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Latest post by Perkins1820
in Catherine Perkins
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No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

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Latest post by dawnsh
in Re: Getting started
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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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Latest post by DavidJP
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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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No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by hurworth
in Re: Just how close a rel...
on Monday 19 June 17 01:36 BST (UK)

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in The Village Pastor's Sur...
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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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in Little Saffron Hill, Hol...
on Thursday 15 June 17 00:03 BST (UK)

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in Re: HP Deskjet printer 3...
on Today at 20:52

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: MacKenzie's of Fodde...
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in Re: Link: Hebridean emig...
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in Re: possible translation
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Latest post by Pheno
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in Re: Link: Welsh Newspape...
on Wednesday 19 April 17 01:16 BST (UK)

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in My aunts Maud Paul and D...
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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in Re: Migrant ship FLORENT...
on Tuesday 06 June 17 10:37 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by dawnsh
in Re: Looking for birth da...
on Today at 20:37

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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in Re: Can't find family in...
on Today at 18:55

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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: Spiceland Meeting Ho...
on Tuesday 30 May 17 00:36 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 Andrew RM Hayes
in Arms of Jonathan Power G...
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Latest post by corinne
in Re: Sinnott and or deSyn...
on Tuesday 20 June 17 21:13 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 ...

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Latest post by palmtrees
in Re: Information about th...
on Sunday 04 June 17 06:44 BST (UK)

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Latest post by charley101
in Re: HAMER / GARNETT fami...
on Friday 16 June 17 09:06 BST (UK)

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Latest post by PaulOTP
in Brookwood Cemetery, rebu...
on Today at 00:41

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 Blackburn Fossil
in Unwanted Birth Cert - Sa...
on Tuesday 30 May 17 17:27 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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