Talk:World Archives Project: West Yorkshire, England, Alehouse Licences, 1771-1962
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Q: Are we keying business names? E.g. "Messrs Bentley & Shaw." If so, how should these be keyed?
- A: I would key business names in the given field. If Anna decides she doesn't want them the line can be easily deleted. --Wiedwoman 15:58, 20 October 2013 (UTC)
Q: Are we keying crossed out information where there is no "replacement" information? (I have whole pages of these, where alehouses have eventually been closed down by the authorities.)
- A: Yes, key crossed out names per keying standards. --Wiedwoman 15:58, 20 October 2013 (UTC)
Q: The instructions say to key all names on the record but image 2 doesn't seem to record the names of the justices. Are we keying every name regardless of the context or just keying those of the licencees?
- A: Yes, we are keying the names of all individuals who appear on the record. This includes Licensees, Owners, those who the license is Transferred to, and more. Afechter1 06:06, 4 October 2013 (UTC)
Q: How would I key Honorable The Earl of Wilton as owner of premises?
- A: Per Keying standards
- Honorable (prefix)
- Earl of Wilton (given)
Q: See uploaded file, 'Chillingsworth ltr'. This letter has information regarding the owner of the licensed premises. Is the information on the letter to be keyed? And if so, how?
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