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Latest post by xs
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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in Re: Imelda (Emalda) Edit...
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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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on Tuesday 21 March 17 10:06 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Gielink
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Ruskie
in Re: Dating jewellery
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Latest post by JRSAncestorHunt
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Latest post by Malcolm Peck
in Peck familygrave sites
on Thursday 13 April 17 09:40 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 jk22
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on Yesterday at 22:14

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