The 1911 census coming to on subscription

20 Sep

From sometime in October 2009 the 1911 census will be available from on a yearly or six monthly subscription. Up until now it has only been available on a PayAsYouGo basis, but at last a more cost effective option is available.

The subscription will be on top of the normal findmypast Explorer subscription, although there will be a discount on the 1911 subscription for existing subscribers, and the 1911 census will still be available on PayAsYouGo at

The cost for a year will be £59.95 (without the discount) and for six months it will be £39.95. Further details can be found on and the blog. The 1911 subscription can also be bought (or upgraded) along with the normal Explorer subscription.

The question now is do I need to buy a subscription, if I did there are lots of people in my family tree that I could look up, but I don’t think any of them are important to my research at the moment. I could just be generating myself a lot more work, and heaven knows I have plenty of that already, so I will probably stick with PayAsYouGo for the time being, but Christmas is not far around the corner and perhaps this might be on my wish list!

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