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Any researcher who has used online newspaper archives, repositories of digitised books or even resources like The National Archives’ Cabinet Papers Online will recognise the revolution created by optical character recognition (OCR) technology. It is this technology which enables us to search not just the title, or date, but actually the words written inside a […]
Census records are invaluable sources of information for all family historians. But what if you can’t find your ancestor on the census? This webinar will look at useful search tips that will help you to locate hard-to-find people, as well…