France, Quimper et Léon, Saint Martin—Registres Paroissiaux, 1772–1909


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

This is a <Required> field that must be populated at the beginning of each image. It provides the opportunity to mark why you will not index this image (blank, duplicate, no extractable data, or unreadable). 

Click on the field. Then click on the down arrow at the right side of the field. Select the reason for not indexing the record or select Normal if you are going to index it.

Record Type

Type of Act

There are three different types of acts in this project. They are Baptême, Mariage and Inhumation. To select the type of act, follow these steps:

  1. Click in the Type of Act field to see the down arrow.
  2. Click the down arrow to display the options.
  3. Click the correct type of act.

Index as much information as possible into the corresponding fields. For fields that do not have any information to be indexed, press Ctrl+B to mark required fields (fields marked with asterisks) as blank or press Tab to skip fields that are not required.

Act Number

Act Number

Type the act number that was written on the record.

If the act number is missing, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Example: 65

Baptism Date: Day

Baptism Date: Day

Type only the one- or two-digit number that represents the day.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the day was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 10

Baptism Date: Month

Baptism Date: Month

Type the abbreviation for the month: Jan, Fev, Mar, Avr, Mai, Juin, Juil, Aout, Sep, Oct, Nov, or Dec.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the month was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Déc

Baptism Date: Year

Baptism Date: Year

The year should be four digits.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the year was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1860

Baptism: Given Names

Baptism: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first. Do not use commas or periods.

If the given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Marie Jeanne

Baptism: Surname

Baptism: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Include all surnames in this field. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Roené

Gender

Gender

Type M for male, F for female, or I for unknown.

Use the I only if the gender cannot be determined by the name or other information on the record.

Click here to see an example: F

Father: Given Names

Father: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first.

If the father's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Michel

Father: Surname

Father: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Include all surnames in this field. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the father's surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Roené

Mother: Given Names

Mother: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first.

If the mother's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Isabelle

Mother: Surname

Mother's Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the mother's maiden name was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Guimec

Marriage Date: Day

Marriage Date: Day

Type only the one- or two-digit number that represents the day.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the day was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 3

Marriage Date: Month

Marriage Date: Month

Type the abbreviation for the month: Jan, Fev, Mar, Avr, Mai, Juin, Juil, Aout, Sep, Oct, Nov, or Dec.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the month was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Juil

Marriage Date: Year

Marriage Date: Year

The year should be four digits.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the year was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1860

Groom: Given Names

Groom: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first. Do not use commas or periods.

If the groom's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Jean Louis

Groom: Surname

Groom: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not use commas or periods. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the groom's surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Gallo

Groom's Father: Given Names

Groom's Father: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first.

If the groom's father's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Francois Guillamme

Groom's Father: Surname

Groom's Father: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the groom's father's surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Gallo

Groom's Mother: Given Names

Groom's Mother: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first.

If the groom's mother's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Anne

Groom's Mother: Surname

Groom's Mother: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the groom's mother's maiden name was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Guem

Bride: Given Names

Bride: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first. Do not use commas or periods.

If the bride's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Marie Anne

Bride: Surname

Bride: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not use commas or periods. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the bride's maiden name was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Gourlay

Bride's Father: Given Names

Bride's Father: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with the given names first.

If the bride's father’s given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Benjamin

Bride's Father: Surname

Bride's Father: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the bride's father’s surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Gourlay

Bride's Mother: Given Names

Bride's Mother: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with the given names first.

If the bride's mother’s given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Marie Julienne

Bride's Mother: Surname

Bride's Mother: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the bride's mother’s surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Lélou

Death Date: Day

Death Date: Day

Type only the one- or two-digit number that represents the day.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the day was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 9

Death Date: Month

Death Date: Month

Type the abbreviation for the month: Jan, Fev, Mar, Avr, Mai, Juin, Juil, Aout, Sep, Oct, Nov, or Dec.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the month was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Fev

Death Date: Year

Death Date: Year

The year should be four digits.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the year was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1860

Burial: Given Names

Burial: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first. Do not use commas or periods.

If the given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Pierre Joseph

Burial: Surname

Burial: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not use commas or periods. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Grévelec

Father: Given Names

Father: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first.

If the father's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Marc

Father: Surnames

Father: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the father's surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Grévelec

Mother: Given Names

Mother: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first.

If the mother's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Marie Louisa

Mother: Surname

Mother: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the mother's maiden name was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Pemern

Spouse: Given Names

Spouse: Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first. Do not use commas or periods.

If the spouse's given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Spouse: Surname

Spouse: Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Do not use commas or periods. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the spouse's surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Given Names

Given Names

Names were usually recorded with given names first. Do not use commas or periods.

If the given names were not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Surname

Surname

Names were usually recorded with surnames last. Include all surnames in this field. Do not index the word dit or dite, and separate first and second surnames using a hyphen. For example, the surname "Bertrand dit Arceneaux" would be indexed as "Bertrand-Arceneaux."

If the surname was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Day

Day

Type only the one- or two-digit number that represents the day.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the day was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Month

Month

Type the abbreviation for the month: Jan, Fev, Mar, Avr, Mai, Juin, Juil, Aout, Sep, Oct, Nov, or Dec.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the month was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Year

Year

The year should be four digits.

Do not include descriptive words, such as unknown.

If the year was not written on the record, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Observation 1

Observation 1

Enter in this field the reference of the civil registration record if you can have access (ref of the image and of the record) that you can find in the following link: Archives En Ligne

Observation 2

Observation 2

Enter in this field any other useful observation in being concise.