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Latest post by hallmark
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Latest post by marys girl
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by Fraser178
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on Yesterday at 23:48

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in Glencoe
on Wednesday 18 July 18 14:39 BST (UK)

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in “FIRST STEPS” Family His...
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in Brad y Llyfrau Gleision
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Latest post by JohnG_Swansea
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in Re: ww2 Immigration to S...
on Wednesday 15 August 18 14:13 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Ashnz
in Re: German steamerboat -...
on Yesterday at 23:18

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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 sarah
in Re: Searching for family...
on Sunday 29 April 18 17:12 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Midase
in Re: Company History
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Latest post by Fenb0y
in Re: Help with Thomas Ber...
on Friday 10 August 18 16:13 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Robert Eales
in Re: EALES Family of Coun...
on Tuesday 07 August 18 08:51 BST (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Tom 23
in Re: Mid-Victorian Button...
on Thursday 02 August 18 12:13 BST (UK)

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Latest post by crankyvet
in Re: Fletcher Bible found
on Friday 29 June 18 10:59 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Tony Freeman
in East London Crematorium ...
on Wednesday 15 August 18 16:04 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 louisa maud
in Re: PARKER Sarah Ann, bi...
on Monday 13 August 18 09:10 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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