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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 Chris_41
in Anne Horton
on Today at 11:07

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 Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Ruby Comerford
on Today at 10:20

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 groom
in Re: Where Am I? No. 158 ...
on Today at 11:14

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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Latest post by daviesmcintosh
in Millard Family, my Grand...
on Today at 10:57

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 Scrumdown
in Re: Trouble locating bir...
on Today at 10:55

Sub Boards: The Lighter Side
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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by DevonCruwys
in Re: What type of DNA tes...
on Yesterday at 01:56

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: FIND A VICAR!
on Thursday 11 June 15 17:07 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 New Publications At Buck...
on Sunday 19 July 15 22:11 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 tomwald
in Re: Converting a GFT or ...
on Today at 03:06

Sub Boards: Family History Programs, Tree 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 Adnepos_Iacobi
in Re: Brooks in Scotland
on Today at 10:27

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 AncesStory
in Pre 1841 population list...
on Saturday 25 July 15 22:05 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Conas a deirtear?
on Monday 11 May 15 21:17 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: Francis Bunce - Kilr...
on Today at 11:11

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

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Latest post by Sinann
in Re: Link: Ordering Certs...
on Saturday 18 July 15 01:00 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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in Three Elms Whitchurch ca...
on Today at 10:53

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Latest post by Darris
in Re: Welsh Parish Records...
on Monday 20 July 15 21:35 BST (UK)

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Latest post by gwreiddyn
in Re: Mynwent Caeathro
on Saturday 11 July 15 11:47 BST (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 suzard
in Re: Todd Family
on Today at 11:18

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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 diavalos
in Re: Isle of man reformat...
on Wednesday 15 July 15 20:03 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 la grande-méthe
in Re: Thomas Jury BUTLER -...
on Yesterday at 19:21

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Research in Other Countries

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

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in Re: South Australia deat...
on Today at 08:53

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

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in Re: John Shaw and Marion...
on Today at 09:49

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by Family Whispers
in Re: Germany - Adam and A...
on Today at 10:35

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

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Latest post by ShaneNZ
in Re: Birth Dunedin NZ 187...
on Today at 10:24

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

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Latest post by samanthator
in Re: My paternal grandmot...
on Today at 09:36

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

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Latest post by Hannahville
in Re: James Paris Lee inve...
on Today at 09:16

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General queries and discussions about Immigrants, Emigrants, Expatriates, Exiles and people who worked 'abroad'.

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Latest post by cupcake
in Re: Ships passenger list...
on Today at 08:37

Sub Boards: Immigrant and Emigrant Resources & Offers
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Tom Piper
in Re: Marriage of Reverend...
on Yesterday at 10:44

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 brandane
in Re: William Sharkey, loo...
on Sunday 26 July 15 19:50 BST (UK)

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections

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Latest post by daviesmcintosh
in Re: WWII Army service nu...
on Today at 10:40

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 KGarrad
in Re: Noah Palmer and Brit...
on Today at 10:45

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

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Latest post by kilwinning
in Re: Merchant Seamen Appr...
on Yesterday at 23:34

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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by kilkennylass
in Re: Could someone please...
on Sunday 12 July 15 21:59 BST (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
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Latest post by judi2632
in Re: Screeton/ Screaton/S...
on Yesterday at 13:05

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 Infobunny
in Re: Tracing Reference Nu...
on Today at 08:52

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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 mavis 27
in Lost Family Bible - RAVE...
on Saturday 25 July 15 13:44 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by Billiegirl
in Re: Photo Request St Nic...
on Today at 08:05

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 KeenFamilyTree
in HARRIS Joseph BMD birth ...
on Yesterday at 18:54

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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