fiasco of the 1901 Census continues with the discovery that street
indexes to help you search the microfiches in your local area (all that
is currently on offer) are far from complete. Exeter and St. Thomas, for
example, have no available index and these areas must be searched the
hard way, fiche by fiche. Good news is that the indexed American 1880
Census is now available on CD in the UK, and that the 1881 Canadian
Census is on its way. It came out last week in the States but to ship it
here will cost more than the price of the discs so it is better to be
patient for a few more weeks and await delivery in the UK.
had major problems with two of our computers during March. These are now
resolved but we have many people to apologise to - emailing has been
very difficult because of the way we had our addresses set up.
Hopefully, we have retrieved all of the incoming mail and we shall be
replying to everyone in the next few days. It is a real pleasure to meet
so many new family members.
"Is everybody going to do an article for this Magazine?"
asks a reader. We do
hope so - we'd very much like to see more and more input from
other people - just let us know if you have a story to tell!
Happy Easter to all our readers.