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Offline Barbara.H

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Re: Manchester General Cemetery Transcription Project
« Reply #117 on: Tuesday 30 January 18 16:24 GMT (UK) »
Interesting project here:

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2018/jan/29/database-burial-grounds-england-wales-created

"The first national database to record all the natural and manmade treasures of burial grounds, from the giant Victorian urban cemeteries to little country churchyards, is to be created with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund."

£600,000 grant doesn't seem like much to collate every single burial ground in the UK!

 :) Barbara
LANCS:  Greenwood, Greenhalgh, Fishwick, Berry,
CHES/DERBYS:  Vernon
YORKS/LINCS: Watson, Stamford, Bartholomew,
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Re: Manchester General Cemetery Transcription Project
« Reply #118 on: Friday 01 June 18 10:54 BST (UK) »
Greetings!

Does anyone know if there are any plans to re-visit the clean up/transcription project over the coming summer months?

I would love to get involved!  ;D
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Re: Manchester General Cemetery Transcription Project
« Reply #119 on: Sunday 05 May 19 21:57 BST (UK) »
Any idea how I might request a search, i cant find contact details on the site.
Thanks

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Re: Manchester General Cemetery Transcription Project
« Reply #120 on: Sunday 05 May 19 22:22 BST (UK) »
Hi. There is a “Contact Us” page on the website. I will check tomorrow that it is properly visible and there are no glitches. In the meantime if you would like to PM me, Luzzu, from here we will do our best to help.  :)
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Manchester General Cemetery Transcription Project
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Armitage, Slaithwaite; Buck, Staffs & Hampshire; Buckley, Bolton & Manchester; Temple, London & Hampshire; Crummett, Norfolk & Burnley; Osborne, Cornwall & Burnley; Haigh, Manchester & Todmorden; Gralton/Grant, Manchester & Ireland; France, Manchester & Slaithwaite; Shackleton, Burnley & Yorkshire; Dicks, Nottingham & Wiltshire; Sowter, Derbyshire