A Petition calling on the Irish Government to release the 1926 Census has received more than 5,350 signatures as of this morning. Launched in December by the Council of Irish Genealogical Organisations (CIGO) in December (see blogpost), it broke through the 5,000 milestone at the weekend.
Sample of 1926 Census: click to view larger imageThe 1926 census returns are currently stored in the National Archives in Dublin, but will require cataloguing and conservation work before they can be digitised in preparation for making them available online.
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