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Problems accessing Family Tree Explorer this morning ›

24 September, 2010 by Ian

We’re currently having a few problems with the connection between findmypast and Family Tree Explorer, meaning that you cannot access your family trees at the moment. Rest assured that they are safe, and we are working on a fix now to make them visible gain. We hope to have this fixed soon. UPDATE: 24/09/10 14:03 – this is now fixed.… Read more ›

1911 Census available on subscription in October ›

14 September, 2009 by Ian

We are delighted to announce that the 1911 census will be available in October as a new subscription package on findmypast.com. 1911census.co.uk will continue as a PayAsYouGo site. Findmypast.com is the only family history website to offer the 1911 Census as a subscription. The 1911 Census is of immense use to family historians, and even more comprehensive than the 1841 – 1901 England… Read more ›

Simplification of findmypast.com subscription packages ›

17 April, 2009 by Ian

Since we introduced our three subscription packages a number of years ago, we have dramatically increased the number and quality of records on findmypast.com, adding millions of records outside the core Birth, Marriage and Death (BMDs) records  1837-2005 and Censuses 1841-1901 which were our initial focus. With this in mind, we now feel it is the time to simplify the… Read more ›

Family Tree Explorer 3 – multiple spouses now added ›

12 March, 2009 by Ian

We have now added support for multiple spouses within Family Tree Explorer 3. You will notice that there are now arrows pointing upwards and downwards from each individual: use these to add a new partner to somebody in your family tree. Once a secondary partner has been added, a tab will appear next to the individual, indicating multiple spouses.

Family Tree Explorer – new features ›

6 February, 2009 by Ian

We have added a number of new features to Family Tree Explorer version 3 – here’s a quick summary for those of you using this version: Improved “import” support for different types of GEDCOM files. Although GEDCOM is a standard file format, files do vary very slightly depending on what software has been used to generate them: we have added… Read more ›