Project List

The following projects are currently in progress. Please click on the 'View Details' link to view full details and progress reports and to access a link to the project manager.

Project TitleProject ManagerProject Start DateView Details
Lancashire Archives Crew ListsTony Foster1 Jan 2017View Details
Project TitleLancashire Archives Crew Lists
Project DescriptionTo transcribe details of crew lists held for Fleetwood, Preston and Lancaster between 1863 and 1913 and make details available online.
Project ManagerTony Foster
Society/BranchSociety
Project Co-ordinator
Project SizeLarge
Project StatusNow in progress
Project Started1 Jan 2017
Due for Completion31 Mar 2018
Volunteer RequirementAbout 8 people to transcribe the records at Lancs Archives. Can you help ? Training provided. Contact Tony Foster by email tonyfoster@fastmail.co.uk
DateReport
13 Feb 2018Next input day for volunteers in the Volunteer Room at Lancashire Archives
6 Feb 201810 volunteers added 1962 SS2 records. Another good day. Thank you everybody.
30 Jan 201812 volunteers added 2290 SS2 records. Another good day. Thank you everyone.
23 Jan 201813 volunteers added 2224 SS2 records. Another good day. Thank you everyone.
16 Jan 20188 volunteers added 1372 SS2 records. Another good day. Thank you everyone.
9 Jan 2018Our 11 volunteers were back today hard at work and transcribed 1086 SS2 records. Thank you everybody.
19 Dec 20177 volunteers added another 1349 records. Thank you - another good day
12 Dec 20176 volunteers added 1187 SS2 records. Thank you to all concerned.
5 Dec 20179 volunteers added 1671 SS2 records. Another good day. Thank you everyone.
29 Nov 201710 volunteers added another 2064 records. Thank you all - another excellent day
21 Nov 20178 volunteers added another 1306 records. Thank you - another good day
14 Nov 20179 volunteers added another 1302 records. Thank you - another good day
7 Nov 201710 volunteers added another 1721 records. Thank you - another good day
31 Oct 201712 volunteers added another 2279 records. Thank you - another good day
24 Oct 201710 volunteers added another 1359 records. Thank you - another good day
17 Oct 20179 volunteers added another 1596 records. Thank you - another good day
10 Oct 20179 volunteers added another 1345 records. Thank you - another good day
2 Oct 201710 volunteers added another 1774 records. Thank you - another good day
26 Sep 20178 volunteers added 1421 records - another good day thank you everybody
19 Sep 2017Thank you to our ten volunteers who had a good day and indexed 1203 SS2 records
12 Sep 2017Thank you to our 9 volunteers who had a good day and indexed 1294 SS2 records
5 Sep 2017Thank you to our 6 volunteers today who transcribed 1010 records
29 Aug 2017Another good day with 9 volunteers inputting 1215 SS2 records.
22 Aug 20171196 entries transcribed on SS2 by our volunteers. Thank you everyone
15 Aug 20171092 entries transcribed on SS2 by our volunteers. Another great effort.
8 Aug 201731 records were indexed for SS1 completing it and 1398 records indexed for SS2. Thank you to all our volunteers
1 Aug 2017Thank you to 13 volunteers who together input 1982 records
25 Jul 2017Our volunteers input 75 records to SS1 and 1404 to SS2. Anoher good day. Thank you everone.
18 Jul 2017Our 8 volunteers were busily engaged in inputting 1188 records to SS2 today
11 Jul 2017Our volunteers input 1385 records to SS2
4 Jul 2017Our volunteers input 70 records to SS1 and 1572 to SS2 and we were visited by Eric Jackson from the Federation of Family History Societies
20 Jun 2017Our 7 volunteers input 706 records today. Well done!
13 Jun 20178 volunteers input 41 records in SS1 and 1195 records in SS2 including 176 not counted the previous week.
6 Jun 20172 volunteers completed indexing for SS1 and indexed 127 entries. 9 volunteers indexed 866 entries for SS2.
30 May 2017The sorting for SS2 was completed and 6 volunteers and Jacquie indexed 640 entries. 3 volunteers indexed another 240 entries for SS1 and one volunteer checked entries for SS1.
23 May 20173 volunteers indexed 314 entries and 7 volunteers were checking SS1 entries and assisted with the job of sorting documents for SS2.
16 May 20173 volunteers indexed 334 records while the other 5 volunteers carried on sorting SS2 ready for the next phase.
9 May 2017The SS1 series of Crew Lists has almost been completed - 6 volunteers transcribed another 498 records while 3 volunteers continued sorting the SS2 fishing vessel Crew Lists.
2 May 2017The team were split today - some 7 volunteers continued inputting the SS1 Crew Lists and added 772 more records, while the other 4 volunteers worked on sorting the SS2 crew lists relating to Fishing Vessels. This will be the next area of work.
25 Apr 2017Another good input day. 9 Volunteers input 742 records and started preparing the SS2 records.Thank you
18 Apr 20179 Volunteers input 1189 records - another good day. Thank you to all our volunteers.
11 Apr 201710 volunteers input 1053 records. Another good day. Thank you to our volunteers.
4 Apr 20177 volunteers attended and input 770 records today.
28 Mar 2017Another good day - our 11 volunteers input a further 1610 records
21 Mar 2017Our 8 volunteers input a further 1254 crew members into the database. The 10,000 mark is now in sight.
14 Mar 2017Another good day - our 9 volunteers input a further 1355 records and were joined in the afternoon by Eric Jackson from the Federation of Family History Societies
7 Mar 2017Another good day. Welcome to Alison who will be supervising the group from now on. 11 volunteers input 1694 entries.
28 Feb 2017Our 11 volunteers input 2003 records - a very good day again. Thank you!
21 Feb 2017Another good day - our 11 volunteers input a further 1700 records
14 Feb 201712 volunteers input 1378 records - an excellent start to the project.
9 Feb 2017The Training Day was held at Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston on Tuesday 7th February 2017 and 11 people attended. Individual training sessions will be provided for anyone who joins subsequently
Preston Cemetery - Transcription and compilation of Burial Record IndexStephen Benson1 Jan 2017View Details
Project TitlePreston Cemetery - Transcription and compilation of Burial Record Index
Project DescriptionTo transcribe details of burials at Preston Cemetery to compile a complete index and make details available online.
Project ManagerStephen Benson
Society/BranchSociety
Project Co-ordinator
Project SizeLarge
Project StatusDue to start in Jan 2017
Project Started1 Jan 2017
Due for Completion31 Dec 2020
Volunteer RequirementVolunteers to transcribe the records at home into spreadsheets from digitised images.
DateReport
15 Dec 2016Seeking volunteers.
Teachers of Chester College killed in World War ISteve Parker - please contact him by email at steveparker1@btopenworld.com if you can help.1 Aug 2016View Details
Project TitleTeachers of Chester College killed in World War I
Project Description
Project ManagerSteve Parker - please contact him by email at steveparker1@btopenworld.com if you can help.
Society/BranchSociety
Project Co-ordinatorSteve Parker
Project SizeCurrently three people working on the 77 biographies.
Project StatusIn progress and now aiming for completion by November 2018
Project Started1 Aug 2016
Due for Completion30 Jun 2018
Volunteer RequirementSteve is asking for help from people who may have some spare time and an interest in WWI who could look up records, census details, Army service records, newspaper cuttings, school records etc of any of these men who gave their lives for this country.
The monumental inscriptions for the three West Bradford Churches – Old Methodist Graveyard, the Methodist Church and St Catherine’s. 00-00-00View Details
Project Title The monumental inscriptions for the three West Bradford Churches – Old Methodist Graveyard, the Methodist Church and St Catherine’s.
Project Description
Project Manager
Society/BranchRibble Valley
Project Co-ordinator
Project SizeLarge
Project StatusCompleted and CD now available for purchase - see link to shop below.
Project Started00-00-00
Due for Completion00-00-00
Volunteer Requirement
Website Linkhttps://www.lfhhs.org/product_info.php?cPath=53&products_id=88
Completed Projects
The following projects have been completed.
Project TitleProject ManagerProject Start DateView Details
The monumental inscriptions for the three West Bradford Churches – Old Methodist Graveyard, the Methodist Church and St Catherine’s. 00-00-00View Details
Project Title The monumental inscriptions for the three West Bradford Churches – Old Methodist Graveyard, the Methodist Church and St Catherine’s.
Project Description
Project Manager
Society/BranchRibble Valley
Project Co-ordinator
Project SizeLarge
Project StatusCompleted and CD now available for purchase - see link to shop below.
Project Started00-00-00
Due for Completion00-00-00
Volunteer Requirement
Website Linkhttps://www.lfhhs.org/product_info.php?cPath=53&products_id=88
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