World Archives Project: New Zealand, Officiating Ministers, 1882-1920

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About this project This collection contains records of officiating ministers listed under the New Zealand Marriage Act, 1882-1920.

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Project Instructions This collection contains records of officiating ministers listed under the New Zealand Marriage Act, 1882-1920. Fields being keyed include the primary name of each minister and the date their name was recorded in the gazette. Not every image will have a date to key.

Project-specific sample images and form field help:
Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.
Ministers
Cover page, Section header, etc
Image with no data

Ministers

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Choose the 'Ministers' form type for images with names to key.

Additional Image Samples


Residence Day

Key the day from the residence date as seen on the record. When present, residence date may be found directly above a new section of minister names to the right of the word "Wellington." If there are multiple dates on an image, create a new section for each date. Not every image will have an Event date.

Residence Month

Key the month as an abbreviation from the residence date using the dictionary provided for assistance. When present, residence date may be found directly above a new section of minister names to the right of the word "Wellington." If there are multiple dates on an image, create a new section for each date. Not every image will have an Event date.

Residence Year

Key the year from the residence date as seen on the record. When present, residence date may be found directly above a new section of minister names to the right of the word "Wellington." If there are multiple dates on an image, create a new section for each date. Not every image will have an Event date.

Church

Key the church as seen on the record. When present, church may be found directly above a new section of minister names. If there are multiple churches on an image, create a new section for each church.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field.

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.

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Pressing F3 will copy the surname down from the above record.

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. Do not key university degrees such as "M.A." or "B.A." into this field.

Keying Image Samples



Cover page, Section header, etc



Use the "Cover page, Section header, etc” form type for images that do not contain data, but might be interesting to look at because they provide context for the image set. Example: historical notes, affidavits, etc.

Image with no data



Use the “Image with no data” form type for images that do not contain data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. Example: An image containing a blank background.