The Federation has a long track record of organising and supporting projects that are of benefit to family historians. We participated in the 1881 Census index of Great Britain - which was the first major “crowd-sourced” exercise in the world. As a result, free access is available online to help you locate details of over 30 million people who were recorded on that occasion.
More recently, the Federation has organised or funded these major projects:
We are continuing to investigate opportunities to help make records and associated indexes available to the widest possible audience.