Today we added the current state of the indexing project for the Cambridgeshire 1861 indexes.
We also updated the Devon 1861 and Durham 1871 indexes to the current state of the project.
We have completed the project for the 1851 census for Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Oxfordshire — indexes and transcripts available.
In the last week we have added the current state of the indexing project for Surrey 1871 and Cumberland 1861 indexes.
The Lancashire and Berkshire 1871 indexes have been updated to include the latest data from the indexing project.
Essex 1851 and Hampshire 1851 transcripts now have linked online images of the original census pages.
We have added the current state of the indexing project for the following counties and years:
Dorset 1891, Hampshire 1871, Herefordshire 1871, Kent 1871, Monmouthshire 1891, Northumberland 1891 and Staffordshire 1871 & 1891.
Somerset and Hampshire 1851 census indexes are now completed and now also available as transcripts.
We have just added Northumberland 1851, plus completed Kent, Essex, Sussex and Cheshire 1851 all in index and transcript forms.
Middlesex 1851 transcript now has page images included.
London 1851 and Surrey 1851 census transcripts now have linked images of the original census pages.
Our Hertfordshire, Berkshire & Buckinghamshire 1851 census transcripts now have linked images.
The current state of the Hampshire 1851 index has also been released.
Our Hertfordshire 1841 transcript is now completed and we have released the current state of the Sussex 1851.
A completed transcript of Middlesex 1851 is now available. Pay-as-you-go for £19.95; also available as a name-index from £9.95.
We have also released the current state of our Cheshire 1851 index.
Five more newly-completed census transcripts have been released: Berkshire 1851, Surrey 1841 & 1851, Essex 1841 and Buckinghamshire 1841. Also available as name-indexes.
Three newly-completed 1841 census transcripts have been released: London 1841, Lancashire 1841, Yorkshire 1841.
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Four newly-completed census transcripts and indexes have been released: Hertfordshire 1851, Buckinghamshire 1851, Middlesex 1841 and Berkshire 1841. Pay-as-you-go prices: transcripts £19.95 each per year; indexes from £9.95 each for three months.
We have added the current state of the Surrey 1851 census name-index project.
We now have our complete Lancashire 1841 census index online. Included with premium for no extra charge.
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You can search for names or other words, and can then view the page on which they were found. You can also move five pages forwards or backwards through the book from the page you are shown.
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Today we have added the current state of the Berkshire, Essex and Durham 1851 census name-indexing project. Included with your premium subscription for no extra charge.
The London 1871 complete transcript now has linked online images of the original census pages.
Today we have completed the Yorkshire 1851 census name-index and census transcript. The transcript includes linked online images of the original census pages.
We are adding two useful search features to as many of our indexes and transcripts as possible:
Use this option to search for different spellings of a name. For example, Bailey and Bayley. This technique uses the phonetical sound of the word to find similar sounding matches.
Use this option to search for nicknames which may have been used instead of the standard name - for example Betty, Betsy, Beth or Liz for Elizabeth.
Indexes which have these features will show a checkbox alongside the appropriate name entry fields so you can include them if you wish.
Today we have added the complete Buckinghamshire 1851, Hertfordshire 1851 and Yorkshire 1841 census name-indexes. No charge for premium subscribers.
Today we have added the complete Middlesex 1841 census name-index. No charge for premium subscribers.
Today we have added the current state of the Essex 1841 and Kent 1841 census name-index project. No charge for premium subscribers.
The current state of our project for Lancashire 1851 and Yorkshire 1851 census transcripts has been added. Included with your premium subscription, worth £19.95 each.
Our name-indexes for Buckinghamshire 1841 census and Hertfordshire 1841 census are now available. Included with your premium subscription, worth £14.95 each.
The number of records in our Lancashire 1851 census name-index has trebled to 1.3 million and our Yorkshire 1841 & 1851 census name-indexes have had hundreds of thousands of records added so a new search may find relatives you were unable to find before.
Today we have added the complete Berkshire 1841 census name-index.
We have also made available the current state of the Yorkshire 1841 census indexing project for this county.
These indexes are worth £34.90 pa and are included with your subscription for no extra charge.
Our London 1841 Census name-index is now complete, which means we have complete indexes for London censuses for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871 and 1891.
Parish Records for Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Norfolk and Wiltshire have been added to your subscription, worth almost £400 a year.
NEW: The current state of the Lancashire 1841 census name index has been added to your subscription.
We have now released our London Directory Records. They are included for no extra cost in the premium subscriptions. Alternatively you can purchase a pay-as-you-go subscription from £14.95.
Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.
More directories will be added in the future.
The following two census name indexes have been updated to reflect the latest data available from the indexing project:
The following three census name indexes have been updated to reflect the latest data available from the indexing project:
We have now added our London Parish Records. They are included for no extra cost in the premium subscriptions. Alternatively you can purchase a pay-as-you-go subscription from £19.95.
Parish Records started in 1538 when Thomas Cromwell, the Vicar General to King Henry VIII, declared that all marriages, christenings and burials should be recorded. This data proves invaluable for research prior to census and BMD records.
The following eight census name indexes have been updated to reflect the latest data available from the indexing project:
Representing the current state of the volunteer indexing project for these counties. Just £5 for 90 days or £14.95 for a year:
Complete London 1851 census transcript and name index released.
Complete London 1871 census transcript and name index released.
Owners of Land Records 1873 released. Including everyone who owned one acre or more. Searching is free; viewing a page image costs one credit unless you opted for a premium subscription. Note that you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 or 6 to get the most out of the images.
Census page images added to the complete London 1861 census transcript.
New Indexes added
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