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Latest post by amondg
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Latest post by hallmark
in Re: Can i find my old po...
on Saturday 30 June 18 19:56 BST (UK)

Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Need help deciphering old handwriting on wills, certificates and other FH documents ?
Want to know where a place is on your old photos? Post your queries here.

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Latest post by horselydown86
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General

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No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by Catsalsus
in Glencoe
on Wednesday 18 July 18 14:39 BST (UK)

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in Wanted Beswick leather h...
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in Re: DBSIG: German Pork B...
on Wednesday 18 July 18 23:48 BST (UK)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by luimneach
in Re: possible translation
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Latest post by Little Nell
in MOVED: Rose McGovern
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on Friday 27 April 18 20:17 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Sam Swift
in Re: Glasinfryn, Bangor
on Tuesday 17 July 18 00:59 BST (UK)

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in Re: Anne Dowley 1840 Had...
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Isle of Man Genealogy

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in Re: Look up request Guer...
on Monday 16 July 18 10:33 BST (UK)

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Research in Other Countries

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

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in Re: Connolly/Davies
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Latest post by Marona
in Marriage Certificate
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in Re: Negus Immigration:En...
on Saturday 07 July 18 00:05 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by wilcoxon
in Re: Marriage in India ?
on Sunday 15 July 18 19:49 BST (UK)

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by keyboard86
in Re: Frederick Romer 1855...
on Yesterday at 18:32

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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 RICHIE
in Re: master mariner
on Sunday 15 July 18 15:26 BST (UK)

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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by moviegarej
in Identifying Coat of Arms...
on Monday 09 July 18 15:21 BST (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
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Latest post by lia vaz
in Re: jAQUES/HUGUENOTS?/OR...
on Sunday 15 July 18 15:07 BST (UK)

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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Ask here if you have questions about family history documents and artefacts ...
Or if you need help and advice on how to conserve your precious family history mementos ...

Moderator: Berlin-Bob

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Latest post by Treetotal
in Re: What to do with my f...
on Yesterday at 23:26

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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 Amanda.C
in Re: Newfield Durham
on Wednesday 11 July 18 22:20 BST (UK)

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 Regorian
in Re: Bomber Command Losse...
on Monday 09 July 18 07:42 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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