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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
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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 PurpleOwl333
in Ancestorville
on Monday 19 February 18 22:17 GMT (UK)

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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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Latest post by Steve G
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Latest post by mikel2009
in Re: Clachans in Ayrshire...
on Monday 19 February 18 23:44 GMT (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by GeorgiyH
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Latest post by KGarrad
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Latest post by a-l
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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 moojor162
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on Friday 09 February 18 13:58 GMT (UK)

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