Saturday 22 August 15 23:16 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by SpudKiwi
in Re: family bible - MOLYN...
on Monday 31 August 15 06:47 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by ev
in MOVED: Occupants of grav...
on Monday 31 August 15 14:29 BST (UK)

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 PatrickBull
in CALBREATH William, Death...
on Yesterday at 22:56

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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