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Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Early opening for Dorset's 1911 record books

Historians have welcomed a move to make Dorset’s 1911 census available – three years ahead of schedule.

The records, which were not due until 2012, will be a key resource for county residents trying to trace their family trees.

Notable records include Thomas Hardy’s census page from Dorchester.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Tuesday 13th January 2009

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