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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
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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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General

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Latest post by PurpleOwl333
in Ancestorville
on Monday 19 February 18 22:17 GMT (UK)

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in Genealogy Products Surve...
on Friday 23 February 18 16:57 GMT (UK)

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on Monday 19 February 18 04:09 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Japan research
on Yesterday at 11:17

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in Re: Is it possible to se...
on Friday 23 February 18 22:38 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 venelow
in Re: Quaker Dates
on Friday 23 February 18 21:24 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by doidy
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in Re: Crest or Coat of Arm...
on Friday 23 February 18 12:51 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by briankaess
in Kaess
on Yesterday at 13:22

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 GeorgiyH
in Re: What are these?
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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: The Tradition of Kee...
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Latest post by RhynieGRL
in Re: George Patterson Cru...
on Yesterday at 23:53

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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 Shazz61
in Re: Marriage Certificate...
on Yesterday at 13:58

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