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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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General

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Latest post by Skoosh
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on Tuesday 13 December 16 11:49 GMT (UK)

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Some Special Interests

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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 Jean M
in Re: Crest Large tomb, St...
on Tuesday 27 December 16 22:42 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Sloe Gin
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on Saturday 18 February 17 23:35 GMT (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by MarkyP
in Re: 1643 Inventory
on Monday 02 January 17 14:00 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by JRSAncestorHunt
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Latest post by shejos
in Witton cemetery, Birming...
on Monday 20 February 17 18:20 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 rosie99
in Re: MARRIAGE: Charles T...
on Tuesday 21 February 17 17:47 GMT (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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