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Latest post by pinefamily
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Latest post by Billyblue
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by Alexander.
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in The Bankrupt Directory 1...
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in Researcher Opportunity
on Wednesday 20 May 15 14:47 BST (UK)

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in Re: RootsMagic Version 7...
on Yesterday at 23:50

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

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Latest post by Di33
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on Tuesday 19 May 15 17:36 BST (UK)

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in Re: Edward Kell Kennedy
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in LINK: WW1 civilian inte...
on Yesterday at 21:11

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Latest post by nessie12
in Re: Death records in Arg...
on Yesterday at 21:48

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on Yesterday at 22:28

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in Re: War record for Cyril...
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in Re: pheobe loverage born...
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Latest post by youngtug
in Re: What's a wheel chair...
on Tuesday 19 May 15 20:16 BST (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Blunt / Blount famil...
on Tuesday 19 May 15 14:51 BST (UK)

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Latest post by bowiewhist
in Re: Stamp
on Monday 18 May 15 16:21 BST (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by cj1992
in Re: Another Medallion / ...
on Thursday 21 May 15 22:11 BST (UK)

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Latest post by lizdb
in Re: 'Rouse' family Bible...
on Tuesday 28 April 15 17:17 BST (UK)

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Latest post by neb_maat_re
in Photo request: WOODWELLS...
on Monday 18 May 15 00:47 BST (UK)

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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 Jtyner
in Re: Birth- John Brinley ...
on Yesterday at 16:27

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