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Everyone has to start somewhere, so why not start here. Post your 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 rolnora
in Re: Liddell/Liddle & Bro...
on Today at 08:43

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
For instance: FAQs, Tips an Hints or in the Index to Help-Pages
If you can't find the answers in the Help-Pages, then try here ...

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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Mansfield street ...
on Yesterday at 08:55

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 GR2
in Re: 1720 Sasine few word...
on Today at 08:03

No New Posts Free Photo Restoration & Dating.

Would you like a treasured photograph restored or dated ?

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Latest post by km1971
in Re: Military postcard, d...
on Today at 08:48

Child Boards: Resources, Tips, Tutorials

General

No New Posts The Common Room

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 BonnieDownUnder
in Re: Male name Gus, what ...
on Today at 08:41

Child 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 Gavsmum
in Re: Which DNA test would...
on Tuesday 19 August 14 16:10 BST (UK)

No New Posts Useful Links

Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Isabel H
in Link: Pitlochry & Moulin...
on Monday 18 August 14 12:51 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 BucksFerret
in Buckinghamshire FHS Sept...
on Yesterday at 12:36

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

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Latest post by mike175
in Re: HELP - Dilemma - Can...
on Yesterday at 23:57

Child Boards: FH Programs, Organisation, Presentation, Reference Library

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 cupcake
in Re: Brighton WW2
on Today at 08:50

Child Boards: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire & Isle of Wight, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London and Middlesex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Westmorland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire (East Riding & York), Yorkshire (North Riding), Yorkshire (West Riding)
No New Posts Cornish Language

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2013...
on Monday 23 June 14 19:33 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by Sinann
in Re: Clones, Co Monaghan ...
on Today at 08:42

Child Boards: Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois (Queens), Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly (Kings), Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow
No New Posts Ireland Resources

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

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Latest post by dathai
in Re: Link: Irish Prison R...
on Tuesday 19 August 14 19:19 BST (UK)

No New Posts Irish Language

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Latest post by eadaoin
in La 'le Padraig
on Monday 17 March 14 00:44 GMT (UK)

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 thomas1879
in sapper h moran
on Today at 08:15

Child 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
No New Posts Scotland Resources

Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Rainne
in Re: "Scottish Biographie...
on Wednesday 13 August 14 20:14 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Skoosh
in Re: Slainte
on Thursday 03 January 13 22:18 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 CassT
in Re: Drymma House & Lodge...
on Today at 07:47

Child Boards: Anglesey, Breconshire, Caernarvonshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Glamorganshire, Merionethshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, Pembrokeshire, Radnorshire
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Latest post by Narrowboat Dave
in Re: Newspaper reports of...
on Tuesday 19 August 14 15:15 BST (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".

Moderators: RootsChat, trystan

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Latest post by pinot
in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
on Sunday 17 August 14 00:15 BST (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by sarah
in Re: Cashin Family of Pat...
on Friday 08 August 14 20:31 BST (UK)

Child 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 Rosemary sanders
in Re: Sion House Academy,S...
on Yesterday at 14:58

Child 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 Erin2012
in Re: 1911 immigration Ire...
on Yesterday at 15:52

Child Boards: Immigrant and Emigrant Resources & Offers
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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by jorose
in Re: Harold G Jorgensen
on Yesterday at 17:27

Child Boards: Europe Resources & Offers
No New Posts Australia

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

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by sparrett
in Re: Transported then wha...
on Today at 08:46

Child Boards: Australia Resources & Offers, Australia Lookups completed
No New Posts Canada

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

Moderator: KarenM

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Latest post by stlowrey1
in Re: Yvan "John" Lesenko ...
on Today at 05:43

Child Boards: Canada Lookup Request, Canada Resources
No New Posts New Zealand

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

Moderator: spades

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Latest post by carrbridge
in Re: houston Completed
on Today at 08:28

Child Boards: New Zealand Resources & Offers, New Zealand Completed Requests
No New Posts South Africa

Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

Moderator: rutti tutti

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Latest post by PinkFairy7
in ARCHIVE RECORDS
on Today at 03:50

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 Berlin-Bob
in Re: Online databases for...
on Today at 07:56

Child Boards: US Lookup Requests, US Resources & Offers
No New Posts Other Countries

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 holl83
in Travelling back from Bra...
on Yesterday at 09:32

Child 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 Ruskie
in Re: Queensland Death Not...
on Today at 05:58

Child Boards: Census Lookup and Resource Requests, Census Lookup and Resource Offers, Library and FHS Lookups

Some Special Interests

No New Posts Armed Forces

Discuss your armed forces connections.

Moderators: millymcb, scrimnet

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Latest post by Shevy
in Re: Charles Thorney - Ar...
on Today at 00:34

Child 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 janeo
in Re: Staffordshire Travel...
on Yesterday at 13:51

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

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Latest post by Laura Stepney
in Re: Look-up Liverpool (M...
on Yesterday at 23:45

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 greensleeves
in Re: Talgarth coat of arm...
on Sunday 17 August 14 22:51 BST (UK)

No New Posts One Name Studies -General

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 Tracy Hill
in Re: Heap surname
on Sunday 17 August 14 23:45 BST (UK)

Child 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 heatherrr
in RAMC Plaque.
on Yesterday at 20:48

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 Yria
in Re: HARRIS (Essex) Famil...
on Friday 08 August 14 06:00 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 bendywendy
in Re: Hull Western Cemeter...
on Saturday 16 August 14 12:59 BST (UK)

No New Posts Unwanted FH Documents & 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 Bigandyspence
in Re: "MUIR "- Scotland Bm...
on Sunday 17 August 14 09:58 BST (UK)

Child 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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