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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 loobylooayr
in Re: Fresh eyes please..
on Today at 00:25

No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

If you have questions on how to use RootsChat, look in the Help Pages
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Latest post by groom
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on Yesterday at 22:20

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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Latest post by HeatherLynne
in Re: Handwriting decipher...
on Yesterday at 23:32

No New Posts Free Photo Restoration & Date Old Photographs

Get your Photographs restored or dated completely for free by the generous people on RootsChat.

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Latest post by Nikki7476
in Re: Please restore my gr...
on Today at 00:10

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 nospringchicken
in Re: BBC "WDYTYA" Series ...
on Today at 00:18

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

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Latest post by david64
in Re: Mystery grandfather.
on Friday 28 August 15 16:51 BST (UK)

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by Vatersay
in Annie Jane Shipwreck of ...
on Sunday 23 August 15 16:45 BST (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 lizci
in Lanarkshire Local & Fami...
on Thursday 20 August 15 09:41 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by Jean Price
in Re: Picasa, Windows 10, ...
on Yesterday at 22:52

Sub Boards: Family History Programs, Tree 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 ammack
in Re: Perth Address Lookup...
on Yesterday at 23:30

Sub Boards: Aberdeenshire, Angus (Forfarshire), Argyllshire, Ayrshire, Banffshire, Berwickshire, Buteshire, Caithness, Clackmannanshire, Dumfriesshire, Dunbartonshire, East Lothian (Haddingtonshire), Fife, Inverness, Kincardineshire, Kinross-shire, Kirkcudbrightshire, Lanarkshire, Midlothian, Moray (Elginshire), Nairnshire, Orkney, Peeblesshire, Perthshire, Renfrewshire, Ross & Cromarty, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Shetland, Stirlingshire, Sutherland, West Lothian (Linlithgowshire), Wigtownshire
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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by MonicaL
in Re: Pre 1841 population ...
on Sunday 02 August 15 15:37 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Conas a deirtear?
on Monday 11 May 15 21:17 BST (UK)

Ireland (Historical Counties)

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Irish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by derrydruel
in Re: Dowling/McKernan
on Yesterday at 23:59

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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by heywood
in Re: birth record
on Saturday 22 August 15 14:22 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
on Friday 03 April 15 13:22 BST (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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in Re: TRAWSGOED LLanuchlly...
on Yesterday at 21:55

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Latest post by Darris
in Re: Welsh Parish Records...
on Monday 20 July 15 21:35 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Cynfelin
in Idris Davies- Prifathro ...
on Sunday 09 August 15 19:19 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 Lady Di
in Re: Brown of Enfield - d...
on Yesterday at 23:34

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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 KGarrad
in Re: Dorothy Annie Sayle
on Monday 24 August 15 21:43 BST (UK)

Sub Boards: Isle of Man Lookup Requests, Isle of Man Resources & Offers
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The Channel Islands

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Latest post by clearly
in Re: Where & when did Joh...
on Friday 28 August 15 12:26 BST (UK)

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Research in Other Countries

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

Moderator: sarah

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Latest post by CarrollK
in Re: Offer: Inglewood Cem...
on Today at 00:24

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

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in Re: French Canadian Miss...
on Yesterday at 21:24

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by jorose
in Re: Belgium Death Record
on Yesterday at 23:06

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

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Latest post by Ochsenkopff
in Re: Electoral Rolls
on Today at 00:24

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

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Latest post by SarahMH
in Re: Family of Reginald K...
on Thursday 27 August 15 09:52 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by advent
in william mclaughlin/mary ...
on Today at 00:11

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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 mgeneas
in Re: Cannot find Alice in...
on Wednesday 26 August 15 20:05 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Paul Budden
in Re: Torra Kitchi of Japa...
on Today at 00:25

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Discuss your findings, links, problems or triumphs of your Census searches here - please no "lookup requests" in this one. NOTE: Offers must NOT breach the licence agreement or copyright of the source.

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Latest post by dawnsh
in Re: Rodney Street, Clerk...
on Yesterday at 17:58

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Some Special Interests

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Discuss your armed forces connections

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Latest post by Noy1818
in WW2 Brodie helmet
on Today at 00:00

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 fewins
in Re: Fewins, Ashford-kent
on Yesterday at 23:10

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Latest post by kenjb
in Re: Master Hairdressers
on Friday 28 August 15 14:02 BST (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 kilkennylass
in Re: Could someone please...
on Sunday 12 July 15 21:59 BST (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
Please do NOT enter look-up requests for individual persons here !

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Latest post by MaecW
in Re: Link: Surname Profil...
on Yesterday at 12:27

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 Braindead
in Re: is it possible for t...
on Saturday 22 August 15 23:16 BST (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 davidfisher1946
in Re: Sarah Ann COX
on Sunday 23 August 15 10:27 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by City Hall
in Re: Mary Ryan died 1921 ...
on Tuesday 25 August 15 11:27 BST (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 jettejjane
in Re: Writings of a lady.
on Yesterday at 12:55

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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