things to clean up: occupations, awards, and what not
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There's a bunch of stuff in CK that is incorrectly formatted and needs to be cleaned up.
These particular ones can be traced back to a particular user who enters a lot of CK info. Some work will be need to trace back and clean up.
Here's an example of the kind of stuff that's being put in -- wrongly formatted, and sometimes info that doesn't belong in the field:
Places of residence
resided at Alton Towers, Staffordshire, till 1840
1813-1818, educated at St. Edmund's College, Old Hall
Took the degree of D.D. in 1825
English Roman Catholic priest, ecciesiologist and antiquarian
ordained priest, 13 March 1824
assistant priest at St. Mary's, Moorfields, in London, until 1827
he was appointed domestic chaplain to John, Earl of Shrewsbury
In 1840 he became chaplain to Sir Robert Throckmorton of Buckland
After 1840 Dr. Rock was a prominent member of the Adelphi, an association of London priests who were working together for the restoration of the hierarchy
elected one of the first canons of Southwark (1852)
Awards and honors
held the honourable position of President of the Old Brotherhood of the English Secular Clergy
What I've started doing is just copying and pasting all that lengthy into the bio field, since this member obviously put a lot of trouble into adding it (but seems not to understand CK or have looked at the guidelines). Sometimes also I move some stuff in the Occupations field to the Organizations one (in the correct format). Then I pare down the info to stuff that will go in standard formats: author, artist, etc.; universities formatted correctly, etc.
There's a lot of stuff that needs cleaned up. Anyone want to/able to help? The fields that are most often incorrectly formatted in these cases are education, occupation, and awards, but there are sometimes also problems with others (such as non-author people in relationships, or locations formatted incorrectly, etc.)
These are just a few examples. There are likely hundreds that need to be fixed.
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