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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by Susan Todd
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Calverley Lad
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on Monday 21 May 18 11:21 BST (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 adam_in_SW_Middx
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on Saturday 19 May 18 16:52 BST (UK)

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