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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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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: Sarah Jane Quilter L...
on Today at 04:26

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

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Ringrose
in Data of immigration in t...
on Monday 13 April 15 17:35 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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Need some technical help with using your computer, or using the internet?

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in Help please with downloa...
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Sub 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 genboy
in Re: Cruikshank graves at...
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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by MonicaL
in Re: Link: university gra...
on Saturday 18 April 15 23:32 BST (UK)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
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Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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on Tuesday 10 February 15 19:13 GMT (UK)

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England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by J.J.
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on Thursday 23 April 15 04:05 BST (UK)

Sub Boards: Isle of Man Lookup Requests, Isle of Man Resources & Offers
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The Channel Islands

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on Yesterday at 07:18

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Research in Other Countries

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

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

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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in Re: Danish to English #3
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in New Zealand.

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

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Latest post by axecalibre
in Re: William Harry Trehae...
on Saturday 25 April 15 14:23 BST (UK)

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

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

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Latest post by Peter Goff
in Re: Lydia Thomas born 18...
on Sunday 26 April 15 17:07 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by yasmina4
in Re: Maureen Short Banga...
on Yesterday at 12:46

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by sooraz
in Re: Birth and Death look...
on Saturday 25 April 15 12:53 BST (UK)

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections

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Latest post by emfranky
in Re: killed in action 191...
on Yesterday at 23:01

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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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in Re: Lion tamer
on Yesterday at 21:26

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in Re: A blacksmith's strik...
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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 KGarrad
in Re: Blunt / Blount famil...
on Yesterday at 14:47

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Latest post by behindthefrogs
in Re: Edlin in Leics and L...
on Saturday 25 April 15 12:23 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 misstinkerbell77
in Help identifying uniform...
on Yesterday at 17:48

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 bleetriplett
in Smeall/Smail of Scotland...
on Saturday 04 April 15 20:36 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by aghadowey
in Re: Jewish cemeteries in...
on Sunday 19 April 15 19:33 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 pincard
in Unwanted Death Certifica...
on Saturday 25 April 15 18:18 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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