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  1. Oliver Morley - interview

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    Oliver Morley is Director of Customer and Business Development at The National Archives. He discusses: • What is the 1911 census? • How can the general public use the 1911 census returns? • What…

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    • Explore the censuses

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      Explore the 1841-1911 census records for important information about your ancestors.

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      • Begin your family tree

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        Start to build your family tree by collecting information from family members.

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        • Why use parish records?

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          Parish records enable you to go back even further, with baptism, marriage and burial records that date as far back as 1538.

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          • Other records, military records, passenger lists

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            Make use of our specialist records to enhance your research, including passenger lists and military records.

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            • Royal Hospital Chelsea - exterior clips

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              footage shot outside the Royal Hospital Chelsea, February 2010

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              • Chelsea Pensioners - interviews

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                Short feature including interviews with in-pensioners of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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                • Digitising the records

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                  Watch the hard work that goes into making these records available for viewing online.

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                  • 1911census.co.uk - mini-feature

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                    This is a short feature all about the online launch of the 1911 Census records for England & Wales. This includes interview clips from Elaine Collins from findmypast.com and Oliver Morley…

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                    • 1911 Census records - repairs

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                      • In the early decades after the census was taken, the records weren’t always stored in the ideal conditions that they’ve enjoyed since they’ve been in the care of The National…

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                      • 1911 Census records - being scanned

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                        • Although scanning is automated, the process must be supervised and each page gently guided as it goes through the scanner to ensure it does not crumple and that pages don’t stick together. • Around…

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                        • The National Archives - exterior (summer)

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                          The National Archives campus at Kew holds the official archives of the UK government. As such, it is the custodian of the physical records of the 1911 census. It cares for, makes available, and…

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