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[[Image:French alphabet.jpg|right]]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
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=== BYU Script Tutorial for Reading French ===
{{LearningCenter2|83|Reading French Handwritten Records Lesson 1: The French Alphabet}}
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/the-french-documents-pages/the-french-documents(english) Script Tutorial for Reading French]
{{LearningCenter2|84|Reading French Handwritten Records Lesson 2: Key Words and Phrases}}
 
{{LearningCenter2|86|Reading French Handwritten Records Lesson 3: Reading French Records}}.
 
  
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=== Guide to indexing Toulouse, La Dalbade parish register (baptisms) from 1571-1599 and after ===
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Guide to reading and interpreting old parish records of Toulouse for the purpose of indexing and reading old French handwriting. Click [[Media:Yvettesguide1571-1620.pdf|here]] to open the guide.
  
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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=== French Records Extraction Manual ===
*[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_1.pdf Chapter 1: OLD FRENCH RECORDS] <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_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_1.pdf Chapter 1: Old French Records] <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_2.pdf Chapter 2: Parish Christening and Civil Birth 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_3.pdf Chapter 3: Marriage 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_4.pdf Chapter 4: Other Entries] <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_5.pdf Chapter 5: French Handwriting and Spelling] <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_6.pdf Chapter 6: Name Identification] <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_7.pdf Chapter 7: Gender] <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_8.pdf Chpater 8: Dates] <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-Chapter_9-1.pdf Chapter 9: Putting it all in practice] <br>
[https://cfhg.byu.edu/Downloads/French_Extraction_Guide/French_Extraction_Guide-Chapter_9-6.pdf Section Six: Answers]  
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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]
 
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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]  
 
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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_B.pdf APPENDIX B: COMMON ABBREVIATIONS]  
 
 
 
[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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Latest revision as of 15:05, 4 January 2021

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]

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