1921 Census – Free National Archives online talks Saturday 8 January 2022, 10:00 and 11:30am

The National Archive will be publishing the 1921 Census for England and Wales online via Findmypast on 6 January 2022.

In order to help users get the most out of the 1921 Census, they will be putting on two free online talks on 8 January 2022:

Introducing the 1921 Census of England & Wales – 10:00am

Discover the historical context, tips for effective searching, and the best way to trace individuals. Booking link

Census surgery: behind the 1921 census – 11:30am

Two experts discuss its significance of the 1921 Census, what it reveals about life 100 years ago, and how to use it to get the most out of it for your research. Booking link

You can use Findmypast on the computers in Lewes Library, and at The Keep.

Searching the 1921 Census on Findmypast will be free but there will be a charge of £2.50 for every record transcript and £3.50 for every original record image viewed. Alternatively, viewing the digital images of the 1921 Census of England and Wales is free on the premises at The National Archives at Kew.

See Lewes History Group’s listing of research resources for family history, house history, historical images, newspapers, and much more.

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