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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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in Wexford Archives
on Tuesday 19 March 19 19:47 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Vincent Albertina Po...
on Yesterday at 23:55

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in Re: Charles Samuel Henry...
on Wednesday 13 March 19 23:10 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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in Re: John Bringhurst, 165...
on Saturday 02 February 19 12:35 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Nailer
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Latest post by Kiltpin
in Re: Arms of Morris of No...
on Tuesday 19 March 19 09:36 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by BumbleB
in Re: ARCHBELL - All
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Treetotal
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Latest post by ainslie
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on Friday 08 February 19 13:48 GMT (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 Suffolkgal
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on Sunday 17 March 19 23:32 GMT (UK)

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