Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

5/10/2004

Standards for Transcribing Monumental Inscriptions – Revisited: A Discussion Paper & Proposal

“Graveyard prowling has been a genealogical pastime for generations. The amateur and professional alike know that valuable data is often on old tombstones which may not be recorded elsewhere.

Where church burial records and municipal death records have been lost or destroyed, the cemetery often provides the only source of this information.” – Walter Lee Sheppard Jr.2

by Brian W. Hutchison, B.Comm., CMA, CG, FSA(Scot)1
for the Society of Indexers’ Genealogical Group (England)

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