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Beginners

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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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Latest post by Kay99
in Re: George wilShaw 1834
on Today at 15:23

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
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If you can't find the answers in the Help-Pages, then try here ...

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Latest post by suey
in Re: Adding images to P...
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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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Latest post by Rhododendron
in Re: Groom's occupation
on Today at 13:33

No New Posts Free Photo Restoration & Date Old Photographs

Get your Photographs restored or dated completely for free by the generous people on RootsChat.

Moderator: sarah

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in Re: Great aunt Bertha Sm...
on Today at 15:50

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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Latest post by jorose
in Re: Divorce in the Uk in...
on Today at 16:01

Sub 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 DevonCruwys
in Re: mt Full Sequencing -...
on Yesterday at 11:43

No New Posts Useful Links

Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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in Re: Launch of UK's Proba...
on Tuesday 13 January 15 12:55 GMT (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 sarah
in MOVED: wanted.. out of p...
on Monday 02 March 15 14:20 GMT (UK)

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Need some technical help with using your computer, or using the internet?

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Latest post by Hilary F
in Re: ipad and ancestry
on Today at 13:56

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.

Moderator: ev

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in Re: Cumming in Carmunnoc...
on Today at 16:00

Sub 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 suek2075
in Re: Link: Gravestone and...
on Monday 23 February 15 21:25 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Gaelic Language

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Latest post by Flattybasher9
in Re: list of kings lineag...
on Saturday 18 October 14 14:32 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: MEEKIN James, Carnew...
on Today at 15:11

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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by KarenM
in MOVED: Help badly needed...
on Wednesday 04 March 15 22:48 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Irish Language

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Latest post by ollie nicholson
in Re: Cad é 'Circus Siubhá...
on Thursday 27 November 14 11:07 GMT (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 valerie1
in Re: Death of William Jon...
on Yesterday at 20:39

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Latest post by hiraeth
in Re: Recommendation on bo...
on Tuesday 10 February 15 19:13 GMT (UK)

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Posts in this section to be in the Welsh language only. Posts in English will be deleted. Post translation requests in "Wales - General".

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Latest post by Mike in Cumbria
in Re: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi
on Monday 02 March 15 11:59 GMT (UK)

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 mikehardy
in Re: William Hardy b1847 ...
on Today at 15:48

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2014
on Friday 19 December 14 13:45 GMT (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by Frances_mnb
in Re: Kneale Henry
on Saturday 14 February 15 21:20 GMT (UK)

Sub Boards: Isle of Man Lookup Requests, Isle of Man Resources & Offers
No New Posts Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey, Sark

The Channel Islands

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Latest post by Hill
in Re: Bmd look up please
on Tuesday 03 March 15 13:03 GMT (UK)

Sub 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'.

Moderators: Berlin-Bob, jorose

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Morris and Hester Wa...
on Today at 14:54

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by Diggie
in Re: Finland resources
on Today at 10:26

Sub Boards: Europe Resources & Offers
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by Greg Anderson
in Re: John ANDERSON marrie...
on Today at 11:55

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

Moderator: KarenM

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Henry Aylmer Coates
on Yesterday at 22:01

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

Moderator: spades

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Latest post by jaybelnz
in Re: William McAughtrie b...
on Today at 07:12

Sub Boards: New Zealand Resources & Offers, New Zealand Completed Requests
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

Moderator: rutti tutti

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Latest post by Malcolm DE BEER
in Death Notice
on Today at 15:27

No New Posts United States of America

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

Moderator: shellyesq

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Latest post by gazza1966
in Re: Birth Records For U....
on Yesterday at 21:59

Sub Boards: US Lookup Requests, US Resources & Offers
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
Research on Ancestors and their Descendants from any other countries. e.g. India, Ceylon, the West Indies, South American countries, etc, etc

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Latest post by mazzie74
in Re: Where to start in In...
on Wednesday 04 March 15 11:48 GMT (UK)

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

No New Posts Census and Resource Discussion

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 Annette7
in Re: Help to look for anc...
on Today at 13:03

Sub 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.

Moderators: millymcb, scrimnet

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Latest post by MikeD1967
in Re: Sgt Major William Ro...
on Today at 15:30

Sub Boards: Armed Forces Resources, World War One, World War Two
No New Posts Travelling People

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 AliIsoMar
in moira colliery/ ashby ca...
on Yesterday at 20:24

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

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Latest post by aghadowey
in Re: C17th/18th Hunter / ...
on Today at 08:36

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 davidbappleton
in Re: Drawing a Coat-of-Ar...
on Monday 16 February 15 18:56 GMT (UK)

No New Posts One Name Studies

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 angel~eyes
in Re: MOCROFT
on Wednesday 04 March 15 19:14 GMT (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

No New Posts FH Documents and Artefacts

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 dunvr
in Help translating german ...
on Tuesday 24 February 15 00:08 GMT (UK)

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 lizdb
in Re: crowhurst family bib...
on Monday 02 March 15 15:03 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Graveyards and Gravestones

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

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Latest post by Billiegirl
in Photo Request St Nichola...
on Yesterday at 03:14

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 helenmcasmith
in Unwanted death certifica...
on Sunday 01 March 15 20:32 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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