Monday, April 21, 2008

1911 Census for England and Wales - Home Page

The latest 1911 census project news

RG78 series complete
Scotland Online is delighted to announce that the scanning of the RG78 series - Enumerators’ Summary Books - is now complete. Some 570,000 images have been produced. Transcription of these images is now well underway and due for completion by the end of Dec 2007.

Online publishing of the 1911 Census for England and Wales - Home Page: "Over the past five years The National Archives has embarked on an ambitious and successful programme to digitise over 90 per cent of the most popular documents in its largely paper-based collection.

It is aiming to digitise over 100 million pages by 2012. These range from Domesday Book (now available digitally at, through to the censuses, prisoner of war records, ancient petitions, war service and medal records.

Working with partners in the private sector, The National Archives has made records such as lists of emigrating passengers and the 1841 -1891 censuses available for research, through similar partnerships. The National Archives has also launched a digitisation-on-demand programme which makes the majority of its collection accessible to researchers from anywhere across the globe."


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