MPCViewer Updates

Total Records in MPCviewer - 4,468,668

 

Newspaper Births and Birthdays

Records:  807,787

Newspaper Marriages, Engagements and Anniversaries

Records:  406,363

Divorces

Records:  12,920

Newspaper Deaths, Funerals

Records:  1,639,553

Public Trustee/Deceased estates

Records:  231,204

Arrivals in SA

Records:  214,763

Ships to SA

Records:  14,822

Cemeteries

Records:  490,152

Miscellaneous records

Records:  269,802

Hospital and Asylum Admissions

Records:  126,718

School Admissions

Records:  32,858

German cards

Records:  24,535

BISA

Records:  197,191

   

 

MPCviewer datasets update 17/12/2017

 

Arrivals in South Australia

Added 119 records of Irish female orphans on ship Inconstant.


Normalisation of existing DB with some corrections.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 11/12/2017

 

Divorces

 

Added Matrimonial Petitions and related documents 1859-1893.

General cosmetic and normalisation changes to existing dataset.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 30/11/2017

School Admissions

Added 11 schools:

Barunga, Brownlow, Dawson, Macsfield, Murdoch's Hill, Pichi Richi, Pleasant Park, South Hummocks, Wilsdonville, Yararoo, Yarra.

General cosmetic and normalisation changes to existing dataset.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 29/11/2017

 

Hospitals and Asylum Admissions

Added records as follows: Hawker Lying-In Hospital 1899-1928, Destitute Asylum 1870-1906, Lunatic Asylums 1846-1960 (inc. Adelaide Gaol)

1 change to existing records based on user feedback

General cosmetic and normalisation changes to existing dataset.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 21/11/2017


Public Trustee/Deceased Estates

Added records as follows (including replacements):

- Gazette 1845-2000.

- Advertiser Nov1997-Sep2012 (Ian Shillabeer Collection).

- Gazette 1841-1890 (Marion Hextall Collection).

- Some corrections to existing dataset.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 18/11/2017


Newspaper Marriages, Engagements & Anniversaries

Add about 70,000 records as follows (including replacements):

- One correction based on user feedback.

- Adelaide Morning Chronicle 1851-52

- Gladstone Areas Express 1877-1900

- Advertiser 1938-1939, 1946-1969 (Ian Shillabeer).

- Sunday Mail 1970-1999 (Ian Shillabeer).

- Advertiser & Sunday Mail 2011-2017 (Ian Shillabeer).

- Country papers 1961-2017 (Ian Shillabeer).

 

MPCviewer datasets update 12/11/2017


Newspaper Deaths and Funerals

1 change to existing records based on user feedback.

General normalisation of Source names and ages.

Added 101 records from Adelaide Morning Chronicle and Gladstone Areas Express.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 09/11/2017


Newspaper Births and Birthdays

Add records as follows: Sunday Mail Births 2005-2012 (Ian Shillabeer). Country Newspapers Birthdays 1984-2006 (Ian Shillabeer). Advertiser Birthdays 1970-1999 (Ian Shillabeer). Various papers Births 1952 (Neville Bottger). Chronicle Births 1852. Gladstone Area Express 1877-1901.

5 changes to existing records based on user feedback.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 5/11/2017


Cemeteries

Added Non South Australians Buried WTC 1892-1941.

2 records corrected.

A few sources corrected.

Normalise 'unknown' surnames & given names.

 

 

MPCviewer datasets update 5/8/2017


Arrivals in South Australia
New import and correction of records from Excel master.

 

Ships to SA

New import and correction of records from Excel master.

 

 

MPCviewer datasets update 10/06/2017 

 

Newspaper Births and Birthdays

Add 1951 births.

Some cosmetic correction to existing DataBase.

5 corrections from user feedback.


MPCviewer datasets update 6/06/2017

 

BISA/South Australians

This dataset is derived from data prepared for the documents "Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885" published Dec 1987 to July 1989, and "South Australians 1836 -1885" published May 1990, herein referred to as BISA1 and BISA2 respectively.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 19/4/2017

Cemeteries

Additions and corrections for Coromandel Valley St John's Anglican Monumental Inscriptions, Black Hill New Monumental Inscriptions, Keilli Monumental Inscriptions, and Stanley Flat Methodist Monumental Inscriptions.

 

School Admissions

New import of records from Excel masters – added 9 Schools

Chicago, Dawson, Hundred of Yongala, Maaoupe, Ngapala, Port Pirie East, Port Pirie West, Stephenston, Sunshine, Thistle Beds, Wardang Island Primary, Wheetelande Primary

MPCviewer datasets update 15/4/2017

Cemeteries

Added 898 records including for Keith, Echunga, Crafers and Goolwa.

Normalisation of name fields to remove special characters.

Normalisation of cemetery names.

Some merging with existing records.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 12/4/2017

German Cards

New import of records from Excel masters including images. This dataset contains summary information about nineteenth century immigrants from Germany to South Australia, and their descendants.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 24/3/2017

Public Trustee/Deceased Estates

Added Advertiser notices from 2016.

Existing data clean up including splitting multiple surnames and removing double spaces.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 3/2/2017

 

Newspaper Births and Birthdays

Removal/replacement of special characters in names.

Repair of 1,253 records which had Given Names and Parents interchanged.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 03/12/2016


Public Trustee/Deceased Estates

Add Advertiser notices for 2015.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 22/11/2016


Cemeteries

General normalisation and clean up. Removal of about 14k duplicates.

Add Adelaide Catholic burials 1845-1895 (5131 records).

 

MPCviewer datasets update 07/11/2016


Divorces

New import and correction of records from Excel master.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 30/10/2016


Newspaper Deaths and Funerals

Correction of abbreviated publication dates in Aug 2011.

School Admissions

New import of records from Excel masters 

MPCviewer datasets update 20/9/2016

Newspaper Deaths and Funerals

New import of records from Excel masters, plus correction of existing records.

Includes OtherSurnames field.

 

Hospitals and Asylum Admissions

Add info tables, other cosmetic changes. No data changes.

 

MPCviewer datasets update 1/8/2016


Newspaper Births and Birthdays

New import and correction of records from Excel master.

 

Newspaper Marriages, Engagements & Anniversaries

New import and correction of records from Excel master.


Public Trustee/Deceased Estates

New import and correction of records from Excel master.

 

Cemeteries

New import and correction of records from Excel master.