Talk:World Archives Project: Hampshire, England, Allegations for Marriage Licences, 1689-1837
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Q. Allegation place is an initial W. Spouses residence parish is Warthem (example). Would Allegation place then be Warthem and not W?
- A: This is what the project instructions say, so you are right: If allegation place is the same as the residence of either the bride or the groom, it will usually be represented by a single letter. Ex: If the groom was from Romsey and the spouse from Andover, "at A" should be keyed the same as the bride's residence, "Andover".
--Katerimmer 22:49, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
Q. How do we key a year such as 6 Feb 1714-1715?
- A: You should key the first year given, i.e. 1714. --Katerimmer 20:19, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Q. If there is more than one place mentioned as the Allegation place which one do we use?
- A: Key the first place mentioned on the record. --Wiedwoman 02:12, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Q. If the residence of the male is HMS Pinafore is that his parish residence?
- A: I would use HMS Pinafore as residence. --Wiedwoman 04:40, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Q. Male Spouse residence is Providence; Female Spouse residence is Portsmith; Allegation place is "P"..which one is it?
- A: I would use spouse residence, as it is listed first. --Wiedwoman 04:40, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Q. They type April as Apl, do we still key Apr?
- A It is Apr. --Wiedwoman 04:40, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Q: The parish name is blanked out like M-------. What does that mean and how do I key it?)
- A: I think this means that the transcriber could only read the first letter of the parish name so I think we would key it as M?? to indicate that the rest was illegible. --Katerimmer 20:18, 29 November 2013 (UTC)
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