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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 mike331278
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on Yesterday at 23:29

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Latest post by IMBER
in Re: Adding images to P...
on Wednesday 01 February 23 16:32 GMT (UK)

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 maddys52
in Re: Colonial Secretary C...
on Today at 02:54

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Latest post by Rachels
in Re: Family group c1890 c...
on Yesterday at 19:40

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General

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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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in Re: Diary Summary Week E...
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Discuss your armed forces connections

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Latest post by Biggles50
in Re: Mortimer
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in FreeBMD.org.uk Organisat...
on Tuesday 10 January 23 14:58 GMT (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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in Dorset Family History So...
on Sunday 29 January 23 21:03 GMT (UK)

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in My computer
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Scottish family history not specific to a county.

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Latest post by Rosinish
in Re: Burial/Cremation in ...
on Today at 03:01

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

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Latest post by RobertHauteville
in Re: Culloden and Bannock...
on Tuesday 31 January 23 17:04 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Aistriúchán le do th...
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All those great Irish resources for family history and local history.

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in Re: The List of COI Pari...
on Saturday 07 January 23 10:02 GMT (UK)

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in An sloinne "Cúirce" (Qui...
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Wales (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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in Re: Photographs Llandudn...
on Yesterday at 20:44

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in Re: Link: Industrial His...
on Wednesday 01 February 23 10:29 GMT (UK)

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in Re: Nadolig Llawen
on Saturday 31 December 22 16:49 GMT (UK)

England (Counties as in 1851-1901)

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Independent Islands

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Isle of Man Genealogy

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on Tuesday 31 January 23 18:34 GMT (UK)

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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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on Yesterday at 22:35

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on Sunday 05 February 23 18:12 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by llunwen
in Re: Looking for Hugh Gri...
on Monday 06 February 23 14:08 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by shellyesq
in Re: Death certificate Th...
on Today at 01:34

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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 *Sandra*
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on Yesterday at 16:47

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Immigrants, Emigrants, Exiles, Expatriates and others:
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Latest post by ShaunJ
in Re: Uruguay: Mr Cooper f...
on Tuesday 31 January 23 11:12 GMT (UK)

Sub Boards: Other Countries - Resources

Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by Rena
in Re: Doodling
on Friday 03 February 23 23:02 GMT (UK)

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

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in Re: Deekins/Deakings/dea...
on Sunday 05 February 23 13:50 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Rena
in Re: Question about a Cus...
on Yesterday at 14:59

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Latest post by JustinL
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on Saturday 04 February 23 19:07 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by jbml
in Re: King Spooner connect...
on Wednesday 18 January 23 17:15 GMT (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by vintman
in Re: Any idea what car th...
on Yesterday at 12:23

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Latest post by Melbell
in SUMPTER Family Bible
on Tuesday 23 August 22 15:18 BST (UK)

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Latest post by nats788
in Plain rectangular marker...
on Thursday 02 February 23 22:08 GMT (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 suzyf
in Sarah Holt Prestwich Hos...
on Friday 27 January 23 17:13 GMT (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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