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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 what0101
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General

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in Re: Cause of death - any...
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Latest post by weste
in Birmingham Burials
on Tuesday 20 December 16 19:29 GMT (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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in Quaker Family History So...
on Saturday 04 February 17 01:01 GMT (UK)

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

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Latest post by Skoosh
in Scottish Legal Terms
on Tuesday 13 December 16 11:49 GMT (UK)

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in MOVED: translating an en...
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Latest post by wilcoxon
in Re: Welsh Wills
on Tuesday 08 November 16 14:53 GMT (UK)

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on Sunday 15 January 17 23:45 GMT (UK)

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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in Jahanssen from Sweden or...
on Sunday 19 February 17 11:27 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Immigrants to London...
on Monday 20 February 17 20:00 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by hscott21
in Re: Descendants of Alois...
on Monday 20 February 17 22:10 GMT (UK)

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by John Cullum
in Thomas Ainslie lookup an...
on Sunday 19 February 17 20:03 GMT (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 LizzieW
in Re: Quaker records on su...
on Sunday 15 January 17 23:38 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by panished
in Re: Gipsy Dan Boswell
on Monday 20 February 17 19:53 GMT (UK)

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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 Jean M
in Re: Crest Large tomb, St...
on Tuesday 27 December 16 22:42 GMT (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 Sloe Gin
in ROBERTS family of East W...
on Saturday 18 February 17 23:35 GMT (UK)

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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Latest post by MarkyP
in Re: 1643 Inventory
on Monday 02 January 17 14:00 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Treetotal
in Re: Family Bible: Tiplad...
on Wednesday 15 February 17 22:52 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by shejos
in Witton cemetery, Birming...
on Monday 20 February 17 18:20 GMT (UK)

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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 rosie99
in Re: MARRIAGE: Charles T...
on Yesterday at 17:47

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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