World Archives Project: Surrey, England, Records of Freeholders, 1696-1824
About this project
This project contains records of individuals who were freeholders in Surrey England between 1696-1824.
This project is currently in testing and is not available for keying.
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This project contains handwritten records of individuals who were freeholders in Surrey England between 1696-1824. We will be keying name, enumeration year and residence parish.
Project-specific sample images and form field help:
Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.
Choose the "Freeholders List" form type when the image contains a list of names of those who were freeholders.
Key the residence year as seen on the record. The residence year will typically appear at the top of the image. If more than one year appears on an image, create a new section for every new year.
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.
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.
Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the Residence Parish as seen on the record, using the dictionary provided to assist you. Do not key the name of the hundred. The parish will only appear once, and should be keyed to all records to which it applies.
Cover page, Section header, etc
Use the “Cover page, Section header, etc” type for images that don’t contain any data, but might be interesting to look at because they provide some type of context for the image set. For instance, historical notes, affidavits, and so forth.
Image with no data
Use the “Image with no data” type for images that don’t contain any data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. For instance, an image containing only the blank background or an image with a microfilm target on it.
Choose the "Target" form type when the image is of a color and/or grayscale target.