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== Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers  ==
== Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers  ==
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Key only the names of those that are listed as attending (Given Name is in italics), not the names of relatives that are found with the attendees.
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Do not include any Military positions or anything similar, that is in the description about the person, other than the Death Date and place.
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Make sure that the year of Attendance is entered in 1st column for all records.
== Questions and Answers  ==
== Questions and Answers  ==
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assume it's an abbreviation to do with the death date but want to be certain before i key it, ta
assume it's an abbreviation to do with the death date but want to be certain before i key it, ta
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:A: It means decessit sine prole which is Latin for died without issue, i.e. without having any children. Just needs to be keyed as a normal death date. --[[User:Katerimmer|Katerimmer]] 23:36, 6 March 2013 (UTC)
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Brilliant! thank you
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I know this is the wrong place to put this so feel free to delete once i've been answered but can someone tell me where to ask a general question about another record (in particular the London electoral records)? i have already contacted support who didn't know ta
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:A: If it is a general question about the London electoral records then the best place would be the London general message board:
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[http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/localities.britisles.england.lnd.general/mb.ashx London General Message Board]
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but if it is about a particular family you would be best to ask it on the message board for that surname.
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--[[User:Katerimmer|Katerimmer]] 10:39, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
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thank you very much
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Current revision as of 15:32, 15 March 2013

Feel free to add to or edit information in this discussion tab as necessary. Please take time to become familiar with the General Keying Standards and be sure to read all instructions on the main project page. (Please note that in case of a discrepancy, project level instructions always trump general keying standards.)

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Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers


Key only the names of those that are listed as attending (Given Name is in italics), not the names of relatives that are found with the attendees.

Do not include any Military positions or anything similar, that is in the description about the person, other than the Death Date and place.

Make sure that the year of Attendance is entered in 1st column for all records.

Questions and Answers

If you have a keying question that is not answered on the project page or in any of the information above, click “EDIT” and ask it here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.

Can you please tell me what d.s.p means prior to a date

assume it's an abbreviation to do with the death date but want to be certain before i key it, ta

A: It means decessit sine prole which is Latin for died without issue, i.e. without having any children. Just needs to be keyed as a normal death date. --Katerimmer 23:36, 6 March 2013 (UTC)

Brilliant! thank you

I know this is the wrong place to put this so feel free to delete once i've been answered but can someone tell me where to ask a general question about another record (in particular the London electoral records)? i have already contacted support who didn't know ta

A: If it is a general question about the London electoral records then the best place would be the London general message board:

London General Message Board

but if it is about a particular family you would be best to ask it on the message board for that surname. --Katerimmer 10:39, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

thank you very much

Suggestions/Additions

If you have a suggestion or would like to make an addition to the project page, click “EDIT” and post your suggestion here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.

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