Talk:World Archives Project: Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae
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'''Q.''' Should initials after the name be entered, i.e. S.T.D., S.T.B, D.D.?
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ob = death / died
aetat = age, so if it says something like "ob 1635 aetat 80" this would mean he died in 1635, age at death 80. --Katerimmer 18:00, 21 April 2013 (UTC)
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Q. Should the initials after the name be entered, i.e. S.T.D., S.T.B, D.D.? I am assuming they should not, since they appear to be degrees and those are not usually included in the suffix.
Q. Not really sure where to post this, but when it says something like "James Pitcairn, 20th July 1759, vice Robert Gilbert resigned", this does not mean that Robert Gilbert "served in a vice position", it means that James Pitcairn was appointed to replace Robert Gilbert. I am assuming that the instruction about not keying the names of people who "served in vice positions" does mean not to key these "vice" names. --Katerimmer 17:55, 21 April 2013 (UTC)
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