The register has been transcribed as seen except that:
- Surnames have been put in capitals to help searching.
- Dates have been standardised to a simple form and are always at the beginning of an entry.
- Pertinent information has been extracted and information such as the repeated ‘County of Brecknock’ after every mention of Llanelly has not ben transcribed.
- Abbreviated names have always been expanded e.g. W[illia]m and Ben[jami]n.
Spelling errors or variants of place-names, e.g. Keelhawey and Merthir, have been retained.
Abbreviated names have always been expanded e.g. W[illia]m and Eliz[abe]th
- In recording the baptism of a child with unmarried parents the surnames of both parents are given in the child’s surname column.
- An extra Notes column has been added to the spreadsheet for extra information provided by the minister, or to give an explanation for the user.
- The penultimate column of the spreadsheet is the page number of the register.
- The final spreadsheet column (shaded pink) gives the identification number of the scanned image from which our transcribers worked.
- Anything enclosed in square brackets has been added by a transcriber.
- [?] indicates that part of a word or number (more than two letters or digits) was illegible.
-  indicates that one letter or numeral could not be deciphered.
- A word or number enclosed in square brackets means that it is obvious from the context.
- A word or number in square brackets with a question mark indicates an educated guess.
- [n/e] indicates that the original document has no entry in that column.
CAUTION – It is always advisable to verify transcribed data by studying either the original documents, or facsimile images of the original documents.