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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,...

Tags: 1921 census, census, digitisation, family history, genealogy

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

Prize Papers Project launches at Oldenburg Castle

Imagine being the first person to open a letter written 250 years ago but which never reached its intended recipient. What might you find? What might you learn?

Tags: digitisation, letters, Prize Papers, research