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Latest post by ev
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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Latest post by Vallom
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on Wednesday 13 January 21 12:19 GMT (UK)

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on Sunday 10 January 21 07:55 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by CaroleW
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on Saturday 16 January 21 16:38 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by castlebob
in Re: Harleian Manuscripts
on Wednesday 06 January 21 18:46 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Ledwards
in Re: Tuthills Farnham/Big...
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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by micky410
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on Sunday 27 December 20 16:02 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Guy Etchells
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on Today at 17:33

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on Yesterday at 13:28

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