Project Details

Project Title: 1851 Chorlton upon Medlock Poor Rate Book
Project Description: Transcription of 260 pages of the 1851 Poor Rate Book for Chorlton upon Medlock (C on M). These contain the names of all 7,000 occupiers and ?800 owners, and street numbers and addresses of all property in C on M in July 1851.
Project manager: Ray Hulley
Project Size (L/M/S): Small
Project Status: Published
Project Started: 02 Nov 2012
Anticipated completion: 28 Mar 2013
Volunteer Requirement: 9 volunteers already recruited and working.

DateReport
26 Jul 201327 March 2013 This project has been completed and full details are shown in the General document collection of the Members' area under Poor Rate Book for Chorlton-on-Medlock 1851.
14 Mar 2013All material passed to Clayton House for preparation work for final publication in Members' Area
03 Feb 2013Final check of all batches now completed. Preparation of indexes started.
27 Jan 2013All 16 batches of images together with the matching Excel Workbook have now been returned to the Project Manager after checking by 8 volunteers. 7,000 entries have been checked in 21 days, a great effort by all. Work will now be concentrated on a final check against the original images and the preparation of final listing, surname and street indexes. A section covering the missing streets and householders therein will also be prepared. A finish date of 15 March 2013 is envisaged.

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