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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 ?
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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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Latest post by haddockinthekitchen
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Just a Scot
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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 paulharrison57
in Unwanted birth entry for...
on Saturday 17 September 16 21:04 BST (UK)

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