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Latest post by Daisypetal
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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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in Need help with your iris...
on Saturday 26 November 16 23:31 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by ballydw
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in Re: Welsh Wills
on Tuesday 08 November 16 14:53 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Emigrated to US or C...
on Saturday 03 December 16 11:48 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by ShaunJ
in Re: Lt. Col. Alexander A...
on Today at 10:32

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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in Re: Goodalls of yorkshir...
on Saturday 03 December 16 21:11 GMT (UK)

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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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in Re: Mamaroneck Meeting R...
on Sunday 13 November 16 02:06 GMT (UK)

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on Sunday 04 December 16 21:54 GMT (UK)

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on Monday 05 December 16 13:56 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by MaecW
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on Friday 11 November 16 12:49 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Jackiemh
in Re: Marquet
on Yesterday at 21:31

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by lisingreece
in Re: adoption records
on Sunday 04 December 16 20:07 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Treetotal
in Re: Found: Henry HORNCAS...
on Monday 05 December 16 22:54 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by allang
in Re: Grave in St James, H...
on Monday 05 December 16 11:23 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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on Yesterday at 20:03

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