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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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General

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Latest post by KGarrad
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Latest post by c-side
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Chef_Hendrix
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Latest post by ev
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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 familydar
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on Wednesday 09 October 19 18:21 BST (UK)

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