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Post your beginners 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 lynsmum
in John Dunmore Lang BRUCE
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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
in MOVED: DNA testing
on Tuesday 27 January 15 10:01 GMT (UK)

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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in ACQUIRE BEST QUALITY ORI...
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in Re: Please fix & date my...
on Today at 05:29

Sub Boards: Photograph 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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Latest post by crisane
in Re: Henry Grecian b 1850
on Today at 05:00

Sub Boards: The Lighter Side
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in Quality Novelty IDs and ...
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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by dawnsh
in Re: Launch of UK's Proba...
on Tuesday 13 January 15 12:55 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 BucksFerret
in Buckinghamshire FHS Febr...
on Sunday 18 January 15 19:04 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 deebel
in Re: PDF FILE
on Yesterday at 20:06

Sub 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 lilly14
in Help! re Roderick Macken...
on Today at 04:46

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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Jeanette H
in Re: Link: Digitised Scot...
on Tuesday 02 September 14 17:01 BST (UK)

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in Re: doherty athenry
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Latest post by lyn22
in Re: NAI Census Fragments...
on Saturday 03 January 15 05:58 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Cad é 'Circus Siubhá...
on Thursday 27 November 14 11:07 GMT (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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in Recommendation on book a...
on Tuesday 27 January 15 01:27 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Y Teulu Jones , Cwml...
on Tuesday 13 January 15 19:40 GMT (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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in Repost of an old request...
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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2014
on Friday 19 December 14 13:45 GMT (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by ciderdrinker
in Re: Was Ewen Carter c.17...
on Yesterday at 11:39

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The Channel Islands

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in Re: Marriage lookup requ...
on Today at 06:50

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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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Latest post by jibba
in Where did Samuel Hayne g...
on Thursday 29 January 15 20:19 GMT (UK)

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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

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in Re: jane Saul
on Today at 06:59

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in Re: CANADIAN MOUNTIE SI...
on Yesterday at 11:42

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in New Zealand.

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Latest post by brucejcurrie
in Re: Henry Higgins
on Today at 04:37

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Latest post by Jessies Mum
in Re: Richard Williams
on Wednesday 28 January 15 20:45 GMT (UK)

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

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Gaylord Bair and El...
on Today at 03:55

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by madmats
in Re: Jamaica - looking fo...
on Yesterday at 17:19

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by Maddie
in Re: TheGenealogist - Par...
on Thursday 29 January 15 11:18 GMT (UK)

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections.

Moderators: millymcb, scrimnet

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Latest post by scamp1234
in Re: Thomas Nutall
on Today at 06:44

Sub 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 peggysmum
in peg leg parker and her f...
on Thursday 29 January 15 16:42 GMT (UK)

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Discuss the research of occupation (trade or profession) interests.

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Latest post by JenB
in Re: Job Occupation Help
on Wednesday 28 January 15 16:33 GMT (UK)

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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 KGarrad
in Re: Clan Donald Crest?
on Yesterday at 14:14

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Latest post by Antonden
in Re: Allman, Almond, Hall...
on Yesterday at 21:56

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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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 ...

Moderator: Berlin-Bob

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Latest post by Maggie.
in Re: Can anyone throw som...
on Wednesday 21 January 15 16:02 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 fin
in Re: DAVIES/DAVIS Loughbo...
on Tuesday 27 January 15 06:49 GMT (UK)

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

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Latest post by lizdb
in Re: Location of grave
on Thursday 29 January 15 12:08 GMT (UK)

No New Posts Unwanted Certificates & 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 KGarrad
in SIMS, James 23 Nov 1846...
on Thursday 29 January 15 15:50 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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