Criminal Records - Metropolitan Police Gazette, Deserters and Absentees - 1901 November

Description

Help transcribe various names from the Metropolitan Police Force's newspaper - the Police Gazette.
These are the Lists of Deserters and Absentees from the Armed Forces, and also Lists of men no longer considered to be Deserters or Absentees.

Difficulty Level Notes

The text is a printed newspaper, but formats will vary for different lists. Please be aware that some pages can contain a lot of text to transcribe. Please only enter required data, and not insert additional data into incorrect columns.

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Overview

Difficulty Intermediate
Credits Per Row 10
Images Per Batch 1
Added 20th Nov 2018 13:48
Last Edited 21st Nov 2018 16:28

Page Types

Deserters and Absentees

1.1. Header

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1.2. Data

1.2.1. Date of Gazette

The newspaper date as given at the top of the page e.g. Tuesday, January 8, 1901. Any other dates are not required.

1.2.2. Type of Deserter or Absentee

The sub-categories under the 'Deserters and Absentees....' heading e.g. 'From Her Majesty's Service', or 'Discharged for Misconduct', 'Army Reserve' etc. For 'Men Reported as DESERTERS OR ABSENTEES who have REJOINED or who for any other reason, are NOT to be Apprehended' please enter Men Not to be Apprehended

1.2.3. Office No

Given in the 1st column of data under the sub-category heading

1.2.4. Surname

Arranged in alphabetical order in the 2nd column of data, please extract the Surname from the Name column

1.2.5. Forename

Arranged in alphabetical order in the 2nd column of data, please extract the Forename from the Name column

1.2.6. Alias

Any alias name given

1.2.7. Regiment/Rating No

When given, please enter exactly as shown - leave blank if no number is given

1.2.8. Corps/Division/Ship

When given - either Army regiment, Royal Marines division or Admiralty ship name - please enter exactly as shown - leave blank if no regiment is given

1.2.9. Age

When given, please enter fractions as 1/2, 1/4, 3/4 - examples are 18 1/4, 20 1/4, etc. Leave blank if no age is give

1.2.10. Parish & County Born

When given under 'Parish and County in which Born' - leave blank if no data is given. If an asterisk * is given, this indicates there is extra text that has been unable to fit into the allocated space, and should continue further along the row - please add the extra text but not the *.

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2.1. Header

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2.2. Data

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