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Stillbirths

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Newbies first post

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woollright

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help!

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Saturday 04 September 10 17:23 BST (UK)
16 / 9,206 by Guy EtchellsLatest post
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Frederick Arthur Floyd

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74 / 9,220 by yerffejLatest post
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19 / 9,234 by ValdaLatest post
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ANDREW MCCLELLAND LYON

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20 / 9,410 by KazzaLatest post
Thursday 02 September 04 03:05 BST (UK)
Indian born Kellys

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58 / 9,431 by polarbearLatest post
Wednesday 24 August 11 15:44 BST (UK)
51 / 9,472 by LizzieLLatest post
Thursday 05 February 15 08:04 GMT (UK)
Bakewell Genealogy Questions

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Friday 17 February 12 16:09 GMT (UK)
stuck on one person!

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56 / 9,646 by James R. YeowellLatest post
Monday 26 April 10 03:34 BST (UK)
19 / 9,682 by Vic GibbsLatest post
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50 / 9,894 by Robert FletcherLatest post
Friday 05 March 10 06:44 GMT (UK)
past electoral rolls

Started by Ahmed_U « 1 2 3 »

18 / 9,978 by celiaLatest post
Tuesday 24 February 09 10:53 GMT (UK)
McGreevy

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29 / 9,981 by RoserAncestorsLatest post
Friday 16 February 18 19:59 GMT (UK)
climo family

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36 / 10,003 by NewstarterLatest post
Monday 01 September 14 19:12 BST (UK)
Charles Salkeld Robinson

Started by MN Jordan 1953 « 1 2 3 4 ... 7 »

57 / 10,085 by candoLatest post
Tuesday 11 August 15 01:38 BST (UK)
Too many lies??

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62 / 10,097 by siouxie366Latest post
Thursday 08 March 12 17:56 GMT (UK)
50 / 10,156 by StaceyTaylorLatest post
Friday 24 June 16 08:42 BST (UK)
Graham/Shackleton

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54 / 10,183 by Hannah.84Latest post
Tuesday 15 November 16 08:35 GMT (UK)
113 / 10,200 by lizdbLatest post
Thursday 26 August 10 10:56 BST (UK)
94 / 10,226 by fifer1947Latest post
Saturday 25 June 11 10:15 BST (UK)
Samuel Harrison

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44 / 10,230 by lin46Latest post
Sunday 12 July 15 07:49 BST (UK)
36 / 10,405 by dawnshLatest post
Thursday 09 June 11 13:44 BST (UK)
42 / 10,407 by guvokoLatest post
Monday 27 December 10 18:59 GMT (UK)
Alfred Charles Chell?Any ideas?

Started by Wortle « 1 2 3 4 ... 7 »

59 / 10,444 by CaroleWLatest post
Sunday 20 March 11 20:47 GMT (UK)
91 / 10,448 by jc26redLatest post
Tuesday 11 December 07 16:01 GMT (UK)
Blundell John 1816

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52 / 10,465 by Mary vallanceLatest post
Sunday 06 September 15 09:32 BST (UK)
18 / 10,479 by lilylacesLatest post
Tuesday 12 April 11 17:23 BST (UK)
Where did Arthur Wilcoxon go ?

Started by wilcoxon « 1 2 3 4 ... 9 »

79 / 10,570 by wilcoxonLatest post
Thursday 12 November 15 16:33 GMT (UK)
Where do I begin!!!!!!!!!

Started by maz59 « 1 2 3 4 »

31 / 10,572 by btf66Latest post
Saturday 19 April 14 18:25 BST (UK)
78 / 10,625 by petrseafordLatest post
Sunday 11 May 14 15:05 BST (UK)
My grandfather the "enigma"

Started by Mick73 « 1 2 3 4 ... 9 »

72 / 10,660 by DuckLatest post
Saturday 13 October 12 16:34 BST (UK)
grandfather's roots

Started by tawny owl « 1 2 3 »

23 / 10,668 by Captain PancakeLatest post
Tuesday 03 November 09 16:53 GMT (UK)
13 / 10,669 by mistilyLatest post
Wednesday 30 September 15 01:56 BST (UK)
William Rufus Diamond

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69 / 10,811 by MargPLatest post
Tuesday 17 February 15 18:41 GMT (UK)
24 / 10,852 by Berlin-BobLatest post
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63 / 10,911 by AyashiLatest post
Sunday 14 February 16 23:42 GMT (UK)
Denyer Family Hove Sussex

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62 / 10,932 by gwalkdenLatest post
Thursday 11 June 15 17:18 BST (UK)
55 / 11,022 by carol8353Latest post
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40 / 11,071 by heywoodLatest post
Wednesday 06 June 12 13:49 BST (UK)
Help to find Henry Simmons

Started by jbj63 « 1 2 3 4 ... 9 »

78 / 11,126 by LadyhawkLatest post
Wednesday 01 October 14 21:25 BST (UK)
Searching for Mary Lengurill

Started by Clarijo « 1 2 3 4 ... 7 »

56 / 11,245 by suzi1302Latest post
Sunday 23 July 17 21:01 BST (UK)
Online records after 2005

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19 / 11,258 by dawnshLatest post
Friday 14 October 11 23:25 BST (UK)
44 / 11,364 by jdslemishLatest post
Thursday 05 September 13 00:27 BST (UK)
Surname 'HOMBURG'

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18 / 11,502 by Peter58Latest post
Saturday 02 May 15 12:28 BST (UK)
68 / 11,508 by Margaret MarchLatest post
Tuesday 25 August 15 06:45 BST (UK)
Deptford london

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86 / 11,564 by raychelLatest post
Monday 07 March 11 08:31 GMT (UK)
42 / 11,611 by gracegreenLatest post
Tuesday 15 November 11 11:21 GMT (UK)
Edward Rawlinson COMPLETED

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60 / 11,677 by heywoodLatest post
Thursday 12 July 12 13:24 BST (UK)
8 / 11,851 by Nick CarverLatest post
Thursday 20 January 05 08:10 GMT (UK)
57 / 11,856 by BlachfordLatest post
Saturday 25 July 15 09:07 BST (UK)
Groom family in South Africa

Started by pampoen « 1 2 3 4 ... 6 »

45 / 11,952 by nevmurLatest post
Monday 20 April 15 18:35 BST (UK)
finding myself

Started by cartari « 1 2 3 4 ... 8 »

69 / 12,154 by Allister HardimanLatest post
Sunday 07 August 16 08:58 BST (UK)
*completed* thank you all

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45 / 12,172 by doubleRRLatest post
Thursday 08 April 10 17:39 BST (UK)
9 / 12,251 by myfair ladyLatest post
Friday 15 May 09 22:38 BST (UK)
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39 / 12,516 by ArranrootsLatest post
Thursday 04 May 06 15:41 BST (UK)
21 / 12,760 by LeProfesseurLatest post
Thursday 10 June 10 19:37 BST (UK)
Change of Occupations

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34 / 12,806 by 243roseLatest post
Thursday 20 March 08 09:05 GMT (UK)