Talk:World Archives Project: London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records, 1828-1930

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Q: Do I include, "alias" or "otherwise know as", surnames?
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:A: No, as there are no fields for alias names. -- [[User:Wiedwoman|Wiedwoman]] 16:00, 28 March 2013 (UTC)
'''Q1: Poor Law Union or Parish Name.''' I understand that we should expect to key records from the Bethnal Green Poor Law Union. So when we see B.G. at the bottom of the page do we key B G (with the space, without the periods) or do we key Bethnal Green? <br>
'''Q1: Poor Law Union or Parish Name.''' I understand that we should expect to key records from the Bethnal Green Poor Law Union. So when we see B.G. at the bottom of the page do we key B G (with the space, without the periods) or do we key Bethnal Green? <br>
'''A1: - according to Lizzie who has replied to the question in New projects board - yes we key Bethnal Green where we see B.G. as the originating union'''
'''A1: - according to Lizzie who has replied to the question in New projects board - yes we key Bethnal Green where we see B.G. as the originating union'''
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'''Q2: Poor Law Union or Parish Name.''' How should the parish/union be keyed in this example - ie key as seen, with brackets? or ignore the brackets? It says St George (H Square) <br>
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'''A2: - '''
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Q: Do I include, "alias" or "otherwise know as", surnames?

A: No, as there are no fields for alias names. -- Wiedwoman 16:00, 28 March 2013 (UTC)

Q1: Poor Law Union or Parish Name. I understand that we should expect to key records from the Bethnal Green Poor Law Union. So when we see B.G. at the bottom of the page do we key B G (with the space, without the periods) or do we key Bethnal Green?
A1: - according to Lizzie who has replied to the question in New projects board - yes we key Bethnal Green where we see B.G. as the originating union

Q2: Poor Law Union or Parish Name. How should the parish/union be keyed in this example - ie key as seen, with brackets? or ignore the brackets? It says St George (H Square)
A2: -

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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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