Talk:World Archives Project: West Yorkshire, England, Quarter Session Orders, 1637-1914
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Question: should I be counting lines? Should names be entered according to what line in the text they appear? (Where lines with no names would be left blank.) A: As a general rule we do not need to account for blank lines. --Paulmd199 00:58, 13 October 2013 (UTC)
Question: When the only date given is in the form of years of a Monarchs reign, e.g in the 10th year of Queen Victoria's reign, should we look it up and put in 1848 in this case or just leave it blank? twomacks133
Question: Should I enter names when prosecutions have been discharged?
Question: Should we be entering the names of the Coroners who are being paid by Order of the Court? twomacks133
Q. I have some older pages where the entries are in Latin. Some paras contain a lot of names, but I cannot determine whether they are magistrates, jurors etc. I therefore assume that I should enter them all? I have some older pages in Latin that contain quite a number of names, and I cannot determine whether they are magistrates, jurors, witnesses, etc. Am I correct in entering them all. rmhirst
Q. I have an image with 'Orders' on - dated with the names of those sentenced (found guilty) - i.e. not witness,es officers, jurors, etc. There are no names in the margins. Should these names be keyed?
[Am concerned not to see answers to the previous questions at of today 16 Dec 2013.]
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