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Award of MOD service records digitisation contract

We have announced that we have awarded Ancestry®, a contract to digitise the first tranche of Ministry of Defence service personnel records. Both...

Tags: ancestry, digitisation, MOD Records

Records of French Prizes uploaded to Prize Papers portal

Court records, ship’s papers and mail-in-transit revealing the details of French ships captured during the War of the Austrian Succession are now available...

Tags: digitisation, oldenburg, Prize Papers

Prize Papers research portal launched

Court records revealing the details of 1,500 ships captured during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars are now searchable online for the first...

Tags: digitisation, high court of admiralty, letters, napoleonic wars, naval battles, oldenburg, Prize Papers

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1921 Census online publication date announced

Today we can announce that the 1921 Census for England and Wales will be published online by Findmypast on 6 January 2022. Taken between two world wars,...

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Funding received for equipment upgrade

Our Collection Care and Licensing, Publishing and Digitisation departments have received £264,000 in funding as part of the Arts and Humanities Research...

Tags: ahrc, capco, conservation, digitisation, Funding, heritage science, research, ukri

Contract awarded to publish the 1921 Census online

We can today announce the contract to publish the 1921 Census online has been awarded to British & Irish family history website Findmypast, in association...

Tags: 1921, 1921 census, census, commercial, digitisation, family history, findmypast, genealogy, online