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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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on Yesterday at 20:16

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in Re: Carlisle census 1851...
on Monday 21 January 19 22:34 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 MrDudley
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on Friday 11 January 19 21:00 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by *Sandra*
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on Friday 18 January 19 11:55 GMT (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Amberella
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on Today at 00:14

No New Posts Unwanted Certificates & Artefacts

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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 rosie99
in Re: John Mitchell wed Ag...
on Wednesday 02 January 19 17:55 GMT (UK)

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