New Zealand, Auckland—Albertland Index, 1862–1962

Project Instructions

Read the Instructions

  • Please read these project instructions carefully before indexing any batches.
  • Review this page and the field helps frequently for updates to the instructions.
  • Click here for a summary of project updates.

What Is Unique about This Project

  • For this project, you will be indexing many types of reference index cards.
  • Many of the cards will not contain all of the fields. Some fields are unique to certain cards.
  • Batches in this project will usually have 20 images.

Sample Images


  • Because of the many forms found in this project, highlights are not available. 

Diacritics and Other Characters

  • If the name of a person or locality is written with a character not on your keyboard, such as the "ó" in Nicoló, please insert the character by clicking on the Enter special international characters icon (a square with an "ñ" in it) and selecting the character you want to insert, or:
    1. In the menu bar, click Edit.
    2. Click International Letters.
    3. Click the letter you want to insert.

Handwriting Help

  • Many of these records are handwritten. The handwriting resource on the data entry screen may help you decipher the handwriting.
  • To access this resource, click the Handwriting Help icon (an inkwell with an orange feather quill).

Additional Information