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New stickied locked post Featured Story of the Month: April 2014 Genes 1 Apr 2014 04:07 PM
by Genes
An Overwhelming Experience!, After 5 years ... An Overwhelming Experience!

After 5 years ...
New post Meeting Distant Cousins in Tazmania RobbieC 19 Mar 2014 10:59 AM
by RobbieC
Having had a long term relationship break up last ... Having had a long term relationship break up last ...
New post Trace of a family Relative Rochlass 14 Mar 2014 05:56 PM
by Rochlass
During my search into the family tree i found that ... During my search into the family tree i found that ...
New locked post Featured Story of the Month: March 2014 Genes 3 Mar 2014 10:07 AM
by Genes
Last year I put what I knew about my family tree o ... Last year I put what I knew about my family tree o ...
New post Plant - Butterworth Hopephil 24 Feb 2014 11:03 AM
by Hopephil
Many thanks to all who took the time to reply to m ... Many thanks to all who took the time to reply to m ...
New locked post Featured Story of the Month: February 2014 Genes 3 Feb 2014 09:35 AM
by Estelle
My mother spent six heart-breaking decades wonderi ... My mother spent six heart-breaking decades wonderi ...
New post Featured Story of the Month: January 2014 Genes 13 Jan 2014 04:20 PM
by Genes
When I got my father’s birth certificate I thought ... When I got my father’s birth certificate I thought ...
New post Brother found within half an hour of registering! Kerris 11 Jan 2014 08:35 PM
by Kerris
So happy. After just half an hour from registratio ... So happy. After just half an hour from registratio ...
New post LONG LOST COUSINS Anthony 8 Jan 2014 01:26 AM
by Anthony
HI, just to let you know after 25 years of search ... HI, just to let you know after 25 years of search ...
New post The Pious Shepherd of Salisbury Plain MauriceW 3 Jan 2014 10:34 PM
by MauriceW
As a young family we had always been told that we ... As a young family we had always been told that we ...
New post Larry Archbold Angela 3 Jan 2014 11:39 AM
by Angela
Hi I just wanted to thank all of you lovely people ... Hi I just wanted to thank all of you lovely people ...
New post found after 41years my birth mum. Anna Maria 14 Dec 2013 12:58 PM
by Anna Maria
I would like to thank joonie & flip for making my ... I would like to thank joonie & flip for making my ...
New post Reginald Charter Colin 4 Dec 2013 07:13 PM
by Colin
Thanks to Margee and Another Cannuk in particular ... Thanks to Margee and Another Cannuk in particular ...
New post Marsh Brothers Christine 4 Dec 2013 04:01 PM
by Christine
Thank you to all the people who helped me look for ... Thank you to all the people who helped me look for ...
New post Docking Family from Segford Norfolk RobbieC 2 Dec 2013 04:15 PM
by RobbieC
This year 2013 I took a holiday in Tasmania stayin ... This year 2013 I took a holiday in Tasmania stayin ...
New post Clapison JUNE 30 Nov 2013 08:45 PM
by JUNE
I would like to thank everyone that helped me find ... I would like to thank everyone that helped me find ...
New post John Charles Johnston b 1914 London UK Margaret Ann 28 Nov 2013 09:09 PM
by Margaret Ann
I posted on here a couple of years ago looking for ... I posted on here a couple of years ago looking for ...
New post Adopted son found after 60 years!! Ann 28 Nov 2013 07:42 PM
by Ann
Thanks to Genes Reunited I have finally after over ... Thanks to Genes Reunited I have finally after over ...
New post Links between The Bodilys and Sir Thomas Bodley? Frederick 24 Nov 2013 05:16 PM
by Frederick
Three years ago, helping a friend, I began researc ... Three years ago, helping a friend, I began researc ...
New post Ware Family Holland 19 Nov 2013 03:36 PM
by Holland
Thankyou to all the members who have helped me wit ... Thankyou to all the members who have helped me wit ...