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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Relations
on Wednesday 08 May 19 18:01 BST (UK)

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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General

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in Wrong Cookies I think
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Latest post by ev
in MOVED: care home records
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in Re: INDIA - what does B....
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Latest post by RobinRedBreast
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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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Latest post by KGarrad
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Latest post by MrDudley
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Latest post by aghadowey
in Re: Gardiner (Gardner) f...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by ruthruss
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Latest post by SiGr
in Re: Illegible word on gr...
on Tuesday 30 April 19 18:41 BST (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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Latest post by shaun
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on Wednesday 10 April 19 14:07 BST (UK)

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