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Misleading indexes and finding aids.

emeltee

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At least you had an index. It always bugs me trying to find a specific date in the PR images on fs. You spend ages going back and forth trying to find the right year. The worst is when you waste time looking for the year only to find that several pages are missing, including the one you want.

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At least you had an index. It always bugs me trying to find a specific date in the PR images on fs. You spend ages going back and forth trying to find the right year. The worst is when you waste time looking for the year only to find that several pages are missing, including the one you want.

Emeltee
Always happens, the year you want is missing. In Suffolk I found a parish had gaps from 1735 to 1745 but luckily I found the bishops transcripts survive. Phew. They can be a great safety net.
 

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