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Post your beginners genealogy questions on how to search your family history and post your local history questions here! Also, if you can think of things to help a budding local history or family history beginner, then please post your tips here!
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Latest post by heywood
in Re: Finding more about a...
on Yesterday at 21:57

No New Posts How to Use RootsChat (Please don't post requests here)

If you have questions on how to use RootsChat, look in the Help Pages
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If you can't find the answers in the Help-Pages, then try here ...

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Latest post by CaroleW
in Re: a
on Yesterday at 23:11

Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Need help deciphering old handwriting on wills, certificates and other FH documents ?
Want to know where a place is on your old photos? Post your queries here.

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Latest post by Tempest2
in Re: Military type info a...
on Yesterday at 23:18

No New Posts Free Photo Restoration & Date Old Photographs

Get your Photographs restored or dated completely for free by the generous people on RootsChat. Please Include Family Names and Country in Titles of Photographs if known, or how the image relates to your family history. Posts without any details will not be allowed to be posted.

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Latest post by Gadget
in Re: Photo of young man, ...
on Yesterday at 09:27

Sub Boards: Photograph Resources, Tips, Tutorials

General

No New Posts The Common Room

Join in and discuss more general genealogy and local history things here. If you can't think of what category, country or county your message should come under, then perhaps you could put your message here!

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Latest post by WeeFram
in Burial Lair Information
on Today at 00:09

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Latest post by DianaCanada
in Re: Diary summary week e...
on Today at 01:09

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Discuss your armed forces connections

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Latest post by joy_w
in Re: Help identifying med...
on Monday 15 August 22 13:48 BST (UK)

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Discuss your DNA results successes, questions or concerns.

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Latest post by sandiep
in Re: DNA match
on Yesterday at 22:20

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Links to other local history or genealogy websites of interest

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Latest post by manukarik
in Protestant Genealogy in ...
on Sunday 29 August 21 11:16 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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Latest post by Darnity
in Heritage Open Days 9th -...
on Friday 12 August 22 12:37 BST (UK)

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Need some technical help with using your computer, or using the internet?

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Latest post by Shiny1
in Re: How do I create my o...
on Yesterday at 14:09

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Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by James Russell
in Re: John Wallace born 19...
on Yesterday at 23:23

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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Resources for research in Scotland: Links, Books, Archives, etc.

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Latest post by Skoosh
in Re: Scottish Legal Terms
on Monday 11 July 22 16:13 BST (UK)

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Latest post by eadaoin
in Re: Aistriúchán le do th...
on Sunday 29 November 20 17:13 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by CaroleW
in Re: Hugh Mullan Mary Ann...
on Today at 01:39

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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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Latest post by Kiltaglassan
in Re: Patriotic Fund-Count...
on Wednesday 13 April 22 07:10 BST (UK)

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Latest post by Winterbloom21
in Re: Beannachtaí na Cásca
on Saturday 16 April 22 19:36 BST (UK)

Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Welsh family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by wilcoxon
in Re: How many pubs in Ffr...
on Yesterday at 23:23

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Latest post by LowriTwmTwm
in Re: Link: Crime and Puni...
on Wednesday 02 March 22 14:38 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Hinso
in Re: ar wasgar ?
on Friday 15 April 22 08:51 BST (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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English family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by spendlove
in Re: John Annable/Annabel...
on Today at 01:06

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: Nadelik 2018.........
on Sunday 31 December 17 10:50 GMT (UK)

Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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Latest post by Blue70
in Re: Eleanor Margaret Shi...
on Wednesday 03 August 22 00:29 BST (UK)

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The Channel Islands

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Latest post by Nara
in St Peter Port Possible B...
on Yesterday at 20:01

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Research in Other Countries

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

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Latest post by Dundee
in Re: John and Bridget Fit...
on Today at 01:38

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Latest post by *Sandra*
in Re: John Innes and famil...
on Yesterday at 17:28

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Family History research in Europe, including Immigration to Britain

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Latest post by mikeplanb
in Re: Portuguese baptisms ...
on Yesterday at 11:10

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in New Zealand.

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Latest post by AngelaMM
in Re: Robert Munro and Sar...
on Saturday 13 August 22 23:40 BST (UK)

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in South Africa.

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Latest post by KGarrad
in Re: Cleasby
on Yesterday at 14:10

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Emigrants, Immigrants and others: Family History research in the United States.

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Latest post by zumaro
in Re: Who is John Melrose ...
on Yesterday at 05:23

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General queries and discussions about Immigrants, Emigrants, Expatriates, Exiles and people who worked 'abroad'.

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Latest post by Ellie07
in Joseph Wilcox 1798 born ...
on Yesterday at 15:56

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by Bonti
in Re: Research in Germany ...
on Yesterday at 01:04

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

No New Posts Census and Resource Discussion

Discuss your findings, links, problems or triumphs of your Census searches here - please no "lookup requests" in this one. NOTE: Offers must NOT breach the licence agreement or copyright of the source.

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Latest post by heywood
in Re: 1841: Quinlan, Mary
on Yesterday at 23:02

Sub Boards: Census Lookup and Resource Requests, Census Lookup and Resource Offers, Library and FHS Lookups

Some Special Interests

No New Posts Quaker Family History

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 mckha489
in Re: Elisha family of Shr...
on Friday 27 May 22 16:43 BST (UK)

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For topics about ancestors, who travelled around the country. Romanies, Gypsies, Tinkers, Travellers, Circus people and the like

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Latest post by waynus james
in Re: James Family - Mitch...
on Yesterday at 17:53

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Discuss the research of occupation (trade or profession) interests.

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Latest post by Terrawitch
in Re: Master Hairdressers
on Sunday 14 August 22 22:42 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 Ruskie
in Re: Very rare coat of ar...
on Wednesday 20 July 22 02:09 BST (UK)

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For discussions about researching all occurrences of a single name in a specified area.
Please do NOT enter look-up requests for individual persons here !

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Latest post by chogan
in Unwanted certificates
on Monday 15 August 22 21:39 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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Ask here if you have questions about family history documents and artefacts ...
Or if you need help and advice on how to conserve your precious family history mementos ...

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Latest post by GillianF
in Re: EPNS Dishes
on Wednesday 27 July 22 13:48 BST (UK)

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Discuss your family bibles here - how to start them, how to update them, etc.

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Latest post by Pennines
in Re: Mothersill - Informa...
on Sunday 20 February 22 18:58 GMT (UK)

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For your queries and discussions about graveyards, gravestones, gravestone symbols, etc.

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Latest post by Tom 23
in Re: Photo Request Ayr Ce...
on Saturday 06 August 22 19:28 BST (UK)

No New Posts Unwanted Certificates & Artefacts

Not too sure what to do with a whole box of things of family items that were found in the attic? Discuss them here!
Post in here items that might be special to another family (such as medals, photographs, letters etc..)

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Latest post by glamwales
in Margaretta Evans, 59 kid...
on Yesterday at 20:09

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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