World Archives Project: New Zealand Bankruptcy Notices, 1893-1904

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About this project This collection contains bankruptcy notices snipped from a New Zealand newspaper, 1893-1904.

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Bankruptcy Notice

Bankruptcy Notice

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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.There are typically several notices per image. The primary name is typically near the top of a notice after the words "Notice is hereby given that," "In the matter of 'The Bankruptcy Act, 1892,' and of the bankruptcy of," "on all proved accepted claims:" or something smiliar.Some notices mentioning estates will have a list of names which typically appear after "Dated this (date)." Key each name on a separate record.
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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.There are typically several notices per image. The primary name is typically near the top of a notice after the words "Notice is hereby given that," "In the matter of 'The Bankruptcy Act, 1892,' and of the bankruptcy of," "on all proved accepted claims:" or something smiliar.Some notices mentioning estates will have a list of names which typically appear after "Dated this (date)." Key each name on a separate record.
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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.There are typically several notices per image. The primary name is typically near the top of a notice after the words "Notice is hereby given that," "In the matter of 'The Bankruptcy Act, 1892,' and of the bankruptcy of," "on all proved accepted claims:" or something smiliar.Some notices mentioning estates will have a list of names which typically appear after "Dated this (date)." Key each name on a separate record.
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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.There are typically several notices per image. The primary name is typically near the top of a notice after the words "Notice is hereby given that," "In the matter of 'The Bankruptcy Act, 1892,' and of the bankruptcy of," "on all proved accepted claims:" or something smiliar.Some notices mentioning estates will have a list of names which typically appear after "Dated this (date)." Key each name on a separate record.
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Residence City

Key the residence city as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Residence city may appear after the primary name and the word "of."
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Occupation

Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Occupation may appear after the primary name and residence.
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Civil City

Key the civil city as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Civil city is where the hearing will be held and may be found near the words "Held," "To be holden" or "Holden."Civil city should be keyed from the text of the notice where the civil date is located. If there is no civil city in this location, but one appears above the notice, this location may be keyed. Example: "In the Supreme Court, holden at Auckland."
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Civil Day

Key the day from the civil date as seen on the record. Civil date is when the 'meeting of the creditors' will be held and may be found near the words "Held," "To be holden" or "Holden."
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Civil Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the civil date using the dictionary provided for assistance. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Civil date is when the 'meeting of the creditors' will be held and may be found near the words "Held," "To be holden" or "Holden."
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Civil Year

Key the year from the civil date as seen on the record. Civil date is when the 'meeting of the creditors' will be held and may be found near the words "Held," "To be holden" or "Holden."
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Residence Day

Key the day from the residence date as seen on the record. Residence date is typically found at the bottom of the notice after the words "Dated this" or below the name of the official to the left of the image often next to a place name. Example: "Hawera, 10th January, 1893." Residence date will appear in day-month-year format.
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Residence Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the residence date using the dictionary provided for assistance. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Residence date is typically found at the bottom of the notice after the words "Dated this" or below the name of the official to the left of the image often next to a place name. Example: "Hawera, 10th January, 1893." Residence date will appear in day-month-year format.
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Residence Year

Key the year from the residence date as seen on the record. Residence date is typically found at the bottom of the notice after the words "Dated this" or below the name of the official to the left of the image often next to a place name. Example: "Hawera, 10th January, 1893." Residence date will appear in day-month-year format.
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