French Records Extraction - An Instructional Guide

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Chapter One: Old French Records - Introduction


Chapter Two: Parish Christening and Civil Birth Entries


Chapter Three: Marriage Entries


Chapter Four: Other Entries


Chapter Five: French Handwriting and Spelling


Chapter Six: Name Identification


Chapter Seven: Gender


Chapter Eight: Dates


Chapter Nine: Putting It All Into Practice

Section One

Section Two

Section Three

Section Four

Section Five

Section Six: Answers



Appendix A - French Occupations

Appendix B - Common Abbreviations

Appendix C - Answers to Self Evaluation Exercises

Glossary - List of terms and their translations