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Latest post by Daisypetal
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by gmauchan
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on Friday 02 December 16 02:10 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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on Friday 11 November 16 12:49 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by briankaess
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by cornish jo
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Latest post by allang
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on Thursday 24 November 16 17:25 GMT (UK)

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