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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 jaywit
in Re: Alma Daviss (nee Dud...
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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 Milliepede
in Re: Message box full mes...
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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: Translation Norwegia...
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Would you like a treasured photograph restored or dated ?

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Latest post by Carole in Dallas
in Hello all! Could someon...
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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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Latest post by LizzieW
in This was a surprise
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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 Patricia Blacklaws
in DNA question
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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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in British & Commonwealth S...
on Wednesday 10 September 14 07:58 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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Latest post by peramar
in Doncaster and District F...
on Wednesday 10 September 14 15:09 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 Margow
in Re: Saving Tree Views
on Today at 17:00

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

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

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by AngelaRohlfs
in Re: James Mathews 1869 B...
on Today at 17:58

Child Boards: Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois (Queens), Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly (Kings), Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow
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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: SCHOOLS, WORKHOUSES,...
on Tuesday 26 August 14 22:31 BST (UK)

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

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 Forfarian
in Re: ANDERSON, Alex'r m. ...
on Today at 17:45

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 ev
in MOVED: looking for J CAM...
on Monday 08 September 14 12:35 BST (UK)

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Latest post by aghadowey
in Re: list of kings lineag...
on Monday 25 August 14 20:31 BST (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 Jo Harding
in Re: David Lloyd George a...
on Today at 18:12

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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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Latest post by Griffl
in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
on Saturday 30 August 14 00:43 BST (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by John M Holmes
in Re: Holmes family in IOM
on Wednesday 10 September 14 14:06 BST (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 grh8343
in Re: Isabella Francis,Wif...
on Sunday 14 September 14 19:22 BST (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'.

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Henry Herbert Hyde a...
on Saturday 13 September 14 20:53 BST (UK)

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: Swedish seaman's dat...
on Today at 16:21

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

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Latest post by jamcat95
in Re: 'Name of Ship' neede...
on Today at 16:14

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

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Latest post by kaycee
in Re: ethel may Lloyd
on Today at 17:44

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

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Latest post by innstepper
in Re: Dick Pratt - Christc...
on Today at 14:46

Child Boards: New Zealand Resources & Offers, New Zealand Completed Requests
No New Posts South Africa

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

Moderator: rutti tutti

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Latest post by Patricia Blacklaws
in Re: South Africa search
on Today at 15:38

No New Posts United States of America

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

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Latest post by rhansonb
in Re: Weeks /Upton/Laconsa...
on Today at 16:06

Child Boards: US Lookup Requests, US Resources & Offers
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by scheddie
in Re: Cheddie Family
on Yesterday at 15:39

Child Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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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 LizzieL
in Re: FindmyPast address s...
on Today at 13:44

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.

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Latest post by hiyamarra
in Re: WW11 on the Railways
on Today at 17:57

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 alansdad
in Re: Stevens
on Friday 12 September 14 14:01 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by cherub161
in Bus Conductor in Leaming...
on Today at 12:45

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 carol1966
in Re: Bell Coat of Arms - ...
on Wednesday 10 September 14 18:16 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 BumbleB
in Re: ARCHBELL
on Friday 12 September 14 16:52 BST (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

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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 Maggie.
in Re: Can anyone throw som...
on Saturday 13 September 14 22:21 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 GrahamSimons
in Re: Restorer advice for ...
on Monday 01 September 14 11:54 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by mommabear52
in James warnock born 1789 ...
on Sunday 14 September 14 00:49 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 jamcat95
in FISHER William - Birth
on Yesterday at 08:50

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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