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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Henry Westbury
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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 horselydown86
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Latest post by Mckha489
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on Friday 17 August 18 20:57 BST (UK)

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Latest post by lancaster.jim
in St Marie RC Church, Bury
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in Re: Floppy Disks
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Latest post by hopeless24
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in Re: st Kitts how to res...
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Some Special Interests

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Latest post by JohninSussex
in Re: Copley of Bredon, Wo...
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Latest post by Telboy81
in Re: DELASALLE, all
on Thursday 13 September 18 20:16 BST (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 [Ray]
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Latest post by youngtug
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Latest post by kev1609
in Ford Cemetry, Liverpool ...
on Sunday 16 September 18 18:37 BST (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 Cell
in Re: Charles William Snoo...
on Tuesday 11 September 18 03:53 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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