World Archives Project: Children's Employment Commission- Appendix to the Second Report of the Commissioners 1842

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About this project This collection contains an 1842 publication by the Children's Employment Commission, containing interviews of employed children withing the United Kingdom.

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Employment Page
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Employment Page

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Choose the "Employment Page" form type when the image contains interviews with italic names that need to be keyed.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.Only key names that appear in italics.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.Only key names that appear in italics.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.Only key the names in italics.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.Only key names in italics.
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Age

Key the age at the time the record was recorded.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12". If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10" If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12" If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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Residence City

Key the residence city as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. The residence city is the city where the business is located, and will often appear in margins under the business name or in the header preceding a group of interviews. The residence city should be keyed to all records on the image to which it applies.
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Residence Country

Key the residence country as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. The residence city is the city where the business is located, and will often appear in margins under the business name or in the header preceding a group of interviews. The residence city should be keyed to all records on the image to which it applies.
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Gender

Key the gender as "Male" or "Female" if a gender can be safely assumed. A gender can be assumed for interviews written in the third person, and refer to the individual as "him" (Male), or "her" (Female). Gender can also be assumed based on name for names such as John (Male), or Elizabeth (Female). If you cannot reasonably assume gender, then the gender field should be left blank. For names which have changed genderd over the years, such as Robin, Ashley, or Lesley, a gender should not be keyed.
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Index

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