The Society of Genealogists has received the following press release.
Leading family history website www.genesreunited.co.uk has published online the complete 1911 census for England and Wales, allowing its members to view the original householder schedules for the first time.
The 1911 census records are the most detailed of any census it includes places of birth, details of siblings, occupations, how many children have been born to the marriage, how many still alive at the time of the census and how many had died. It even allows our members to view the actual handwriting of their ancestors and in full colour.
At genesreunited.co.uk it is possible to search the complete 1841-1911 censuses as well as other historical records such as birth, marriage, death and military records. The 1911 census Enumerator Summary Books have already been available since May 2010.
Unlimited access to the 1911 census and all of the other records is included in a Platinum subscription, costing £64.95 for 6 months. Alternatively you can view the 1911 census on a pay-per view basis. It will cost 5 credits to view an individual transcription, 10 credits to view the household transcription and 30 credits to view the original household image (within these 30 credits you also get to view the Enumerator Summary Book).
Credits can be purchased at the following prices: £5.00 for 50 credits (credits will last for 30 days) or £17.95 for 200 credits (credits will last for 90 days)
Rhoda Breakell, Head of Genes Reunited, said: “We are extremely proud to be able to offer our members the complete 1911 census for England and Wales now. People will find this an invaluable resource for tracing their ancestors and finding out more about their family history than they knew before.”
About Genes Reunited
Genes Reunited was launched in 2003 as a sister-site to the internet phenomenon Friends Reunited. Since then it has grown to become the UK’s largest genealogy website.
It marked a revolution in genealogy and ancestry by combining them with internet social-networking. Members are able to build their family tree by posting it on the site and investigating which ancestors they share with other members. They can also search historical records such as census, birth, marriage, death and military records.
Genes Reunited has over 11 million members and over 750 million names listed. One new name is added to the site every single second.