Friday, January 05, 2007 Monthly Newsletter - January 2007

from my email and shortened:-

For and all our members, 2006 has been a monumental year in terms of launching new record sets and new tree building features. Here’s just a summary of the main events of the last year…

Launch of the ONS Birth, Marriage & Death Index Records collection 1837-2004

English & Welsh 1841 Censuses arrive, marking completion of the 1841-1901 Census set for England, Wales, Channel Islands and The Isle of Man.

Scottish 1841 Census the first of’s Scottish census collection is released

Ancestry’s Member Trees feature launched providing a series of free to use and powerful tree-building tools including photos, creation of mini-ancestral bios and more...

British Phone Book Collection 1880-1984 Release 1 - including over 60 million records spanning the birth of the telephone to the privatization of British Telecom in 1984

Over 60 million records added to New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957 collection alone, the main port of arrival for UK emigrants traveling to the USA. Also featuring further additions to existing record sets, including new passenger and crew lists.

1851 & 1861 Scottish Census double release in celebration of St Andrews Day.

and after surviving Christmas

Firstly, 2007 will continue in similar vain to 2006 with no let up in our efforts to launch both new record collections and enhance those we already hold. Expect further additions to our UK Census collection, including more Scottish Census releases as well as a continuation of British Phone Books collection 1880-1984, amongst others. Keep watch for Army Records too.


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