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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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in Re: SWARBRICK and varian...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by rdkmt
in Re: Explain this will.
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Latest post by Viv Stanshall
in Coton family - bible
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Latest post by dawnsh
in Re: gravestone request
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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 ShaunJ
in Re: Edwardian postcard a...
on Thursday 02 July 15 12:21 BST (UK)

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