FreeCEN is part ofFree UK Genealogy CIO, an initiative aimed at helping make high quality primary (or near-primary) records of relevance to UK genealogy conveniently and freely available online, in a coherent, easy to access and search, information retrieval system.
Many volunteers world-wide are working on the transcription.
The number of volunteers has grown since its inception in 1999.
We now have volunteers from all over the world helping us to get more Census Records On-Line for you to search FOC and it continues to grow.
We are constantly looking for new volunteers. We need help with Transcribing and Checking.
We transcribe and check from from CD's/DVD's loaned to you.
To volunteer to help please contact the Coordinator of a County that you are interested in helping with.
Please click on the following link which will take you to the
FreeCEN are working on the 1841. 1851, 1861, 1871 and 1891 census.
We are continually adding new transcriptions. For further details of how we are progressing please look at the following statistics page on
Please remember to keep coming back to check as we add more Census DATA.
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