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Post your beginners genealogy questions on how to search your family history and post your local history questions here! Also, if you can think of things to help a budding local history or family history beginner, then please post your tips here!
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Latest post by heywood
in Re: Harriett Carroll
on Yesterday at 23:00

No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

If you have questions on how to use RootsChat, look in the Help Pages
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If you can't find the answers in the Help-Pages, then try here ...

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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Whitfield debacle...
on Sunday 23 February 20 07:32 GMT (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
in Re: Hornblow Will & Inve...
on Today at 02:39

No New Posts Free Photo Restoration & Date Old Photographs

Get your Photographs restored or dated completely for free by the generous people on RootsChat. Please Include Family Names and Country in Titles of Photographs if known, or how the image relates to your family history. Posts without any details will not be allowed to be posted.

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Latest post by Trishanne
in Re: Old family photo Bel...
on Today at 02:36

Sub Boards: Photograph Resources, Tips, Tutorials

General

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Join in and discuss more general genealogy and local history things here. If you can't think of what category, country or county your message should come under, then perhaps you could put your message here!

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Latest post by maddys52
in Re: Epiphany 1834
on Today at 01:28

Sub Boards: The Lighter Side
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Discuss your armed forces connections

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Latest post by MJBatten
in Re: JAPAN WW2 - British ...
on Yesterday at 22:20

Sub Boards: Armed Forces Resources, World War One, World War Two
No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by sugarfizzle
in Re: Understanding what m...
on Today at 01:16

No New Posts Useful Links

Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by bearkat
in Hardwicke Marriage Index...
on Friday 10 January 20 12:17 GMT (UK)

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Genealogical and Family History items 'For Sale' and 'Wanted' (this includes private and commercial posts), and details of any Family History or Local History Fairs or other Events of genealogical interest. (You need to have done a few other posts on the rest of RootsChat before being able to post here).

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Latest post by Milliepede
in Street Map of London goi...
on Monday 24 February 20 11:40 GMT (UK)

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Need some technical help with using your computer, or using the internet?

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Latest post by Sinann
in Re: Microsoft Paint
on Wednesday 26 February 20 18:31 GMT (UK)

Sub Boards: Family History Programs, Tree Organisation, Presentation, Reference Library

Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by hdw
in Re: Elie cemetery graves...
on Yesterday at 23:42

Sub Boards: Scotland (General), Aberdeenshire, Angus (Forfarshire), Argyllshire, Ayrshire, Banffshire, Berwickshire, Buteshire, Caithness, Clackmannanshire, Dumfriesshire, Dunbartonshire, East Lothian (Haddingtonshire), Fife, Inverness, Kincardineshire, Kinross-shire, Kirkcudbrightshire, Lanarkshire, Midlothian, Moray (Elginshire), Nairnshire, Orkney, Peeblesshire, Perthshire, Renfrewshire, Ross & Cromarty, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Shetland, Stirlingshire, Sutherland, West Lothian (Linlithgowshire), Wigtownshire
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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Janethepain
in Re: Access to Historical...
on Sunday 26 January 20 17:54 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Gaelic Language

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Latest post by chrispaton
in ┘idh sam bith ann an lea...
on Thursday 13 June 19 17:07 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by Mckha489
in Re: Where to begin findi...
on Today at 01:31

Sub Boards: Ireland (General), Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois (Queens), Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly (Kings), Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow
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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by aghadowey
in Irish burials in Dundee,...
on Thursday 30 January 20 11:03 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Gortinanima
in Translation of Fermanagh...
on Saturday 16 November 19 19:21 GMT (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by suttontrust
in Re: Thomas Smith's wife ...
on Yesterday at 22:27

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Latest post by wilcoxon
in Re: Link: The National G...
on Sunday 09 February 20 13:53 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Mei
in Re: Llanddeusant (Sir Ga...
on Monday 06 January 20 22:19 GMT (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by Cienna
in Re: Help with Brodribb f...
on Today at 01:23

Sub Boards: England (General), Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire & Isle of Wight, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London and Middlesex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Westmorland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire (East Riding & York), Yorkshire (North Riding), Yorkshire (West Riding)
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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2018.........
on Sunday 31 December 17 10:50 GMT (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by Blue70
in Re: samuel mylchreest- b...
on Tuesday 25 February 20 10:30 GMT (UK)

Sub Boards: Isle of Man Lookup Requests, Isle of Man Resources & Offers
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The Channel Islands

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Latest post by Jeanie Ology
in Re: Le Friec Family
on Yesterday at 15:21

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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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Latest post by TreeSpirit
in Re: Hawke Family - Kapun...
on Today at 01:25

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

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Latest post by Nanafos
in Re: Whatever Happened to...
on Today at 01:22

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by decor
in Re: Belgium BMD Records
on Yesterday at 16:45

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in New Zealand.

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Latest post by minniehaha
in Re: John Joseph Fox and ...
on Yesterday at 23:40

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

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Latest post by pampoen
in Re: Henry George BROWN o...
on Yesterday at 10:20

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in the United States.

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Latest post by shellyesq
in Re: George Dowling
on Today at 00:01

Sub Boards: US Lookup Requests, US Resources & Offers
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General queries and discussions about Immigrants, Emigrants, Expatriates, Exiles and people who worked 'abroad'.

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Latest post by History Lives
in Re: "a coloured man" mea...
on Tuesday 25 February 20 00:09 GMT (UK)

Sub Boards: Immigrant and Emigrant Resources & Offers
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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
Research on Ancestors and their Descendants from any other countries. e.g. India, Ceylon, the West Indies, South American countries, etc, etc

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Latest post by monicats
in Re: Josiah Gatward died ...
on Yesterday at 19:20

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

No New Posts Census and Resource Discussion

Discuss your findings, links, problems or triumphs of your Census searches here - please no "lookup requests" in this one. NOTE: Offers must NOT breach the licence agreement or copyright of the source.

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Latest post by stanmapstone
in Re: 1911 Census mystery
on Wednesday 26 February 20 13:31 GMT (UK)

Sub Boards: Census Lookup and Resource Requests, Census Lookup and Resource Offers, Library and FHS Lookups

Some Special Interests

No New Posts Quaker Family History

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 ciderdrinker
in Re: Isaac Fearon and Mar...
on Saturday 18 January 20 10:47 GMT (UK)

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For topics about ancestors, who travelled around the country. Romanies, Gypsies, Tinkers, Travellers, Circus people and the like

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Latest post by marymealy
in Re: Gypsy Tragedy-perhap...
on Wednesday 26 February 20 08:52 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Viktoria
in Re: Has anyone come acro...
on Today at 02:05

No New Posts Heraldry Crests and Coats of Arms

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

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Please Help Identify...
on Thursday 20 February 20 15:23 GMT (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
Please do NOT enter look-up requests for individual persons here !

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Latest post by kc123
in Re: BASSANO (ALL) Engl...
on Friday 21 February 20 22:39 GMT (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 Jack TT
in Re: Queens South Africa ...
on Saturday 01 February 20 17:03 GMT (UK)

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Discuss your family bibles here - how to start them, how to update them, etc.

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Latest post by Gemma1979
in Re: Coton family - bible
on Saturday 07 December 19 22:23 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Graveyards and Gravestones

For your queries and discussions about graveyards, gravestones, gravestone symbols, etc.

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Latest post by Mark Falzon
in Re: Lobeck family burial...
on Tuesday 18 February 20 07:26 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Unwanted Certificates & Artefacts

Not too sure what to do with a whole box of things of family items that were found in the attic? Discuss them here!
Post in here items that might be special to another family (such as medals, photographs, letters etc..)

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Latest post by orkneyman
in Hugh O'Neil 1876 Bolton,...
on Wednesday 12 February 20 15:55 GMT (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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