Talk:FamilySearch Indexing:UK, England and Wales—1871 Census, Updates and FAQ
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Should we be indexing Devon even though it shows up red.
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Reported Mismatched Films:
004021330 - 86
004034536 - Cornwall
Problem with 1871 Vessel Form. (Film number 004404359 Batch 60 ) Shared batch #139986837.
1.) Project Instructions are messed up for Vessel Forms. The Example for how to Index Vessel Form says to put Rank or Occupation in the Relationship to Head Field.
This is not normal. also, Current Vessel Forms have column titled "Rank or Occupation" which is different than the example.
2.) Occupation field is Required in Data Entry. The Vessel Form example says to Tab the Occupation field. That is not normal. Field Helps says if no occupation listed to <Blank> the field
Solution: Rank/Occupation should go in the Occupation field not Relationship to Head field. Also, just removed the relationship field from Data Entry for Vessel Census Forms.
Crossed off names
If a name has been crossed off should we enter it or just leave the line blank?
..... To [[../../../../index.php?title=User:Lorilee1961&action=edit&redlink=1|Lorilee1961]]: Basic Indexing Guidelines covers that here: https://help.familysearch.org/publishing/347/102817_f.SAL_Public.html#corrected
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