Headstone - Motcombe St Mary, Dorset

Description

Transcribe headstones from our sister ukindexer photographing project. Preserve these vital records for future generations.

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Difficulty Level Notes

Images are photos taken outside of weathered gravestones etc. and as such the names are unstructured and may be difficult (or unreadable) in places.

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Overview

Difficulty Beginner
Credits Per Row 1
Images Per Batch 10
Added 8th Nov 2017 16:36
Last Edited 10th Nov 2017 09:36

Page Types

Overview Photo

Select if this photo has been taken to show an overview of the area. e.g. notice boards, signs, photos of the church or large areas

1.1. Header

1.1.1. Description

Brief description of what the photo shows e.g. “Church notice board”


1.2. Data

There are no fields required for this type.

Headstone

Select if this photo shows an transcribable headstone

2.1. Header

There are no fields required for this type.

2.2. Data

2.2.1. Title

Only enter if present on the image e.g. Hon., Rev etc

2.2.2. Forenames

Forename and any initials e.g. John M

2.2.3. Surname

Surname as entered, this may be only listed once and apply to all individuals e.g. John Smith and wife Mary, in which case use Smith

2.2.4. Abode

e.g. John Smith of Village Name

2.2.5. Death Year

Dates must be entered in the format YYYY regardless of how it appears on the stone

2.2.6. Death Month

Month must be entered in the format MM regardless of how it appears on the stone

2.2.7. Death Day

Day must be entered in the format DD regardless of how it appears on the stone

2.2.8. Birth Year

Year must be entered in the format YYYY regardless of how it appears on the stone

2.2.9. Birth Month

Month must be entered in the format MM regardless of how it appears on the stone

2.2.10. Birth Day

Day must be entered in the format DD regardless of how it appears on the stone

2.2.11. Age

This should be in the format Years,Months,Weeks,Days,Hours. e.g.:

  • "60 years" = "60"
  • "60 years 3 months" = "60,3"
  • "3 weeks" = "0,0,3"
  • "4 days" = "0,0,0,4"

Please only add an age if it is given on the headstone, do not calculate ages

2.2.12. Relation

Please enter the relation if it is given e.g. Wife, Husband, Daughter, Son etc

2.2.13. Maiden Name

Maiden Name if given

2.2.14. GPS Ref

More advanced

If you have GPS coordinates for this cemetery, this is where you can record these (Don't worry if you don't have this).

Please set the co-ordinates to Latitude / Longitude.

2.2.15. Notes

Any extra details such as Profession, Post Nominals (B.A., M.D.), Place of Death, Place of Birth, or any other interesting information that is on the stone e.g. Wife of John Smith, Killed in Action, Lost at Sea

Unreadable Page

Select Unreadable Image if the text is completely indecipherable from the image.

3.1. Header

There are no fields required for this type.

3.2. Data

There are no fields required for this type.