17 August 2008

News from England

According to the Guardian newspaper, the deal to digitize 250 million English birth and death records has collapsed with only about 130 million records digitized. To read more about this ongoing genealogy fiasco see:

Ancestry hunters stuck in past as web project fails

1 comment:

  1. There is new hope according to Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter. A posting titled New Project to Replace GRO's Aborted Digitization Efforts? suggest protests have been heard.