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Latest post by spades
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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in Re: David Roy Welch
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in Re: Orphans Court Philad...
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Latest post by sdbadger
in MEPPERSHALL family, Bedf...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by palmtrees
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Latest post by goblin
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Latest post by Paul Jackson
in Rimmer & Jackson 1888
on Wednesday 19 July 17 09:29 BST (UK)

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