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Latest post by William (Bill) Zebedee
in John Silvester
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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: John Silvester
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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 arthurk
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General

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Latest post by DavyTee68
in DNA results in and haven...
on Monday 13 November 17 15:09 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by genealogygirlais
in Scanning / Photographing...
on Monday 30 October 17 15:12 GMT (UK)

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in New Book - Dudley in Old...
on Monday 13 November 17 19:40 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by JJen
in Re: e-readers
on Today at 15:36

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Latest post by s58roads
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Latest post by MonicaL
in Discovering and visiting...
on Saturday 05 August 17 22:03 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Vatersay
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Latest post by Kerrill
in Re: Marriage cert
on Monday 06 November 17 23:02 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by athel_cb
in Re: Baptised Twice!
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Latest post by 3sillydogs
in Re: Hendrik Cornelis van...
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on Saturday 11 November 17 16:17 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Karytay
in Germany- Wolhuter
on Yesterday at 11:25

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Latest post by trish1120
in Re: 1891 Census. Alice F...
on Today at 12:56

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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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in Re: KNIGHTONs in Hunting...
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Latest post by liamcornes1983
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on Wednesday 15 November 17 18:00 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Help to id coat of a...
on Sunday 29 October 17 18:35 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by briankaess
in Kaess
on Today at 14:00

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 ...

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Latest post by Newfloridian
in Re: Abbreviations in 18t...
on Saturday 11 November 17 19:59 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by goblin
in Re: family bible
on Monday 17 July 17 13:36 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Dyingout
in Re: Cheriton Road Cemete...
on Friday 03 November 17 23:01 GMT (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 manda_mcd
in Birth 1882 Grace CADOO ...
on Wednesday 15 November 17 00:40 GMT (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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