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Non person people in TMG


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Non person people in TMG

  1. 1. Non-Person “People”<br />How to keep track of places, ships and other objects and their relationships with people and each other<br />
  2. 2. Custom Roles<br />Why create a new role?<br />Apply descriptive labelling to a person’s part in an event <br />Control sentences depending on role in the event<br />Examples<br />Census relationships<br />Will beneficiaries, executor/executrix<br />Death informant<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Custom Tag Types<br />Why create a new tag type?<br />Easily record events that happen reasonably frequently<br />Easily find these types of events in Person View or in reports<br />Exclude these types of events from reports<br />Examples:<br />Census for each year, eg 1841, 1851…<br />Assisted Immigration<br />Death of Father/Mother<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Non-Person “People”<br />TMG is a database that can manage relationships between objects, ie, people<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />4<br />Marriage relationship<br />Parent-child relationships<br />
  5. 5. Non-Person “People”<br />What if the “people” could be other types of objects? <br />Immigrant ships<br />Convict transports<br />Towns or villages<br />Houses or farms<br />Churches<br />Religious denominations<br />Schools<br />Organisations<br />What else?<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Non-Person “People”<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Non-Person “People”<br />Why do it?<br />Single place to hold all info and sources about colonies, towns, ships<br />Can see multiple links, eg. all residents in one town, or all immigrants on one ship<br />Show places, ships, etc in Associates window<br />Can easily exclude from reports and charts by tag types, roles and flags<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Link a Person to a Place<br />Create the Place<br />Need a new Role in an existing Tag Type<br />Tag Type – ‘Residence’<br />Role – ResLink<br />Add Residence Tag for Person<br />Add “Place Person” as witness with role ResLink<br />Person now shows up under that Place<br />Place appears as Associate for that Person<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Link a Person to a Ship<br />Create the Ship<br />Need a new Role in an existing Tag Type<br />Tag Type – ‘Immigration’ or ‘Immigration Assisted’<br />Roles <br />Ship<br />Destination<br />Add Immigration Tag for Person<br />Add “Ship” as witness with role Ship<br />Add “Place” as witness with role Destination<br />Person now shows up under that Ship and Place<br />Ship and Place apper as Associates of that Person<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Link a Marriage to a Church<br />Create the Church<br />Need a new Role in an existing Tag Type<br />Tag Type – ‘Marriage’<br />Role – Church / MarrPlace<br />In Marriage Tag<br />Add “Church” as witness with role Church<br />Marriage now shows up under that Church<br />Church appears as Associate of those Persons<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Some Standards<br />New custom Flag – Type<br />P = Person (default)<br />L = Place<br />S = Ship<br />Etc<br />Name format<br />Preceded by special character<br />Name goes in Surname field<br />Upper and lower case<br />Gender is male<br />Parent always male<br />© Carole Riley - May 2010<br />11<br />