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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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General

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in Wrong Cookies I think
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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on Wednesday 15 May 19 07:16 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Beatles78
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on Yesterday at 15:21

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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 ladidasul
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Latest post by aghadowey
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by ruthruss
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Latest post by Hermit73
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on Today at 18:56

No New Posts Unwanted Certificates & Artefacts

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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 shaun
in 46th Reserve Park Army S...
on Wednesday 10 April 19 14:07 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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