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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 ?
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Latest post by sbny357
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General

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in bbc iplayer on Android.
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in Canmoliaeth i lyfr am y ...
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on Yesterday at 14:24

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Latest post by Anita Benson
in Re: Phillip Hart son of ...
on Tuesday 25 July 17 19:52 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by westernwombat
in Re: Jamaica - George Jam...
on Today at 05:41

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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in Re: Missing from 1861 Ce...
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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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Latest post by Alberbury
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on Friday 14 July 17 17:11 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Redroger
in Re: l n e r
on Friday 21 July 17 11:57 BST (UK)

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Latest post by notaninch
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on Friday 21 July 17 18:06 BST (UK)

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Latest post by DebPat
in Re: VACHER, All
on Tuesday 25 July 17 18:06 BST (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Ask here if you have questions about family history documents and artefacts ...
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Latest post by palmtrees
in Re: Information about th...
on Sunday 04 June 17 06:44 BST (UK)

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Latest post by goblin
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on Monday 17 July 17 13:36 BST (UK)

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Latest post by kelabit
in Re: British cemetery in ...
on Thursday 20 July 17 20:14 BST (UK)

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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 Buster25
in Re: Donovan, James deat...
on Yesterday at 03:27

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