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Latest post by Caitlin Terry
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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 Avondale16
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General

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on Friday 17 August 18 20:57 BST (UK)

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in Dorset Family History So...
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Latest post by cupcake
in Re: Bangor death 2001
on Wednesday 12 September 18 09:43 BST (UK)

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

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in Re: Where did she go
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in Re: Passenger lists look...
on Wednesday 10 October 18 09:16 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Lee Ross
in Re: St Vincent, West Ind...
on Today at 10:35

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: 1939 Census Codes
on Sunday 14 October 18 20:34 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 BushInn1746
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Latest post by Viktoria
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on Friday 12 October 18 18:34 BST (UK)

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Latest post by anewitt
in Re: BAUGH(E) / BASS(E)
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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 Juddy
in Re: How can I find the L...
on Wednesday 17 October 18 21:39 BST (UK)

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Latest post by cupcake
in Re: Fairlight Church cem...
on Today at 07:10

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 beatrice834
in RUBIE/RUBY MAUDE MUSSETT...
on Wednesday 17 October 18 13:07 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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