WeRelate:Duplicate pages patrol

Coordinated by the Overview committee.

Operational tasks

GEDCOM review
Speedy delete
Image review
Featured pages

Quality patrols

New people
New sources
New places
Duplicate pages

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Help pages


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Software Development

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About the Duplicate pages patrol

Members of the Duplicate pages patrol are responsible for reviewing possible duplicate pages and merging them.

Overview Committee Liaison

Dallan is available as a liaison between this group and the Overview Committee. There may be times that additional help is needed for this group to operate smoothly. Some examples include: a need for additional volunteers, questions about tasks, requests for assistance with conflict resolution, requests for policy changes, etc. If you would like help, please feel free to contact me either via my talk page or via email

Current Duplicate pages patrol Members

If you would like to participate in this patrol, please leave a message on the talk page. Thank you!

Getting Started

This page belongs to the Duplicate pages patrol. Please feel free to edit the instructions as you see fit.

Before you get started, you may want to make sure your preferences are set to your local time.


  • Review the Duplicate families report and carefully merge pages that are definitely duplicate families.
  • For those families that are not duplicates, click the "Not a match" button to mark their talk pages with the Nomerge template.
  • If you have any questions, feel free to ask them on the talk page.

Helpful templates and pages

Help:Merging pages

Template:Dup - a graphic template that can be used on a person page or a family page. Puts the page in the Duplicates Category.