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Use christening years in side-panel index

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#1 RosieBlake


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Posted 07 June 2016 - 12:20 PM

I am fortunate/blessed to have traced my tree back further than the 1837 beginning of civil registration in the UK.  Therefore 99.9% of my dates are the church-recorded baptism/christening, marriage, and burial (rather than birth and death).


In the left-hand panel index, only the birth years show up.  So I have huge gaps next to people with the same name (25 John Haywoods and counting!) who can only be recognised by their christening date, as they didn't have a birth date recorded.


Are there plans for the Index to show christening dates where there is no birth date?

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 01:31 PM

Meantime, the Name column within the People view tab can be sorted ascending and descending alphabetically and gaps of like-named individuals can be examined for differentiating data.

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#3 Renee Zamora

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 02:06 PM

Confirming this is on the enhancement request list. 


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Posted 07 June 2016 - 02:46 PM

Add Birth event with date "Before" christening date. After all, it is just the year that is shown

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