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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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No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

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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 DebPat
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by palmtrees
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Latest post by goblin
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Latest post by kelabit
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on Thursday 20 July 17 20:14 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 Buster25
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on Wednesday 26 July 17 03:27 BST (UK)

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