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Latest post by sparrett
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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in Prisons
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in St Marie RC Church, Bury
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Latest post by Gibby1968
in Re: Is this my William?
on Thursday 20 September 18 16:31 BST (UK)

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in Re: Birth in Lahore 192...
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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 Robin Walpole
in Discenters and Quakers -...
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Latest post by Regorian
in Re: Heraldic crests
on Yesterday at 13:21

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Latest post by Telboy81
in Re: DELASALLE, all
on Thursday 13 September 18 20:16 BST (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by [Ray]
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Latest post by youngtug
in Re: Family Bibles
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Latest post by Viktoria
in Re: GRAVE SIZE
on Yesterday at 14:45

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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)

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