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    1. Re: [AUS-ACT] AUS-ACT Digest, Vol 5, Issue 5
    2. cmhart
    3. I am willing to donate my time if feasible. I was born in Canberra, but no longer live there. Is this a problem with the transcription process? Would love to help. Carolyn On 15/06/2012 5:01 PM, aus-act-request@rootsweb.com wrote: > > Today's Topics: > > 1. Re: Ryerson Indexers required for Canberra Times (John Curtis) > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Message: 1 > Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 10:11:18 +0800 > From: John Curtis<curtisj43@iinet.net.au> > Subject: Re: [AUS-ACT] Ryerson Indexers required for Canberra Times > To: aus-act@rootsweb.com > Message-ID:<4FDA99C6.6000407@iinet.net.au> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed > > Hello Jean, > > My name is Clare and I am John's wife. I am very sorry to give you the > bad news this way, but John passed away on the 22nd April, 2012. He had > been very ill over the last 12 months and spent his last five weeks in > hospital in unbearable pain. > > Best Wishes, > > Clare > > On 12/06/2012 13:55, Jean Lapthorne wrote: >> Hello John >> Sorry I cannot be of help as I live in Melbourne and only >> read the C'berra Times on the net to check up on the >> place as my family reside there. >> My great aunt married a convict William Parker in >> that area and he is buried in unmarked grave at St.John's >> Church, so we have many years of connection with the >> area, looking forward to the 100 years next year, >> best wishes, Jean Lapthorne >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "John Graham"<johngrah@ozemail.com.au> >> To:<AUS-ACT@rootsweb.com> >> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 11:49 PM >> Subject: [AUS-ACT] Ryerson Indexers required for Canberra Times >> >> >>> The Ryerson Index has vacancies for an indexer or indexers willing to >>> take on the indexing of the Canberra Times each day. A rough guide to >>> the time involved would be 10-15 minutes per day. >>> >>> We prefer indexers to have access to the printed copy of the paper >>> (this is a preference, not a rigid rule) - we have found that some >>> newspaper websites do not contain all the notices published in print. >>> If you have access to the paper, the idea is that you index one day's >>> notices at a time, and send it to us. All indexing is done at home, >>> at a time to suit yourself. >>> >>> It's possible for one indexer to index this paper every day (the >>> previous indexer did it this way for some years), but we are flexible >>> in sharing the indexing around if we have more than one person >>> interested, or if one person feels that every day is too much. >>> >>> We supply the indexing software, plus a full training course for new >>> indexers. Those who have indexed for Ryerson in the past are most >>> welcome to apply. >>> >>> If you are unable to index the notices, but would still like to help, >>> then we have a facility whereby you can scan the notices and upload >>> them to our website, for others to subsequently index. >>> >>> If you are interested, please contact the Ryerson Index via the >>> "Contact Ryerson Index Inc" link on the website at www.ryersonindex.org. >>> >>> John Graham >>> President, >>> Ryerson Index Inc >>> >>> ------------------------------- >>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to >>> AUS-ACT-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the >>> quotes in the subject and the body of the message >>> >> >> >> ------------------------------- >> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to AUS-ACT-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message >> >> >> ----- >> No virus found in this message. >> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com >> Version: 2012.0.2178 / Virus Database: 2433/5065 - Release Date: 06/12/12 >> >> > > ------------------------------ > > To contact the AUS-ACT list administrator, send an email to > AUS-ACT-admin@rootsweb.com. > > To post a message to the AUS-ACT mailing list, send an email to AUS-ACT@rootsweb.com. > > __________________________________________________________ > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to AUS-ACT-request@rootsweb.com > with the word "unsubscribe" without the quotes in the subject and the body of the > email with no additional text. > > > End of AUS-ACT Digest, Vol 5, Issue 5 > ************************************* > > > ----- > No virus found in this message. > Checked by AVG - www.avg.com > Version: 2012.0.2180 / Virus Database: 2433/5070 - Release Date: 06/14/12 > >

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