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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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General

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Latest post by rosie99
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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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Latest post by Bill E
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Latest post by Brentor boy
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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Picture of coat of a...
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Latest post by barryd
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Devsom
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Latest post by Chef_Hendrix
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Latest post by ev
in MOVED: irish family
on Wednesday 25 September 19 15:06 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 familydar
in Re: Photos GREENHALGH an...
on Wednesday 09 October 19 18:21 BST (UK)

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