World Archives Project: New South Wales, Australia, Government Gazettes, 1853-1899 (Part 2)

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About this project This collection contains gazettes published weekly in New South Wales, Australia that include Acts of Parliament, land transactions, criminal notices, will and probate notices, military desertions, government appointments, missing people and more.

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Gazette Page With Names

Gazette Page With Names

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Choose the "Gazette Page With Names" form type for images with names to be keyed.

Page Number

Key the page number as seen. Page number is usually found at the top of the page.
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Event Type

Key the event type as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for reference. Event type is the type of event being reported in the gazette. Event type may be found in the header or record level depending on the type and format of the article.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person or persons as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. If a name appears multiple times, only key once. Do not key the names of authors, even if it is the only name listed. (An authors name can be identified as a name in all capital letters, typically at the end of an article.)
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods. If a name appears multiple times, only key once. Do not key the names of authors, even if it is the only name listed. (An authors name can be identified as a name in all capital letters, typically at the end of an article.)
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. If a name appears multiple times, only key once. Do not key the names of authors, even if it is the only name listed. (An authors name can be identified as a name in all capital letters, typically at the end of an article.)
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. If a name appears multiple times, only key once. Do not key the names of authors, even if it is the only name listed. (An authors name can be identified as a name in all capital letters, typically at the end of an article.)
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Event Day

Key the day from the event date as seen on the record. Event date is the date the event took place and may be found within an article.
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Event Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the event date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Event date is the date the event took place and may be found within an article.
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Event Year

Key the year from the event date as seen on the record. Event date is the date the event took place and may be found within an article.
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Event Parish

Key the event parish as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Event parish is where the event took place.Where possible, key an event location for each individual. If there are multiple individuals in an article, but only one location, key the same location for each individual. If there is no location on the record level (listed with an article or individual), key the location from the header of the article and copy down through each individual.
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Event County

Key the event county as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Event location is where the event took place.Where possible, key an event location for each individual. If there are multiple individuals in an article, but only one location, key the same location for each individual. If there is no location on the record level (listed with an article or individual), key the location from the header of the article and copy down through each individual.
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Alias Given 1

Occasionally an alternate name may be recorded for a given individual. This name may be denoted by parentheses, quotation marks, or may be preceded by the word "nee". Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the alias of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
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Alias Surname 1

Key any Alias Surname which appears. Occasionally an alternate name may be recorded for a given individual. This name may be denoted by parentheses, quotation marks, or may be preceded by the abbreviation "for" or the words "nee" or "formerly". Key the alias surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
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Alias Given 2

Occasionally multiple alternate names may be recorded for a given individual. This name may be denoted by parentheses, quotation marks, or may be preceded by the word "nee". Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the alias of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
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Alias Surname 2

Key any Alias Surname which appears. Occasionally multiple alternate names may be recorded for a given individual. This name may be denoted by parentheses, quotation marks, or may be preceded by the abbreviation "for" or the words "nee" or "formerly". Key the alias surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
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