World Archives Project: Warwickshire, England, Occupational and Quarter Session Records – Game Keepers

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About this project This collection contains lists of individuals who were granted game keeper certificates and registers of individuals deputized to become game keepers. Often both the game keeper's and grantor's names are given, as well as the manor involved.

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Use this form type for any image that contains lists of individuals who were granted game keeper certificates and registers of individuals deputized to become game keepers.

Day

If there is only one date given on the record, key it. If there are two dates given on the record (i.e. the issued or granted date, and the date the record was entered into the register), key the date the record was entered into the register. This date is sometimes found under a column heading labeled "When entered." If it is not clear which of the two dates is the date the record was made, key the later of the dates. If no date is given for the record, leave this field blank.Key the day as seen.
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Month

If there is only one date given on the record, key it. If there are two dates given on the record (i.e. the issued or granted date, and the date the record was entered into the register), key the date the record was entered into the register. This date is sometimes found under a column heading labeled "When entered." If it is not clear which of the two dates is the date the record was made, key the later of the dates. If no date is given for the record, leave this field blank.Key the name of the month in full, even if abbreviated or written numerically on the record.
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Year

If there is only one date given on the record, key it. If there are two dates given on the record (i.e. the issued or granted date, and the date the record was entered into the register), key the date the record was entered into the register. This date is sometimes found under a column heading labeled "When entered." If it is not clear which of the two dates is the date the record was made, key the later of the dates. If no date is given for the record, leave this field blank.Key the year as seen, whether two or four digits. Copy the year down from the previous record if necessary (if there is a year given in a previous record on the same image).
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Prefix

Key any titles before the game keeper's or grantor's given name, such as "Dr," "Rev," "Mr," or "Mrs." Use the provided dictionary for assistance. If a prefix does not appear in a dictionary then key the prefix as seen.If the same grantor name appears multiple times on an image, in association with different game keepers, key the grantor's name only once, keying the most complete version of the name given on the page.
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Given

The game keeper's name may be found in a column labeled "Names," "To whom granted," or "Game keepers." The grantor's name may be found in a column labeled "By whom deputed," or "By whom granted." Not all registers with columns include column headings. The game keeper's name is often listed first. The grantor's name may include titles such as "gent[leman]," "esq[uire]," or "hon[orable]." The game keeper's name does not usually include these types of titles. Do your best to determine which name is the game keeper's and which is the grantor's based off of the context of the page and the records.If the same grantor name appears multiple times on an image, in association with different game keepers, key the grantor's name only once, keying the most complete version of the name given on the page.Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the game keeper or the grantor, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen. Do not key occupations as any part of the name.
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Surname

The game keeper's name may be found in a column labeled "Names," "To whom granted," or "Game keepers." The grantor's name may be found in a column labeled "By whom deputed," or "By whom granted." Not all registers with columns include column headings. The game keeper's name is often listed first. The game keeper's name is often listed first. The grantor's name may include titles such as "gent[leman]," "esq[uire]," or "hon[orable]." The game keeper's name does not usually include these types of titles. Do your best to determine which name is the game keeper's based off of the context of the page and the records.If the same grantor name appears multiple times on an image, in association with different game keepers, key the grantor's name only once, keying the most complete version of the name given on the page.Key the surname of the game keeper or grantor using the provided dictionary for assistance. If the surname does not appear in the dictionary then key the surname as seen. Do not key occupations as any part of the name.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the game keeper's or grantor's surname. Use the provided dictionary for assistance. If a suffix does not appear in a dictionary then key the suffix as seen.If the same grantor name appears multiple times on an image, in association with different game keepers, key the grantor's name only once, keying the most complete version of the name given on the page.
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Residence

Key person's residence when given. Often a place of residence is given after the game keeper's or grantor's name. For example, it may say "John Smith of Cubbington." Key whatever appears after the word "of" (in this case, "Cubbington") as their place of residence. On column styled registers, sometimes there is a column specifically for the game keeper's residence. It may be labeled with words such as "Abode." In this case, key the residence for the game keeper only, and leave the residence blank when keying the name of the grantor, if the name of the grantor is even given.Use the provided dictionary for assistance, but otherwise key locality names as seen.Rules and exceptions:Do not key the county if it is Warwickshire Do not key words such as "town of," "county of," "parish of," etc. Key just the locality names Separate jurisdictions or multiple localities with a comma
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Manor

Key the name of the manor for both the game keeper and the grantor.In column styled registers, the manor may be listed in its own column, or may appear after the grantor's or game keeper's names. If the columns are labeled, look for words such as "Manors and lands in the county" or "Manor as described." In paragraph and non-labeled columns, look for similar wording in the text, including "...manor of...". Use the provided dictionary for assistance, but otherwise key the manor as seen.Rules and exceptions:Do not key the county if it is Warwickshire Do not key words such as "manor of," "town of," "county of," "parish of," etc. Key just name of the manor Separate jurisdictions or multiple manors with a comma
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Titleboard

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Year

Key the year or year range given on the title board. Key as seen.
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Title Page

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Year

Key the year when present. Key the year as seen, whether two or four digits.
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