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Image Type

Describe the image above. To do this, click in the Image Type field, and then click the down arrow at the right side of the field. Select an option from the list.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

If there is no information to be indexed because the image is blank, is a duplicate, has no extractable data, or is unreadable, select one of these options. Press Tab or Enter, and, on the warning message, click Yes. Continue to the next image in the batch.

Click here to see an example: Normal

Townland
The Townland is located under the heading, Townland, Denomination, Plougland, or Type the Townland that was written on the form. If the Townland has been misspelled, spell it correctly. If it has been abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name.

If the Townland was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Rathmoil


Surname

The surname is located under the heading TOWNLANDS AND OCCUPIERS NAMES.

The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type the names into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

The surname may have been written only once for the first member of the family. However, it needs to be repeated for each family member.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Sr, Jr, Baby, Infant, Mrs or Miss. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

There may be names from other cultures included. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index the name in the Given Names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the word "unknown," and you cannot determine it from the previous image, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: FitzGerald
 

  Given Names

The given names are located under the heading TOWNLANDS AND OCCUPIERS NAMES.

Type the given names that were written on the form.

The given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type the names into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as: Sr, Jr, Baby, Infant, etc. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If a given name was abbreviated, type the name as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index the name in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Stephen

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