FREE* today – 1930 USA Census

Posted by on 13 October 2011 in Record Collections

We’re nearing the end of our ‘15 minutes with 15 collections’ countdown! Today, we’ve made our 1930 United States Federal Census, completely free for everyone to use. It’ll stay that way until October 15th. The 1930 US Census is the latest and largest census released so far. It reveals the lives of around 123 million… Read more

FREE* today – American announcements

Posted by on 11 October 2011 in 15 minutes with 15 collections, General, Record Collections

It’s day eleven of our ‘15 minutes with 15 collections’ countdown! Today, we’ve made our US Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage & Death Announcements, 1851-2003, completely free for everyone to use. It’ll stay that way until October 15th. Newspapers have been running birth, marriage and death announcements ever since they were invented. Our collection includes cuttings… Read more

FREE* today – Swedish births

Posted by on 8 October 2011 in 15 minutes with 15 collections, General, Record Collections

We’ve reached the half-way point in our ‘15 minutes with 15 collections’ countdown! For today’s treat, we’ve made our Births from the Swedish Death Index, 1947-2006, completely free for everyone to use. They’ll stay that way until October 15th. This is a great opportunity to try your hand at an unusual collection from overseas. The… Read more

FREE* today – Texas births

Posted by on 7 October 2011 in 15 minutes with 15 collections, General, Record Collections

It’s day seven of our ‘15 minutes with 15 collections ’ countdown! Today, we’ve made our Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 , completely FREE for everyone to use. It’ll stay that way until October 15th. Texas is the second largest American state by both area and population. Our index reveals over 15 million births across almost… Read more

FREE* today – Australian electoral rolls

Posted by on 6 October 2011 in 15 minutes with 15 collections, General, Record Collections

Don’t miss today’s installment of our ‘15 minutes with 15 collections’ series! For our sixth free collection, we’ve made our Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954, available for everyone to use. They’ll stay that way until October 15th. From the arrival of the ‘First Fleet’ in 1788, British migrants were largely responsible for populating Australia. You’ll find… Read more