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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by Mart 'n' Al
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Latest post by sdbadger
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Pennines
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on Yesterday at 13:54

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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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on Saturday 02 June 18 19:55 BST (UK)

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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