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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by sam9988350
in polish ancestors!
on Tuesday 18 July 17 15:43 BST (UK)

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Some Special Interests

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Latest post by dukewm
in TAYLOR, Robert Downing I...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by palmtrees
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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 Paul Jackson
in Rimmer & Jackson 1888
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