In order to transcribe for the FreeBMD project you need to join a Syndicate. A Syndicate is a group of people, led by one or more coordinators, who are transcribing a range of records for the FreeBMD project.The coordinator will help you in getting started transcribing for the project.
When you select one of the options below, you will be shown a list of Syndicates that are currently looking for volunteers. You should send an email to the first one on the list requesting to join their Syndicate. They should then guide you through the process from there onwards.
Volunteers will need Internet access to upload their entered data to FreeBMD and possibly to download transcribing aid programs and scans of the Index from the FreeBMD site. Volunteers who wish to transcribe during their free time at their place of employment should take into account that most companies do not allow their employees access to download programs or upload files to the Internet.
Further details about transcribing for FreeBMD can be found on our useful Seven Steps to Contribute page.
Click on one of the two links below to get a list of Syndicates. If you have a microfiche or microfilm reader, please click on the first link, otherwise (or if you don't know what a micofiche or microfilm reader is), please click on the second link.Syndicates that need you to have a microfiche or microfilm reader
Perhaps, however you don't have the time to help transcribe, but could help in some other way:
Due to the work involved in preparing the files, only files cotaining more than 100 records can be accepted by either Peter. The work necessary on the files containing less than 100 records is disproportionate.
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