World Archives Project: West Yorkshire, England, Quarter Session Orders, 1637-1914

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About this project This is a collection of Quarterly Sessions from West Yorkshire. Fields to be keyed: Name, Alias Name, Residence Place and Civil Date.Some of the images are very old and the hand writing is difficult to read.

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List

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The List is the primary doc type and will contain all fields being keyed.Some of the images are very old and the hand writing is difficult to read.

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.
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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. If the same name appears more than once on the same image, only key once. Do not key names of Jurors, Judges and Witnesses.Names of individuals will appear in the margin columns. This name should only be used to help identify the location of a person's name, but the name should be keyed in its fullest found in the paragraph next to the column. On some of the older images, if you can't decipher the name in the paragraph, then the name can be keyed from the column. See samples for examples.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.If the same name appears more than once on the same image, only key once. Do not key names of Jurors, Judges and Witnesses.Names of individuals will appear in the margin columns. This name should only be used to help identify the location of a person's name, but the name should be keyed in its fullest found in the paragraph next to the column. On some of the older images, if you can't decipher the name in the paragraph, then the name can be keyed from the column. See samples for examples.
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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.
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Alias Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the alias 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.Alias names can appear in both the margin and the written text.
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Alias Surname

Key the surname of the alias as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.Alias names can appear in both the margin and the written text.
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Residence Place

Key the residence place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The residence place will usually appear by the name, sometimes with the words "late of" or "parish of" before the Residence Place. See samples for examples.
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Civil Day

Key the Day from the Civil Date.The civil date will usually be by the name in the written text. If no date appears here, then key from the date at the top of the image. If neither of these dates are available on the image, the key from the date written in the margin. See samples for examples.
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Civil Month

Key the Month in its three-letter abbreviation from the Civil Date using the dictionary provided to assist you.The civil date will usually be by the name in the written text. If no date appears here, then key from the date at the top of the image. If neither of these dates are available on the image, the key from the date written in the margin. See samples for examples.
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Civil Year

When provided, key the Year in its numerical format from the Civil Date.The civil date will usually be by the name in the written text. If no date appears here, then key from the date at the top of the image. If neither of these dates are available on the image, the key from the date written in the margin. See samples for examples.
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Index

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