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Latest post by weste
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Latest post by ev
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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 OhioHogue
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General

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in Re: James Dyke between 1...
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No New Posts Ancestral Family Tree DNA Testing

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in Annie Jane shipwreck of ...
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in Re: Huddersfield FHS sal...
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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: William Stoddart
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Latest post by luimneach
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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Latest post by KennethDavidson
in Re: Looking for James & ...
on Monday 15 January 18 16:45 GMT (UK)

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on Friday 12 January 18 17:18 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Samoa - Landells and...
on Today at 07:05

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by rosie99
in Re: Bridget Fawcett 1851...
on Sunday 14 January 18 18:02 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 BushInn1746
in Re: Quaker Records
on Monday 15 January 18 20:36 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Identification of a ...
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Latest post by jonwicken
in Re: LEPINE
on Monday 08 January 18 13:20 GMT (UK)

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 Sinann
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on Monday 08 January 18 19:50 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: The Tradition of Kee...
on Friday 05 January 18 14:22 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by pete7770_9
in Re: German War Grave in ...
on Monday 15 January 18 12:09 GMT (UK)

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Not too sure what to do with a whole box of things of family items that were found in the attic? Discuss them here!
Post in here items that might be special to another family (such as medals, photographs, letters etc..)

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Latest post by gbuttery
in Re: ALFRED BAILEY JORDAN...
on Saturday 13 January 18 20:37 GMT (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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