Re: Digitalarkivet 1900 census search problem
- From: Robert Heiling <robheil@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 14:21:12 -0800
Frank Johansen wrote:
> Robert Heiling wrote:
> > "John O. Svenning" wrote:
> >>There are two editions of the 1865, 1875 and 1900 cencus. If you used
> >>the one i "Digitalarkivet" you had to enter only begins with Tore for
> >>the surname. If you enter the complete name you will get no answer.
> > Thanks again. That still isn't working for me though. The one that I
> > have been using is http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/ Whether I use
> > Etternavn lik Toresen, or try Etternavn borjar på Tore and then check
> > the box for the 1174 Toresen when that page of boxes & surnames comes up
> > comes up, I get the very same counts per Fylke including 36 for Oslo.
> > Attempts to add a filter for year or Forenavn reduce the Oslo count to
> > zero. So I just went through those 36 Toresen hits for Oslo/Kristiania
> > and he was not there. It looks as though he really isn't in that
> > database at all.
> At <http://digitalarkivet.uib.no>, try checking the box for "Tores" in
> stead of "Toresen". You the get 26 hits in Oslo / Kristiania. Otto
> Tores. born 1895 is hit number 19.
That works. Previously I had used Tore as advised and then checked the
box for Toresen. This time, it doesn't matter if I use Tore or Tores as
long as I check the box for Tores (should be "Tores."!).
> I don't know why one electronic source has the surname spelled out as
> "Toresen" why the other has it shortened to "Tores", as the entries in
> the electornic sources ought to be exactelly the same as in the original
> paper sources!
One did it right and the other didn't and has a serious bug IMHO.
Many thanks! Now I understand what's going on.
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