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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by josey
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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on Wednesday 10 October 18 09:16 BST (UK)

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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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 Viktoria
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Latest post by grizzlya
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Mckha489
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Latest post by youngtug
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Latest post by Geminilad1990
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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 islander99
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on Friday 12 October 18 17:22 BST (UK)

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