The subscription/pay-per-view website Find My Past has announced its plans for the coming year.
Find My Past says:
“As other websites start the lengthy process of making the 1911 census available, you can enjoy access right now to the full and complete 1841-1911 census collection on findmypast.co.uk. We’ll also be adding the 1841-1901 Scottish censuses to findmypast.co.uk this year to expand our collection even further.”
The site promises in 2011:
- “Unbeatable birth, marriage and death records. Once we fully name index our death records, overseas BMDs and BMDs at sea (in the next month or so), you’ll benefit from the most comprehensive online BMDs resource available. No other website makes finding BMDs quicker and easier.
- “Millions more parish record updates, published in association with the Federation of Family History Societies. We will add thousands of new parish records to findmypast.co.uk every month – ours is the most extensive parish records collection anywhere online. Look out for 3 million new Derbyshire parish records coming soon.
- “We’ll make your searching easier: soon you’ll be able to effortlessly record your progress by saving records you’ve already viewed. We’re also making big improvements to our census searches.
- “We’re redesigning our family tree to include lots of fantastic new features.
- “We’ll launch exciting new records in association with The National Archives: Militia records, merchant seamen records and crime, courts and convicts records.
- “Our hugely anticipated project with The British Library continues: digitising up to 40 million historic pages from the national newspaper collection. This is the most significant mass digitisation of newspapers ever in the UK.
- “Welsh parish records from the Welsh archives which include images of original parish registers.”