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

Project-Specific Instructions

Data entry screen available in form entry format only:

  • For this project where the image you see on your screen may be a baptism, confirmation, marriage, or death record, the only data entry option is form entry.

Language for Field Names:

  • The indexing field names and the field helps in the right bottom corner of the indexing screen are also available in French. To change to French:
    1. At the top of the Work page, click Tools.
    2. Select Options.
    3. Select Language.
    4. Click the drop-down arrows in the boxes titled Language for Field Names and Language for Field Help, and select Same as Document.
    5. Close the Work page and reopen the batch for the change to take effect.

Number of Records per Image:

  • The data entry area is set at one record per image. However, this project may contain more than one record per image. You will need to adjust the number of lines to match the number of records.
  • To set the data entry area for the appropriate number of records per image:
    1. Click Tools on the menu bar at the top of your screen.
    2. Click Records per Image.
    3. Set the number of records to your desired number.
    4. Click OK.  
  • Upon completion of each image a message will appear asking if you want to add one or more records to this image. Click OK.

Indexing Names:

  • Title or Terms: Do not index titles or terms relating to any given name or surname. Some examples of these are: Dhr, Mevr, Mej, Junior, Sen, etc.  
  • When indexing a name that has one or more aliases or uses an AKA, index all variations of the name separating each with the word or.

Indexing the first record of a batch:

  • When the first image of a batch begins with a partial record, start indexing at the first complete record.

Indexing records that span two images:

  • Indexing a record that begins at the bottom of one image and continues at the top of the next image.
    1. Click on View.
    2. Click on Show Next Image.
    3. Index the record while viewing both images concurrently.

Indexing the last record of a batch: 

  • When the last record of the batch is not complete:
    1. Make sure you are connected to the Internet and working online.
    2. Click on View.
    3. Scroll down, and click on Show Next Image.
    4. Index the record while viewing both images concurrently.