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Latest post by Manchester Rambler
in MOVED: Druids Medallion
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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 despair
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in Hardwicke Marriage Index...
on Friday 10 January 20 12:17 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Gillian Mauchan
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on Thursday 16 January 20 17:36 GMT (UK)

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in Raoul JEAN-FRANCOIS - MA...
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Census Lookups General Lookups

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Latest post by AJH - Holmes and Gordon
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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 ciderdrinker
in Re: Isaac Fearon and Mar...
on Saturday 18 January 20 10:47 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by bearkat
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on Monday 20 January 20 13:21 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by KGarrad
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Latest post by briankaess
in Gerd Edwin Paul Kaess
on Monday 20 January 20 21:41 GMT (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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Latest post by Ruskie
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on Tuesday 03 December 19 21:22 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Gemma1979
in Re: Coton family - bible
on Saturday 07 December 19 22:23 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Jamjar
in Re: Buriel Location of D...
on Tuesday 21 January 20 02:45 GMT (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 orkneyman
in John O'Neil birth Bolton...
on Friday 17 January 20 14:37 GMT (UK)

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