Talk:World Archives Project: Clergy List 1897
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Q1: I am Arbitrating some records of the type that I had previously entered myself, and am wondering which of us entered the Residences correctly. With this particular type of entry, my assumption was that only locations in italics were known residences. The person whose records I'm arbitrating put the last location on the entry regardless. Which is correct?
Marshall, Cyril Baker: Monm (I concur)
Marshall, Douglas Hamilton: Ripon (I'd leave this blank)
Marshall, Edmd: Banbury, Oxon (I'd leave this blank)
Marshall, Edwd: St Martin, Oxon (actually should be Sandford St Martin, Oxon)
:A: The project instructions state "For images that do not have headers, key from the most recent residence place." The instructions don't specify italics only. I have looked at the Preface of this book and it states that "Instead of merely giving as heretofore the present benefice or curacy in the alphabetical list, a complete record of the different livings and curacies held by all clergymen has been given, and where it has appeared desirable the full addresses have also been added in italics." (So a location can definitely still be a residence even though it is not in italics) --Katerimmer 09:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Q2: In this type of record, which would I be putting at the Residence? I understand that some are these are Railway stops, not necessarily the towns of residence, but not being from the UK, I find some instances a bit confusing. Two examples below.
 a. Lepard: Initially, I put Appledore, but am 2nd guessing myself and think that it should be Headcorn as that is the Post City per the header. Which would you put?
 b. Going by that rule, everyone from Maule (Thame) to Knipe (Cambridge) would have Tetsworth as their residence. Does that seem correct?
- A: a. Lepard - should be Headcorn as that is the Post Town.
b. Only Maule would have Tetsworth as his residence as that is only his post town. Then it goes Wolverhampton, Mansfield, Cambridge. --Katerimmer 09:49, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Q: I am keying the list of clergy. For some clergy it lists many places were they have served. I presume I am correct in thinking that one should key in the last or current place. I have tried copying an example with no success. Pclesle
- A: Yes, the instructions now say "For images that have headers, key the residence location from the header. For images that do not have headers, key from the most recent residence place." --Katerimmer 07:03, 24 May 2013 (UTC)
Q: regarding "'place' R S O"
1. What does R S O mean? 2. Do we key it? The place names I've seen before the "R.S.O." I know are actual town names. I am assuming we do key the town name, I am just not sure about the R.S.O.
- A: RSO = Railway Sub Office and so the initials RSO should not be keyed. --Katerimmer 21:48, 28 May 2013 (UTC)
Q: There are also some places that are "St ....". I don't know whether I should key them because there are parishes that are St names but some of the "St ..." could just be the actual church buildings.
Q: Regarding HMS assignments: I assume we do not key ships so I have been keying the most recent location before the ship assignment. Is that correct?
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I don't know if my previous suggestion was seen, but all the names on keying example 8 are place names (parishes) with I presume V standing for Vicar and R for Rector. I recognise many of them from living in and visiting that area. I hope this helps. Pclesle