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=== French Records Extraction Manual ===
 
=== French Records Extraction Manual ===
 
*'''''The website housing these PDF files is currently down for maintenance.'''''  
 
*'''''The website housing these PDF files is currently down for maintenance.'''''  
Another resource is the [https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/Default.htm '''French Records Extraction Manual, Full Manual''']. Much more is covered, but these first four lessons are especially useful.<br>
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Another resource is the [https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/french_records_guide.pdf '''French Records Extraction Manual, Full Manual''']. Much more is covered, but these first four lessons are especially useful.<br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_1.pdf Chapter 1: Old French Records] <br>
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_1.pdf Chapter 1: Old French Records] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_2.pdf Chapter 2: Parish Christening and Civil Birth Entries] <br>
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_2.pdf Chapter 2: Parish Christening and Civil Birth Entries] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_3.pdf Chapter 3: Marriage Entries]<br>
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_3.pdf Chapter 3: Marriage Entries]<br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_4.pdf Chapter 4: Other Entries] <br>
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_4.pdf Chapter 4: Other Entries] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_5.pdf Chapter 5: French Handwriting and Spelling] <br>
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_5.pdf Chapter 5: French Handwriting and Spelling] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-1.pdf Section One]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_6.pdf Chapter 6: Name Identification] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-2.pdf Section Two]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_7.pdf Chapter 7: Gender] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-3.pdf Section Three]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_8.pdf Chpater 8: Dates] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-4.pdf Section Four]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-1.pdf Chapter 9: Putting it all in practice] <br>
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-5.pdf Section Five]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Appendix_A_Occupations.pdf Appendix A: French Occupations List]
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-6.pdf Section Six: Answers]  
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Appendix_B.pdf Appendix B: Common Abbreviations]  
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-6.pdf Appendix A: French Occupations List]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Plugins/FileManager/Files/French/ExtractionGuide/French_Extraction_Guide-Appendix_C.pdf Appendix C: Answers to Self-Evaluation Exercises]  
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Appendix_B.pdf Appendix B: Common Abbreviations]  
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/the-french-documents-pages/fr-genealogical-glossary(english) Glossary]  
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Appendix_C.pdf Appendix C: Answers to Self-Evaluation Exercises]  
 
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Glossary.pdf Glossary]  
 
  
  
  
 
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[[Category:France Language and Handwriting]] [[Category:Language and Handwriting]] [[Category:Handwriting]]

Revision as of 17:03, 21 December 2020


Online Tutorials for French Handwriting on Learning Center[edit | edit source]

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Many resources exist that will help you read French records. One of these is the Reading Handwritten Records Series of free online classes available at FamilySearch. It includes tutorials on


BYU Script Tutorial for Reading French[edit | edit source]

Guide to indexing Toulouse, La Dalbade parish register (baptisms) from 1571-1599 and after[edit | edit source]

Guide to reading and interpreting old parish records of Toulouse for the purpose of indexing and reading old French handwriting. Click here to open the guide.

French Records Extraction Manual[edit | edit source]

  • The website housing these PDF files is currently down for maintenance.

Another resource is the French Records Extraction Manual, Full Manual. Much more is covered, but these first four lessons are especially useful.