FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Parish Table for Parishes in Wiltshire County

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Purpose[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this project is to make the following changes to the Wiltshire County parish pages:

  • Add "Find neighboring parishes" section.
  • Place final update of parish tables on all England Parish pages.
  • Delete Talk page content.

Task List[edit | edit source]

Wiltshire Parishes

Instructions[edit | edit source]

  1. Open the Task List and place your name next to the parish you want to edit. Click on the link and go to the parish page.


  2. We will be making the following changes to the page:

  3. Nonconformist Parish Page Example - Wiltshire.png

  4. Click on the Edit Source button next to Resources


  5. Copy and paste the following code directly below the heading:

  6. === Find Neighboring Parishes ===
    
    Use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]
    ::*Type the name of the parish in the ''search bar''
    ::*Click on the location ''pin'' on the map
    ::*Choose ''Options'' from the pop up box
    ::*Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes<br>
    

  7. Scroll down to the ===Church Records=== heading. Delete everything between ===Church Records=== and stop when you highlight the =====Non-Conformist Records===== heading.


  8. Only delete the header. Do not delete the information below the header.
    ''The Church of England'' (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor. <br>
    ''Non-Conformist'' refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
    
    ==== Church of England ====
    <font color=blue> Due to the increasing access of online records:</font><br>
    *<font color=blue>Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified<br>
    *Dates in the following table are approximate </font><br>
    '''''Hover over the collection's title for more information'''''
    {| class="wikitable" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" 
    |-
    | bgcolor="#b6cee2" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''PARISH NAME Online Parish Records'''
    |-
    | bgcolor="#efdcc3" | <center>'''''Collections'''''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#d9bfbf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#bfd9bf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#cac4d4" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" |
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>''Indexes only''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FamilySearch Collections-Wiltshire
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Wiltshire&recordType=0 1500s-1900s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Wiltshire&recordType=1 1500s-1900s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Wiltshire&recordType=2 1500s-1900s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2821293 1500s-1900s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2821293 1500s-1900s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2821293 1500s-1900s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FreeREG
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center> 
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Find My Past-Wiltshire ($)
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-baptisms-index-1530-1917 1500s-1900s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-baptisms-index-1530-1917 1500s-1900s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-burials-index-1538-1990 1600s-1800s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"|Find My Past Banns-Wiltshire ($)
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-banns-index-1538-1933 1700s-1800s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry Church of England BMD-Wiltshire ($)
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s]  </center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8912  1800s-1900s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" |  <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8913 1800s-1900s] </center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8914 1800s-1900s]</center> 
    |-
    | bgcolor="#dbe7f0" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | ''Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage''
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 1500s-1800s]</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
    |-
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center> 
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
    | bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales 1500s-1800s]</center> 
    |-
    |}
    '''''Other Websites'''''
    <br>
    These databases have incomplete parish coverage. 
    *[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Wiltshire/ Joiner Marriage Index - Wiltshire] ($)
    *[https://parishregister.co.uk/online/wiltshire-parish-records The Genealogist Parish Registers - Wiltshire] ($)
    *[http://www.dustydocs.com/ UK Websites for Parish Records] - Links to online genealogical records
    *[https://ogindex.org/ Online Genealogical Index] -  Links to online genealogical records
    ==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
    


  9. Change PARISH NAME to the name of the parish that you are editing


  10. Click Show Preview to make sure that everything was edited correctly. It should look like the following:

  11. Nonconformist Parish Page Wiltshire Update.png

  12. Fix anything that looks incorrect.


  13. Type Project: update main parish page in the summary box.


  14. Save the page and move on to the next step.


  15. Go to the Talk Page. This can be found on the upper left-hand corner of the page.


  16. Click on the Edit Source button at the top of the page. Delete all of the parish table information from the page and leave any other unrelated comments.

  17. Talk Page delete.png

  18. Save the talk page.


  19. Return to task list. Place the date you completed the page and move onto the next parish.