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in Re: Elizabeth Amor
on Yesterday at 20:39

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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Son of Thomas & M...
on Wednesday 11 May 22 21:44 BST (UK)

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 BronwenS
in Re: Shudd 1415 Latin
on Today at 01:11

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Latest post by ryan37
in Re: Ian cordiner of Edin...
on Yesterday at 21:43

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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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in Re: Diary Summary Week E...
on Yesterday at 21:13

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in Re: Black Watch , Dundee
on Yesterday at 22:49

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in Re: Should I ignore thes...
on Yesterday at 19:25

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Latest post by manukarik
in Protestant Genealogy in ...
on Sunday 29 August 21 11:16 BST (UK)

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in RAF history event at Eas...
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on Yesterday at 21:47

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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 SCantwell
in Re: Deciphering marriage...
on Today at 02:16

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in Re: Dumfries - Burial Re...
on Friday 25 February 22 12:02 GMT (UK)

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

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in Re: Patriotic Fund-Count...
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Latest post by Winterbloom21
in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
on Saturday 16 April 22 19:36 BST (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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in Re: Thomas Stone/Edmunds...
on Today at 00:21

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in Re: Link: Crime and Puni...
on Wednesday 02 March 22 14:38 GMT (UK)

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on Friday 15 April 22 08:51 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Latest post by Annette7
in Re: Joseph O Rouke
on Today at 03:14

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Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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in Re: Is there a place cal...
on Tuesday 17 May 22 16:57 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Katrina Tricker
in Re: Ridley / Le Page / F...
on Friday 27 May 22 02:34 BST (UK)

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Research in Other Countries

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

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in Re: QUINN, Roland Martin...
on Today at 03:09

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on Friday 27 May 22 17:32 BST (UK)

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Latest post by sharpie
in Re: Germany death record
on Yesterday at 16:05

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

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Latest post by spades
in Re: Intention To Marry
on Wednesday 25 May 22 11:37 BST (UK)

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Latest post by baddy
in Re: SA railway employmen...
on Thursday 26 May 22 12:05 BST (UK)

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

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in Re: Heinrich and Margare...
on Yesterday at 19:07

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Latest post by bea16
in Re: English to/from Mala...
on Monday 23 May 22 09:41 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Bunbury125
in Re: Where to begin
on Yesterday at 08:10

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by manukarik
in Re: Missing Children in ...
on Tuesday 24 May 22 21:26 BST (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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Latest post by mckha489
in Re: Elisha family of Shr...
on Friday 27 May 22 16:43 BST (UK)

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in Re: Advice pleas
on Yesterday at 14:25

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Latest post by Tdog
in Re: Watermen and lighter...
on Monday 23 May 22 11:31 BST (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Tree over two crosse...
on Thursday 19 May 22 19:50 BST (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
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Latest post by bea16
in Pithers pre1810 Bucks En...
on Thursday 19 May 22 08:40 BST (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by Grandpop Bubbles
in Re: How to flatten a Vel...
on Friday 18 March 22 21:05 GMT (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 Pennines
in Re: Mothersill - Informa...
on Sunday 20 February 22 18:58 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Viktoria
in Re: Graves/symbols/meani...
on Friday 27 May 22 23:23 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 rosie99
in Re: Unwanted death certi...
on Thursday 19 May 22 16:52 BST (UK)

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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