User talk:Gsirwin

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Entering Places in a WeRelate family tree [22 April 2015]

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I saw your revisions to Chapman Township and Magnetawan last night and then decided to look at your tree. I noticed that you have entered some 1901 UK census entries and the places given are only street addresses. What town? Street addresses should go into the "Description" box--the one on the right. The "Place" box in the centre is reserved for Places (e.g., Chapman Township and Magnetawan) which will be in our database. If you click on "What links here" on any place page you will find all the persons in the WR database with links to that place.

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Some things can come in from a GEDCOM and can't be left in their original state. They need a bit of manoeuvering and manipulating to get right.

--Goldenoldie 16:06, 22 April 2015 (UTC)


Thanks for your comments. I can always use help. The 1901 UK census that you referred to is actually the 1901 Canadian census. I referenced the 1901 census for William Irwin (33). As he lived on a farm in the Township of Chapman, I used 'Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada' as the place name. This is not a street address. There is no town. I have added Lot 97, Concession B in the description box. Does this work?--Gsirwin 17:09, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

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