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Latest post by hallmark
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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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General

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Latest post by bluedooo
in Help find a maiden name
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in Red Cross VAD WW1 Milita...
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Latest post by jorejim
in Re: Coghlans in Chile?
on Saturday 17 November 18 23:12 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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in Nicholites "New Quakers"...
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Latest post by heywood
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on Tuesday 20 November 18 20:37 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by lcsnor
in Re: Help Identifying Fam...
on Monday 19 November 18 18:16 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by mtlass
in Re: Blue family of Argyl...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by chrissiecruiser
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Latest post by Emg771
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on Sunday 11 November 18 18:03 GMT (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 MonicaL
in Re: Death Certs. MacDona...
on Monday 19 November 18 21:01 GMT (UK)

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