Talk:World Archives Project: Hampshire, England, Allegations for Marriage Licences, 1689-1837

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Q.  Allegation place is an initial W.  Spouses residence parish is Warthem (example).  Would Allegation place then be Warthem and not W?
Q.  Allegation place is an initial W.  Spouses residence parish is Warthem (example).  Would Allegation place then be Warthem and not W?
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:A: This is what the project instructions say, so you are right: If allegation place is the same as the residence of either the bride or the groom, it will usually be represented by a single letter. Ex: If the groom was from Romsey and the spouse from Andover, "at A" should be keyed the same as the bride's residence, "Andover".
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--[[User:Katerimmer|Katerimmer]] 22:49, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
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  Q. Allegation place is an initial W. Spouses residence parish is Warthem (example). Would Allegation place then be Warthem and not W?

A: This is what the project instructions say, so you are right: If allegation place is the same as the residence of either the bride or the groom, it will usually be represented by a single letter. Ex: If the groom was from Romsey and the spouse from Andover, "at A" should be keyed the same as the bride's residence, "Andover".

--Katerimmer 22:49, 21 November 2013 (UTC)

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