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Ireland / Stories of Migration - Irish workers on M1 construction
« on: Wednesday 22 September 21 10:56 BST (UK)  »
There's an interesting project in Northamptonshire looking at the history of Irish Heritage in the area and in particular people from Ireland who may have worked in the area on the construction of the M1:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-58644693

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The Common Room / English Churchyard Scanning Project
« on: Tuesday 31 August 21 22:27 BST (UK)  »
Here's an article about an English churchyard scanning project, which will upload to a free website:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/aug/31/graves-in-19000-english-churchyards-to-be-mapped-online

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Yorkshire (West Riding) / Leeds Photo Archive requests help
« on: Sunday 22 August 21 13:29 BST (UK)  »

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Certificate in German
« on: Sunday 25 July 21 21:51 BST (UK)  »
This is an extract from a certificate.  I can see the first word is Adolfine and I think later on in the text there is an address but can anyone tell me what the rest says please?

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Glamorganshire / Photos from Cardiff Docks c. 1900 - 1920
« on: Sunday 25 April 21 11:37 BST (UK)  »
Glamorgan Archives wants help to identify people in a series of photos, taken in Cardiff Docks:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-56843429

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Lanarkshire / 50 Dellburn Street Motherwell Lanarkshire
« on: Saturday 13 March 21 23:03 GMT (UK)  »
Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society is trying to trace family members of some writers, whose letters were found under the floorboards of the Esplanade Hotel in Scarborough:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-56339136

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Yorkshire (North Riding) / Esplanade Hotel Scarborough
« on: Saturday 13 March 21 23:02 GMT (UK)  »
Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society is trying to trace family members of the writers, whose letters were found under the floorboards of the Esplanade Hotel in Scarborough:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-56339136

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Photograph Resources, Tips, Tutorials / Photo Restoration Project - Article
« on: Saturday 13 March 21 22:56 GMT (UK)  »
Here's an interesting article about photo restoration after the tsunami in Japan:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/extra/uoo2d6sp5o/japan-photos-tsunami

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Hello

I have just come across this guide from the Natural History Museum about How to Decipher Unfamiliar Handwriting - A short introduction to palaeography
http://wallaceletters.info/sites/wallaceletters.info/files/NHM_Palaeography_Guide_2014.pdf

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