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Latest post by garstonite
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on Today at 07:34

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Latest post by hallmark
in Re: James Crow
on Today at 07:10

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 Billyblue
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on Today at 07:27

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General

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Latest post by whiteout7
in Re: Mystery woman from B...
on Today at 07:39

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in Re: DNA
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in Useful Website To Contac...
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Latest post by Mart 'n' Al
in Re: Gedcom files
on Thursday 21 June 18 14:53 BST (UK)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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on Today at 05:07

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Latest post by Forfarian
in Re: Link: Watt Library o...
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Latest post by luimneach
in Re: possible translation
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Latest post by Little Nell
in MOVED: Rose McGovern
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in Re: Y faenor breconshire
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in Re: Rookwood
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Latest post by mona lisa
in Severin Pearson ca 1955 ...
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Latest post by brigidmac
in Re: BENJAMIN family info...
on Thursday 21 June 18 19:48 BST (UK)

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Latest post by TreeSpirit
in Re: Where do I look for ...
on Thursday 21 June 18 10:41 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Bookbox
in Re: Antigua Court Martia...
on Yesterday at 00:27

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by bigmagicdog
in Re: The Jerrim family So...
on Thursday 21 June 18 17:43 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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Latest post by sarah
in Re: Searching for family...
on Sunday 29 April 18 17:12 BST (UK)

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on Thursday 21 June 18 22:06 BST (UK)

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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by goldie61
in Re: Heraldy Research Que...
on Yesterday at 23:14

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Latest post by sdbadger
in Re: HEVENINGHAM HENNINGH...
on Tuesday 12 June 18 17:14 BST (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by barryd
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Latest post by dlombard
in Re: BEVAN bible - (oxwic...
on Wednesday 04 April 18 19:05 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Pennines
in Re: Benfieldside Cementr...
on Tuesday 19 June 18 13:54 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 salt
in Parish registers on CD/G...
on Saturday 02 June 18 19:55 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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