|Project Title: ||Manchester Memorial Inscriptions|
|Project Description: ||To scan the various Memorial Inscriptions databases held by MLFHS and incorporate into one searchable on-line database.
|Project manager: ||John Evans|
|Project Size (L/M/S): ||Medium|
|Project Status: ||Current|
|Project Started: ||30 Dec 2012|
|Anticipated completion: ||30 Dec 2014|
|Volunteer Requirement: |
|15 Apr 2017||All the Fiche have been finished. There are still problems getting other Soc to allow us to load MIs originally done by them That dialogue is on going.
In the mean time records of 32 Grave Yards taken over by M/C Council and recorded by them before clearing has been found. 3 have been scanned and the 1st is being digitized |
|22 Dec 2016||At the end of 2016 a total of 82,412 memorials have been added to the member area relating to 610 graveyards. The total number of name index entries is 302,101.|
|16 Dec 2016||By the end of December 2016 all the fiche will have been scanned. That will leave about 15 to be finished. Some just to be indexed but most to be typed and indexed.
We have discovered that the Central Library have a number of MIs. It is difficult to get a clear statement as to what as their indexing system doesn't include 'Memorial Inscription' This has still to be explore. je |
|20 Nov 2016||Data added to member area database for 22 transcriptions for which the copyright cannot be determined. Totaling 8,840 memorials and 23,682 names.|
|29 Aug 2016||Data for most of the Lancashire graveyards now added to the database. Some remaining data sets are awaiting clarification of copyright permissions.|
|27 Apr 2016||MIs and indexes for all Manchester burial grounds scanned from printed originals now in member area index.|
|13 Jul 2014||paper versions for Lancs Cheshire & Manchester complete ex 2 .Fiche copies lots to be done. 200 Grave yards ready to load to web site|
|24 Jun 2014||Data for the 20 graveyards in Bolton has been added to the member area database.|
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