Talk:World Archives Project: Dorset, England, Poor Law Settlement and Removal Records, 1682-1886

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Q: Please can you confirm that the instruction "If the month appears as a number, key as seen." for Event Month in Documents and Registers is correct? --Katerimmer (talk) 04:30, 19 February 2016 (MST)
A: This instruction is erroneous and has been updated. Any numbers that may have been keyed will not affect post processing. Thank you. Seanbmc (talk) 10:15, 19 February 2016 (MST)

  Q: When we have a single person with his father listed and his employer as proof of where he came from,are we just keying the primary person or are we keying all names,apart from officials, as we usually do?

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The instructions for age say to key the age "as seen" but in fact it has to be keyed according to the rules, often meaning it has to be converted to numeric form, so the phrase "as seen" should be removed from the instructions to avoid confusion. --Katerimmer (talk) 04:23, 19 February 2016 (MST)

A: This has been updated. Thank you. Seanbmc (talk) 10:15, 19 February 2016 (MST)