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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by Eilleen
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Latest post by Billyblue
in Re: Alice Antoinette Eug...
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Some Special Interests

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Latest post by Rena
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on Friday 17 August 18 23:28 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Robert Eales
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Tom 23
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Latest post by crankyvet
in Re: Fletcher Bible found
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Latest post by Tony Freeman
in East London Crematorium ...
on Wednesday 15 August 18 16:04 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 louisa maud
in Re: PARKER Sarah Ann, bi...
on Monday 13 August 18 09:10 BST (UK)

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