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Latest post by jim1
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on Today at 11:10

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

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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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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 Belle G
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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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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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

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Latest post by Jessies Mum
in Re: Margaret Edna Buchan
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in Re: The ship Tyrolia 191...
on Saturday 26 May 18 04:47 BST (UK)

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in Re: Kenya Police - John ...
on Saturday 26 May 18 19:21 BST (UK)

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by groom
in Re: 1939 register
on Today at 08:37

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

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Latest post by Littorio
in Re: Identification of an...
on Saturday 26 May 18 15:55 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 Susan Todd
in Re: BRYANT's / BRIANT's ...
on Friday 04 May 18 18:54 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 Thudnut
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on Wednesday 25 April 18 21:26 BST (UK)

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Latest post by dlombard
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on Wednesday 04 April 18 19:05 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Calverley Lad
in Re: Zion Burial
on Monday 21 May 18 11:21 BST (UK)

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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 portwood100
in Re: Brodie Charles Dunca...
on Saturday 26 May 18 21:36 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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