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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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General

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Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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on Thursday 27 November 14 13:26 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by pushniggle
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on Yesterday at 23:07

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Latest post by miriamkinga
in Re: Milne of Calcutta, I...
on Yesterday at 11:18

Child Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Some Special Interests

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Latest post by km1971
in Re: Photo - Regiment?
on Yesterday at 22:10

Child Boards: Armed Forces Resources, World War One, World War Two
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on Thursday 27 November 14 06:59 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Jang
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Latest post by bean
in Re: fesse engrailed
on Thursday 27 November 14 10:44 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Tabitha007
in Re: SCHONBECK - FAMILY
on Thursday 27 November 14 03:36 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

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Latest post by Aulus
in Looking for advice re ph...
on Thursday 20 November 14 21:11 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by sarah
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on Monday 24 November 14 10:46 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by AmyK88
in Re: Information on Anfie...
on Wednesday 26 November 14 17:03 GMT (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 ant.heron
in Re: WW1 photo's, bought ...
on Thursday 27 November 14 20:42 GMT (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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