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Latest post by sarah
in Re: duplicate profiles
on Tuesday 22 August 17 12:33 BST (UK)

Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by trish1120
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General

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in Re: Writing a book?
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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by gmauchan
in Re: Mossel Bay newspaper
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in joyce dean
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in Re: Orphans Court Philad...
on Thursday 10 August 17 08:14 BST (UK)

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in Re: Dr Henry Abergevenny...
on Today at 05:16

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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on Tuesday 22 August 17 09:30 BST (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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in Re: Gipsy Dan Boswell
on Tuesday 22 August 17 18:09 BST (UK)

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on Monday 14 August 17 14:27 BST (UK)

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Latest post by juliebennett2009
in Re: FLETCHER of Lancashi...
on Yesterday at 19:46

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 Marian55
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Latest post by goblin
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Latest post by nanny jan
in Re: Taukkyan War Cemeter...
on Friday 18 August 17 09:46 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 john_w
in Lucy Leaman
on Friday 18 August 17 14:41 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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