World Archives Project: Middlesex County Records - Calendar of the Sessions Books 1689 – 1709

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This collection contains the Calendar of Sessions Books covering the years 1689-1709. The calendar books contain writes, indictments, recognizances, orders, and memoranda of sessions.
This collection contains the Calendar of Sessions Books covering the years 1689-1709. The calendar books contain writes, indictments, recognizances, orders, and memoranda of sessions.
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==This project is in testing==
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This project is being tested at the moment and is not available for keying.
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'''Project Instructions'''
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This collection contains the Calendar of Session Books covering the years 1689-1709. The calendar books contain writs, indictments, recofnizances, orders, and memoranda of sessions.
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From these records, key the month and year of the session, and the names of those involved in the court case. If the name of a mother, father, spouse, or child of an individual involved in a court case is mentioned, this name should be keyed in the relative name fields. If a name is keyed into the relative name fields, the appropriate relationship '''MUST''' be indicated in the relationship field. Any names keyed into the relative name field where no relationship is indicated will not be used in the index.
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[[#Sessions Page|Sessions Page]]
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[[#Index|Index]]
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About this project This collection contains the Calendar of Sessions Books covering the years 1689-1709. The calendar books contain writes, indictments, recognizances, orders, and memoranda of sessions.

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Project Instructions
This collection contains the Calendar of Session Books covering the years 1689-1709. The calendar books contain writs, indictments, recofnizances, orders, and memoranda of sessions.

From these records, key the month and year of the session, and the names of those involved in the court case. If the name of a mother, father, spouse, or child of an individual involved in a court case is mentioned, this name should be keyed in the relative name fields. If a name is keyed into the relative name fields, the appropriate relationship MUST be indicated in the relationship field. Any names keyed into the relative name field where no relationship is indicated will not be used in the index.

Project-specific sample images and form field help:
Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.
Sessions Page
Index
Cover page, Section header, etc.
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Sessions Page

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Choose the "Sessions Page" form type when the image either contains names that need to be keyed from summary enteries, or when there are summary entries with no names to be keyed but includes the header with a session date.

Session Month

Key the month in its three letter abbreviation from the session date. Session dates will appear as a header. If a session date appears in the middle of the page, create a new section to key the date, even if there are no records to key after the date.
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Session Year

Key the year from the session date. Session dates will appear as a header. If a session date appears in the middle of the page, create a new section to key the date, even if there are no records to key after the date.
See Example

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name of the primary person, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.Only key names of those involved in the court case. Do no key names of businesses, churches, governments, or any like entities.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.Only key names of those involved in the court case. Do no key names of businesses, churches, governments, or any like entities.
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Surname

Key the surname of the primary person as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.Only key names of those involved in the court case. Do no key names of businesses, churches, governments, or any like entities.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.Only key names of those involved in the court case. Do no key names of businesses, churches, governments, or any like entities.
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Residence

Key the residence of an individual if it appears in the record as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. Separate all geographical locations with a comma.
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Relative Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the relative as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. Only key names of spouses, mothers, fathers, and children. If a name is being keyed into the relative name fields, a relationship MUST be keyed into the relationship field.
See Example

Relative Surname

Key the surname of the relative as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. Only key names of spouses, mothers, fathers, and children.If a name is being keyed into the relative name fields, a relationship MUST be keyed into the relationship field.
See Example

Relationship

Key the relationship of the relative if a relative name was keyed. Only key names of spouses, mothers, fathers, and children.If a name is being keyed into the relative name fields, a relationship MUST be keyed into the relationship field.
See Example

Index

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Choose the "Index" form type when the image says "Index" at the top. It will include names and subjects with page numbers.



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