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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 17:33 BST (UK) »
Any guess as to how long the project will take to be completed?

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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 17:42 BST (UK) »
Have Tenders gone out yet?

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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 19:14 BST (UK) »
I read the initial release (link inpost #1) which talks about "imaging".
So, are we talking about "imaging" further records (OCR) or transcribing, and more importantly, indexing individual transcriptions? I can see mention of  "index the content" which does not necessarily imply indexing individual records.
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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 23:20 BST (UK) »
I read the initial release (link inpost #1) which talks about "imaging".
So, are we talking about "imaging" further records (OCR) or transcribing, and more importantly, indexing individual transcriptions? I can see mention of  "index the content" which does not necessarily imply indexing individual records.
in the Facebook video clip Dr. Susan Hood RCB Librarian & Archivist is heard saying the Dublin city parishes have already been digitised. If look on geneology.ie those have had the full works are searchable by name in a similar way to the GRO records on the same website. All names and addresses have been transcribed and entered eg father & mother + address for baptisms; names + addresses, father's names occupations & witnesses for later marriages (where they exist) all with a link to the original register image. Advanced search allows entry of Family member names or a keyword (eg Street or Witness) to narrow results. All hugely time consuming and given the apparent accuracy during a brief browse not farmed out to cheap foreign labour Ancestry style. So will take years, one can only hope that additional funding is forthcoming as required. Of the few I clicked on some were new colour images and others greyscale like the old LDS microfilms had been utilised.
https://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/
My ancestors hail from the North + various counties in England so I have had no need to search the existing Dublin C of I parish data but there must be some on here who have & might know how long it took those to do & how they found them. Like the GRO images there is no arrow, only way to flick pages is to change the last digit in the web address.

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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 23:57 BST (UK) »
Give them a chance, the only announced they would get the money on Monday, probably haven't even got it yet, never mind started spending it.

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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 13 September 18 00:20 BST (UK) »
Give them a chance, the only announced they would get the money on Monday, probably haven't even got it yet, never mind started spending it.


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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 13 September 18 00:25 BST (UK) »
Any guess as to how long the project will take to be completed?


11 months, 4 days 17 hours and 19 minutes.

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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #16 on: Thursday 13 September 18 00:38 BST (UK) »
Sadly it's the wrong era for me but will be very welcomed by many however...

I don't understand why, the way English/Welsh & Irish sites work when compared with the way Scotland have theirs, so easy to use & navigate (when you know the workings) compared to the others?

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South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

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Re: Church of Ireland registers are going to be digitised
« Reply #17 on: Thursday 13 September 18 00:54 BST (UK) »
Sadly it's the wrong era for me but will be very welcomed by many however...

I don't understand why, the way English/Welsh & Irish sites work when compared with the way Scotland have theirs, so easy to use & navigate (when you know the workings) compared to the others?

Annie
Can't comment on Scottish sites as I've never used one but Irish Genealogy and the National Archives sites are simple to use.