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April
2019
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11:45 PM
America/Denver

Findmypast Announces Project to Digitise & Publish 1921 Census of England & Wales

By Thomas MacEntee

Summary

Findmypast Wins Contract for 1921 Census of England & Wales Online

In the most anticipated family history development since the online publication of the 1939 Register, Findmypast has been selected as The National Archives’ commercial partner to make the 1921 Census of England & Wales available online.

The census, which was the first to be conducted following the introduction of the Census Act of 1920, will be published online by Findmypast in January 2022.

The project will see Findmypast capture digital images and transcribe the records in a way that will enable family historians across the globe to conduct meaningful searches of these important records when they are opened for the very first time.

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