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Latest post by carthy2015
in Leeds grave yard
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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: George Handley
on Wednesday 24 May 17 21:31 BST (UK)

Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Need help deciphering old handwriting on wills, certificates and other FH documents ?
Want to know where a place is on your old photos? Post your queries here.

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Latest post by ShaunJ
in Re: Practicing the techn...
on Today at 10:23

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Latest post by saddles
in Re: A photo of Kathleen ...
on Today at 07:50

Sub Boards: Photograph Resources, Tips, Tutorials

General

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Join in and discuss more general genealogy and local history things here. If you can't think of what category, country or county your message should come under, then perhaps you could put your message here!

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Latest post by Jennyo
in Stuck finding a marriage...
on Today at 10:16

Sub Boards: The Lighter Side
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Latest post by Jaznjjj
in Frank William PERRY
on Today at 10:23

Sub Boards: Armed Forces Resources, World War One, World War Two
No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by Jean Price
in Re: Gedmatch database
on Today at 01:59

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Princess Poppy
in Ancestors in Twyford/Ows...
on Sunday 07 May 17 11:09 BST (UK)

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Genealogical and Family History items 'For Sale' and 'Wanted' (this includes private and commercial posts), and details of any Family History or Local History Fairs or other Events of genealogical interest. (You need to have done a few other posts on the rest of RootsChat before being able to post here).

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Latest post by BucksFerret
in Legal Records For Family...
on Tuesday 23 May 17 20:45 BST (UK)

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Latest post by japeflakes
in Re: Android tablet and S...
on Yesterday at 18:01

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Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by NZGran
in 73 Grove Street Glasgow?
on Today at 10:06

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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Rosinish
in Re: Link: Hebridean emig...
on Thursday 30 March 17 21:36 BST (UK)

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Latest post by ballydw
in Re: possible translation
on Monday 03 April 17 19:57 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by Pheno
in Re: Irish Prison Records...
on Thursday 06 April 17 16:46 BST (UK)

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in Re: TRANSLATING A REFERE...
on Friday 19 May 17 22:50 BST (UK)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by Comberton
in Re: Veronica Jones, Nebo...
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Latest post by Dolgellau
in Re: Link: Welsh Newspape...
on Wednesday 19 April 17 01:16 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Huwcyn
in Re: Coldy, Pentrefelin(?...
on Monday 01 May 17 18:15 BST (UK)

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Latest post by DavidG02
in Re: BRADSHAW of Odell
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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2017...
on Friday 06 January 17 17:42 GMT (UK)

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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on Monday 22 May 17 14:23 BST (UK)

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in Re: Lookup request - Luc...
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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in Tasmania: William LICK...
on Today at 10:09

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in Re: Alma McKechnie and R...
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Latest post by jorose
in Re: France: i cant find ...
on Thursday 25 May 17 22:30 BST (UK)

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in New Zealand.

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Latest post by Karytay
in Re: Transvaal Scottish R...
on Today at 09:44

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Latest post by aussie-girl
in Re: ANTONIO V RUIZ
on Today at 08:16

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Latest post by seaweed
in Re: Help with informatio...
on Yesterday at 10:58

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Perks1
in Re: Latour / Lantour / L...
on Yesterday at 23:54

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by Mojo47
in Re: Liverpool Marriage L...
on Thursday 25 May 17 13:44 BST (UK)

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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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Latest post by jonwicken
in Re: Spiceland Meeting Ho...
on Today at 00:36

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Latest post by cathayb
in EDWARD DAVIS/DAVIES/DAVY
on Sunday 28 May 17 20:01 BST (UK)

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Latest post by ugo
in Re: Assistant Bridge Dri...
on Yesterday at 16:42

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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Assistance with two ...
on Wednesday 24 May 17 22:23 BST (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
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Latest post by briankaess
in Kaess Family Ancestors
on Today at 03:30

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 ...

Moderator: Berlin-Bob

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Latest post by dodger123
in Re: Unknown page number ...
on Saturday 13 May 17 11:11 BST (UK)

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Discuss your family bibles here - how to start them, how to update them, etc.

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Latest post by Peterwin
in Re: HAMER / GARNETT fami...
on Saturday 20 May 17 11:25 BST (UK)

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Latest post by hol
in Re: belmont cemetery bur...
on Today at 09:27

No New Posts Unwanted Certificates & Artefacts

Not too sure what to do with a whole box of things of family items that were found in the attic? Discuss them here!
Post in here items that might be special to another family (such as medals, photographs, letters etc..)

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Latest post by Pussywillow
in Re: John Freeman Death c...
on Sunday 28 May 17 16:49 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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