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This is a discussion area for anyone who has an interest in Genealogy or History related to Sheffield, England.
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This list is for the discussion of the genealogy and history of folk who lived in SHEFFIELD or its environs. This includes migration patterns, immigration, heraldry, historical sketches, settlements, census data, wills, family Bibles, vital records, web sites, etc.
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(Revised 25 August 2012)