Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Coltman Report transcription phase complete

Thanks to all who helped every page of the 534 page beautifully handwritten document, The Coltman Report, 1818 – Inquiry into the offences committed at the Battle of Seven Oaks, mentioned here and here, has now been transcribed. About 90 transcribed pages remain to be reviewed.

If you missed this transcription opportunity, or if you did transcribe, consider participating in the FamilySearch Worldwide Indexing Event, 15–17 July. There are several Canadian record sets to be indexed including Canada, British Columbia (Small Batches)—Victoria Times Newspaper Vitals, 1901–1939 which is already 68% complete. There are also 13 UK projects including many English county parish records. Find out more at

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