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Latest post by Margruss
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on Yesterday at 23:45

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Latest post by ev
in MOVED: Help - Total Newb...
on Monday 03 February 20 15:32 GMT (UK)

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 Fredsboy
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on Yesterday at 23:25

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Latest post by alistquin
in Re: Remove an object?
on Yesterday at 09:37

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General

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Latest post by Lady Di
in Re: Holy Wedlock
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Latest post by Finley 1
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on Monday 17 February 20 14:36 GMT (UK)

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in MOVED: Merchant Navy uni...
on Monday 17 February 20 21:26 GMT (UK)

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in Inverness Poor Register ...
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Latest post by Falkyrn
in Re: Family Historian 3.0
on Yesterday at 16:32

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Latest post by Janethepain
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in idh sam bith ann an lea...
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Latest post by aghadowey
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in Re: Link: The National G...
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in Re: 1841 transcription
on Today at 00:10

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on Tuesday 04 February 20 13:38 GMT (UK)

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in Re: James William Quick,...
on Tuesday 11 February 20 14:54 GMT (UK)

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

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in Re: Russell Adamson
on Yesterday at 20:19

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in Re: Decipher German? Art...
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on Yesterday at 17:13

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in Re: Albert C Seifert Phi...
on Yesterday at 18:44

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in Re: James Oscar Anderson...
on Yesterday at 22:59

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Latest post by ShaunJ
in Re: PETER, John - Burial...
on Today at 00:13

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Latest post by hurworth
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on Yesterday at 21:06

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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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on Monday 17 February 20 13:22 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by ThrelfallYorky
in Re: Compositor printing
on Sunday 16 February 20 22:45 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by MaecW
in Re: What is this blue fl...
on Thursday 13 February 20 05:12 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by susan57
in Re: AIREY - Calling all ...
on Monday 17 February 20 14:16 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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Latest post by Jack TT
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on Saturday 01 February 20 17:03 GMT (UK)

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

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Latest post by Mark Falzon
in Re: Lobeck family burial...
on Yesterday at 07:26

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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 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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