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Latest post by MaureeninNY
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on Today at 13:12

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Latest post by Bodmin
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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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Latest post by Bookbox
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Latest post by oldtimer
in Re: Clean and colour for...
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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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No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by stanmapstone
in "A Dictionary of Occupat...
on Friday 10 March 17 21:04 GMT (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 terrell4458
in Re: LotusNotes program
on Today at 13:22

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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 spades
in MOVED: Expert help neede...
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Latest post by ballydw
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Latest post by Pheno
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on Thursday 06 April 17 16:46 BST (UK)

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in marriage of thomas owens...
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Latest post by *Sandra*
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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Latest post by Printer
in Vera Elizabeth GREEN (19...
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Latest post by scruffypup
in Robert Bonallie Florida ...
on Friday 21 April 17 18:45 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by ScoutMidlands
in Re: Imelda (Emalda) Edit...
on Yesterday at 22:16

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by pc99
in Re: george atkins - conv...
on Thursday 20 April 17 14:47 BST (UK)

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Some Special Interests

No New Posts Quaker Family History

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 sarah
in Re: Quakers in Yorkshire...
on Tuesday 21 March 17 10:06 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by panished
in Re: Gipsy Dan Boswell
on Sunday 23 April 17 08:56 BST (UK)

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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 Pistolero
in Re: Hey Behindthefrogs, ...
on Sunday 26 March 17 21:24 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 KGarrad
in Re: Gielink
on Sunday 23 April 17 18:28 BST (UK)

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 Ruskie
in Re: Dating jewellery
on Thursday 20 April 17 23:40 BST (UK)

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Latest post by JRSAncestorHunt
in Re: Torgerson/Olson Fami...
on Wednesday 29 March 17 23:27 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Malcolm Peck
in Peck familygrave sites
on Thursday 13 April 17 09:40 BST (UK)

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 jk22
in MILES Sarah death cert g...
on Yesterday at 22:14

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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