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Latest post by Kloumann
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Latest post by Little Nell
in MOVED: Street names in C...
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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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Latest post by JustinL
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Latest post by Michael J
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General

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in Re: Paternal GGrandfathe...
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Latest post by MidgeZA
in British History Online -...
on Sunday 16 August 20 11:56 BST (UK)

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Genealogical and Family History items 'For Sale' and 'Wanted' (this includes private and commercial posts), and details of any Family History or Local History Fairs or other Events of genealogical interest. (You need to have done a few other posts on the rest of RootsChat before being able to post here).

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Sub Boards: Scotland (General), Aberdeenshire, Angus (Forfarshire), Argyllshire, Ayrshire, Banffshire, Berwickshire, Buteshire, Caithness, Clackmannanshire, Dumfriesshire, Dunbartonshire, East Lothian (Haddingtonshire), Fife, Inverness, Kincardineshire, Kinross-shire, Kirkcudbrightshire, Lanarkshire, Midlothian, Moray (Elginshire), Nairnshire, Orkney, Peeblesshire, Perthshire, Renfrewshire, Ross & Cromarty, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Shetland, Stirlingshire, Sutherland, West Lothian (Linlithgowshire), Wigtownshire
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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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in Re: The List of COI Pari...
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on Wednesday 09 September 20 17:53 BST (UK)

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

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in Re: Edwin Odebrecht
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in Re: SHEPHERD FAMILY FROM...
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Latest post by barryd
in Re: Thompson
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Latest post by collin
in Re: Poughkeepsie Soldier...
on Sunday 27 September 20 20:32 BST (UK)

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in Re: All UK and Ireland, ...
on Yesterday at 20:47

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Rena
in Re: Sandfly Fever in the...
on Yesterday at 20:42

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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by tillyann
in Re: Help with Chelsea Pe...
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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 vintage_izzy
in 17th-Century Quakers -- ...
on Saturday 26 September 20 16:56 BST (UK)

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in Re: Raynes/Boswell conne...
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Latest post by CaroleW
in Re: Henders Bakery Fowey
on Saturday 26 September 20 19:25 BST (UK)

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For all your queries about crests, coats of arms, and whether your ancestor was an armiger.

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Latest post by belgraveshed11
in Re: Hobson of Great Glen...
on Sunday 09 August 20 19:46 BST (UK)

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Latest post by brigidmac
in Re: YATES
on Yesterday at 21:29

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 kiwiweez
in Birth and baptism record...
on Saturday 26 September 20 04:35 BST (UK)

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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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