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Dont forget folks;1911 Restrictions Lifted.

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SylviaInCanada Report 4 Jan 2012 01:43

:-D :-D :-D :-D

and the revealed column on shows .................................

absolutely nothing reported from my closest ancestors :-D


opening the original page does require the use of Standard Viewer :-D



jax Report 4 Jan 2012 02:09

I just looked up my grandad on the 1911 and is still blanked out, shall try someone at the beginning of the alphabet

Nope not there either



poppycat Report 4 Jan 2012 03:47

today is the 4th Jan just had a look in on FMP 1911C looks the same to me..............or is there a specific time i'm in Aust. its 2.20pm

One thing that annoys me is the site 1911Census powered by FMP why is it those of us who have a Sub with FMP cannot view the 1911Census site unless we take out another Sub. & why would you.


SylviaInCanada Report 4 Jan 2012 04:57


The site may be powered by fmp, but they are still separate sites

In case you didn't know, the 1911 Census was first released on the under the auspices of the British Government. The Government paid for the digitization, and it was the only site on which you could access the 1911 for about 6 months (so they coudl recoup some of the cost), before FMP got access.

FMP used the same digitization, but developed their own search engine .................... the search engine on 1911Census is much better, and that is why many of us still use that site.

Many people who have a sub with fmp will do a free search on 1911 to find their ancestor, and then use the information from that to look at the record on fmp ............... especially if they have been transcribed or indexed wrongly.

It may in fact work out cheaper to buy credits on 1911Census, than to pay the extra sub on fmp.

One other advantage of the 1911 site is that any transcripts or household records that you have bought are stored permanently on the site ..... this means that that record that you looked at 2 years ago and decided was not yours, but now you have some further information, is still there, and can be looked at again and again, without having to pay again and again.

As you can see, the uncovering was done very soon after midnight Jan 4 UK time ............ or about 4-5 hours ago.



jax Report 4 Jan 2012 05:10

So are you saying you cannot see it on FMP,Ancestry or Genes Sylv?

I have never mastered the 1911 site and I am not going to pay again when I have two sites already paid for.

I just want to see if I have any lunitics in my family :-D



SylviaInCanada Report 4 Jan 2012 05:27

I cannot see it on Ancestry

Others say they cannot see it on FMP or Genes

I can see it on 1911Census ............ but I no longer have any credit with them. Because they save the images, I was able to check pages that I had previously paid for.



InspectorGreenPen Report 4 Jan 2012 06:04

I can only suggest that removal of the blanking isn't automatic and sites hosting the images will need to run some sort of program across each image to to modify them before we can see the information.

I suppose we need to wait to hear what they have to say on the subject.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 4 Jan 2012 08:25

The column has been revealed in
but not yet in find my past nor in ancestry; I have not tried the genealogist nor genes reunited sites as I have not used them for historical records.


Kay???? Report 4 Jan 2012 08:30

If you have FMP subs use the same login on original 1911 site to view full image/s

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 4 Jan 2012 09:14

No infirmities in my families' households so far :-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Jan 2012 11:11

Oh! Just been looking at the saved images on - one of had been blind for 16 years, meaning she went blind at the age of 51. Now that is a surprise!

Checking on FMP, it loads on the 1911 census image opened page.

But when I checked one of the other saved images, the column is still blanked...and the same with the FMP link.

So some are uncovered, and some not.

No doubt they are reloading gradually.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 4 Jan 2012 12:02

Find my past now has the column visible - we did not renew our subscription but are able to see previously viewed images.


BM Report 4 Jan 2012 19:28

Has the majority of GR been done? the a family with T has been done but a family beginning with G hasn't :-S Any Idea's?


Shelli Report 4 Jan 2012 19:55

:-( I can view some census images but am getting an error message on others, assuming it's because the site is busy :-S

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 4 Jan 2012 20:09

GR should be the same as find my past, I would have thought.
On, you can now view the previously hidden information in the 'infirmity' column of the 1911 census. If your ancestors filled in this column, you'll be able to see new information about your family's health in 1911.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 6 Jan 2012 18:21

I have just sent this message through ancestry:

Why is the infirmity column still blocked off, please?
In accordance with the 100 year privacy rule, the column should be visible now. Thank you.


Kay???? Report 6 Jan 2012 18:39

Those I viewed back in 2009 at 1911 online official site have full images with no blanking.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 6 Jan 2012 18:53

"Those I viewed back in 2009 at 1911 online official site have full images with no blanking."

Yes, Kay, I saw the ones that I had viewed in 2009, too, on Wednesday morning, with no blanking :-)


BM Report 7 Jan 2012 18:30

Why is it when I view images they are still blanked?

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 7 Jan 2012 18:42

In which site, BM123?