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Everyone has to start somewhere, so why not start here. Post your genealogy questions on how to search your family history and post your local history questions here! Also, if you can think of things to help a budding local history or family history beginner, then please post your tips here!
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Latest post by ~MERLIN~
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No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

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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 ?
Want to know where a place is on your old photos? Post your queries here.

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Would you like a treasured photograph restored or dated ?

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Latest post by shaky120
in Re: clean up please,
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Child Boards: Resources, Tips, Tutorials

General

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Join in and discuss more general genealogy and local history things here. If you can't think of what category, country or county your message should come under, then perhaps you could put your message here!

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Child Boards: The Lighter Side
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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by frankie-d
in Re: Are we related?
on Monday 24 November 14 17:00 GMT (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by gazania
in The Times 1896 List of P...
on Tuesday 25 November 14 00:40 GMT (UK)

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Genealogical and Family History items 'For Sale' and 'Wanted' (this includes private and commercial posts), and details of any Family History or Local History Fairs or other Events of genealogical interest. (You need to have done a few other posts on the rest of RootsChat before being able to post here).

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Latest post by Treefan
in Book by Dr David R Burto...
on Wednesday 26 November 14 12:21 GMT (UK)

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Need some technical help with using your computer, or using the internet?

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Email - unread feeds
on Today at 15:29

Child Boards: FH Programs, Organisation, Presentation, Reference Library

Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by ev
in MOVED: How do you trace ...
on Monday 24 November 14 17:08 GMT (UK)

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Ireland (Historical Counties)

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in Re: Finding a grave?
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Latest post by conahy calling
in Link - Blacksmiths
on Saturday 22 November 14 12:10 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Cad é 'Circus Siubhá...
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Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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in Re: Henry Monkton Herber...
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on Friday 10 January 14 13:22 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Does neb yn siarad C...
on Saturday 30 August 14 00:43 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2013...
on Monday 23 June 14 19:33 BST (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by Romilly
in Re: Could these names su...
on Yesterday at 13:26

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The Channel Islands

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Latest post by tom-dick
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on Tuesday 25 November 14 21:20 GMT (UK)

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Research in Other Countries

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General queries and discussions about Immigrants, Emigrants, Expatriates, Exiles and people who worked 'abroad'.

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on Tuesday 25 November 14 19:15 GMT (UK)

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by RedMystic
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on Yesterday at 23:47

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in Australia.

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Latest post by KGarrad
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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in New Zealand.

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Latest post by spades
in Re: Looking for the deat...
on Today at 08:19

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

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Latest post by Jos, Whitehaven
in Finding a grave location...
on Yesterday at 23:11

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in the United States.

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Latest post by oorwill44
in Re: Finding Deaths in Mi...
on Today at 13:41

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by miriamkinga
in Re: Milne of Calcutta, I...
on Today at 11:18

Child Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by Ceeoh
in Re: 1861 census George a...
on Wednesday 26 November 14 16:19 GMT (UK)

Child Boards: Census Lookup and Resource Requests, Census Lookup and Resource Offers, Library and FHS Lookups

Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections.

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Latest post by blackpool
in Army marriages overseas ...
on Today at 15:32

Child Boards: Armed Forces Resources, World War One, World War Two
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For topics about ancestors, who travelled around the country. Romanies, Gypsies, Tinkers, Travellers, Circus people and the like

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Latest post by Jang
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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by bean
in Re: fesse engrailed
on Yesterday at 10:44

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Latest post by Tabitha007
in Re: SCHONBECK - FAMILY
on Yesterday at 03:36

Child 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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Ask here if you have questions about family history documents and artefacts ...
Or if you need help and advice on how to conserve your precious family history mementos ...

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Latest post by Aulus
in Looking for advice re ph...
on Thursday 20 November 14 21:11 GMT (UK)

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Discuss your family bibles here - how to start them, how to update them, etc.

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Latest post by sarah
in Re: John Youdan Briggs b...
on Monday 24 November 14 10:46 GMT (UK)

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For your queries and discussions about graveyards, gravestones, gravestone symbols, etc.

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Latest post by AmyK88
in Re: Information on Anfie...
on Wednesday 26 November 14 17:03 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Unwanted FH Documents & Artefacts

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 ant.heron
in Re: WW1 photo's, bought ...
on Yesterday at 20:42

Child 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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