Mistrust Transcriptions: And Here's Why - free webinar by Dr. Bruce Durie now online for limited time
The recording of today's webinar by Dr. Bruce Durie, "Mistrust Transcriptions: And Here's Why" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
I think we’ve all been there...we find a transcribed Birth/Baptism, Marriage, Death/Burial or Census entry, and it either 1) looks completely wrong, 2) looks too good to be true, 3) has no supporting citation or source information. So, how do we know 1) where it came from? 2) whether it’s actually correct, or even complete? 3) what the transcriptional errors might be? The answer, of course, is to find the original document. But that isn’t always possible. Particular bug-bears are 1) the dreaded “Selected Births and Baptisms, Scotland” 2) census transcriptions, 3) indexes, 4) online Family Trees. Join Dr. Bruce Durie for a Cautionary Tales tour of some of the worst offenders and howlers, and gives hints and suggestions as to how to get around them.
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