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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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in MOVED: 1911 Census
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in Re: Fiji Vital Records
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Latest post by sarah
in Re: Whitby Quakers birth
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Latest post by Little Nell
in Re: "Respite for the arm...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by micky410
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on Thursday 08 October 20 13:44 BST (UK)

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Latest post by CaroleW
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on Sunday 04 October 20 12:03 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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on Wednesday 21 October 20 16:26 BST (UK)

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