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Latest post by rosball
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by Westy11
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General

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in Re: Huddersfield FHS sal...
on Wednesday 10 January 18 15:57 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by aidansrest
in Re: Winifred Willis
on Saturday 20 January 18 10:43 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Lumley
in Birth Record Egypt 1836
on Saturday 20 January 18 19:21 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Samoa - Landells and...
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Latest post by rosie99
in Re: Bridget Fawcett 1851...
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Some Special Interests

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Latest post by BushInn1746
in Re: Quaker Records
on Monday 15 January 18 20:36 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Identification of a ...
on Tuesday 16 January 18 10:32 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by OzzieJoan
in Re: BRISCOE - Bolton
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by venelow
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Latest post by KGarrad
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Latest post by pete7770_9
in Re: German War Grave in ...
on Monday 15 January 18 12:09 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 craftyannie
in Re: ALFRED BAILEY JORDAN...
on Yesterday at 15:30

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