Their press release says:
… between midday on Friday, March 6th and midday on Monday, March 9th (GMT), absolutely everyone will have access to their comprehensive collections of historical records and innovative research tools, including:
- Over 900 million census records from across the UK, USA and Ireland
- Passenger lists for ships sailing to and from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA
- The largest collection of Irish family history records available online
… and the FMP newspaper collection, parish records and all the features the site is known for.
Well, there’s good news for those of us with subscriptions, too. FMP also promises:
Local subscribers granted World access, and World subscribers granted 3 extra days to their subscription
Tasty! And there’s more.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, at 3pm GMT on Sunday 8th March, Findmypast will be hosting a webinar on searching for women in their historical records.
Even the Shoestring Genealogist can’t see anything to grumble about with that.
While I’m waiting for the weekend to come, I’ll be watching the new BBC drama, Banished, Jimmy McGovern’s take on the first convicts in Australia. If you’re in the UK, why not join me? It transmits on BBC2 on Thursday, 5 March at 2100.