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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 nanny jan
in Re: Russia: Records
on Sunday 22 October 17 23:09 BST (UK)

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Some Special Interests

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Latest post by centrehalf
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Latest post by davidbappleton
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Latest post by The Engineer
in Re: BEEBY family - LEICE...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by groom
in Re: Where to get a will
on Wednesday 20 September 17 19:26 BST (UK)

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Latest post by goblin
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on Yesterday at 09:51

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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 Melbell
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on Monday 16 October 17 15:19 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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