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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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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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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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No New Posts Free Photo Restoration & Date Old Photographs

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

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in Re: Where Am I No 11? ...
on Today at 20:09

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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in Real name of actress nee...
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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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Latest post by weste
in Re: British Results for ...
on Thursday 16 April 15 18:28 BST (UK)

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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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Latest post by epfedin
in Borders FHS - Crimes of ...
on Tuesday 14 April 15 12:27 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by Falkyrn
in Re: Family Historian 6 -...
on Today at 19:48

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 higgsy
in Re: James Wilkie death c...
on Today at 17:50

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 GrahamSimons
in Re: Link: university gra...
on Today at 19:20

No New Posts Gaelic Language

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in Re: Can I learn Gaelic a...
on Monday 13 April 15 14:28 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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

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Latest post by conahy calling
in Calendar Irish Chancery ...
on Monday 30 March 15 11:35 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
on Friday 03 April 15 13:22 BST (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 wilcoxon
in Re: Gwersyllt Mill
on Today at 20:05

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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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in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
on Wednesday 01 April 15 11:30 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Sidney Williams (b18...
on Today at 20:20

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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 HarrysGirl2
in Re: Adoption to Isle of ...
on Tuesday 31 March 15 13:15 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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Latest post by will1890
in Re: nicholas maingay
on Tuesday 14 April 15 22:10 BST (UK)

Sub Boards: Channel Islands Lookup Requests, Channel Islands Resources & Offers

Research in Other Countries

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

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by Aussie1947
in Re: lilley
on Today at 14:57

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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: Looking for info on ...
on Today at 17:10

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by suzard
in Re: Paul Legrande
on Today at 09:44

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

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in Re: R24368149 - Wellingt...
on Today at 20:15

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

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Latest post by pergamond
in Re: Obtaining unabridged...
on Today at 05:01

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

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Look up, John Aden D...
on Today at 20:18

Sub Boards: US Lookup Requests, US Resources & Offers
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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 JohnnyCanuck
in Re: SS Canada 1883 to Bo...
on Wednesday 15 April 15 03:43 BST (UK)

Sub Boards: Immigrant and Emigrant Resources & Offers
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Philezra
in Re: BARROW - from Bangal...
on Yesterday at 08:58

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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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 thelilradish
in Re: Deciphering initials...
on Today at 16:31

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

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Latest post by Viktoria
in Re: Mystery Drawing
on Today at 20:20

Sub Boards: Armed Forces Resources, World War One, World War Two
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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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Latest post by Nathan Woolford
in Re: CIRCUS - Henry Luigi...
on Today at 11:11

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

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Latest post by seaweed
in Re: Merchant Navy Record...
on Monday 13 April 15 01:18 BST (UK)

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 billcat
in Relevance of Changing Co...
on Today at 18:21

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 huntingforUKrelatives
in Franklin of UK and Unite...
on Thursday 16 April 15 18:18 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 chrisscales
in Re: Help with merchant n...
on Tuesday 07 April 15 13:15 BST (UK)

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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)

No New Posts Graveyards and Gravestones

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

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Latest post by Pat,s
in Jewish cemeteries in Dub...
on Yesterday at 14:18

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 fhaccord
in Re: WW1 Medals
on Today at 14:02

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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