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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: birth notices
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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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in Re: Windows 10 problem
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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by s58roads
in Re: Janet McDonald
on Today at 16:44

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Latest post by ev
in MOVED: 1911 Census
on Saturday 05 September 20 11:28 BST (UK)

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

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Latest post by Gillian Mauchan
in Re: Kenneth Evans Cory
on Wednesday 16 September 20 06:42 BST (UK)

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in Re: Why did Ohioans marr...
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in Re: Passenger lists mid ...
on Friday 04 September 20 20:02 BST (UK)

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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in Re: Joseph Cacacie India...
on Thursday 17 September 20 14:16 BST (UK)

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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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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on Tuesday 01 September 20 07:06 BST (UK)

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in Re: Harridine Gray
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Latest post by belgraveshed11
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on Sunday 09 August 20 19:46 BST (UK)

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Latest post by briankaess
in Brian Paul Kaess webpage
on Wednesday 16 September 20 01:18 BST (UK)

Sub Boards: One Name Studies: A to G, One Name Studies: H to M, One Name Studies: N to S, One Name Studies: T to Z

Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by sarah
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Latest post by tornado
in WANTED James family bibl...
on Tuesday 30 June 20 16:34 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Biggles50
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on Wednesday 16 September 20 00:30 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 James18
in Re: Unclaimed/unidentifi...
on Sunday 06 September 20 12:25 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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