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From: "jane rea" <>
Subject: Re: 1901 census - a personal reply??
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 22:41:11 -0000
Thanks for the info previously. As for the PRO, unfortunately I got the same
message yesterday - but what I found quite funny is the message I sent. I
didn't 'hold back' shall we say!! I could have written anything and got the
----- Original Message -----
From: "June Wayland" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 4:03 AM
Subject: 1901 census - a personal reply??
> I think I have managed to get a personal reply from them regarding my
> question about CDs.....here it is:
> Dear Ms Wayland
> Thank you for contacting the 1901 Census Team.
> CD-ROM is fine for indexes and we may sell a CD version of the 1901 index.
> However, to put the whole 1901 service (with the images) onto CD-ROM would
> require around 500 discs and we do not see that as a viable option for
> Technology is developing in this area and we will look at other options
> (e.g. DVDs) as they become available. It would take about 45 DVDs to store
> the 1901 data.
> Making parts of the 1901 Census Online Service available on CD-ROM or DVD
> an issue which we will be discussing with our partners QinetiQ.
> Yours sincerely
> Ian Strawbridge
> 1901 Census Communication Team
> > ----------
> > From: June Wayland[SMTP:]
> > Sent: 30 January 2002 00:04
> > To: 1901 Census Enquiries
> > Subject: non-availability of illusive census material
> > Considering the huge response to the internet site for the above, it is
> > becoming clear that this is going to take much longer than anybody
> > anticipates.
> > A suggestion: Would it not be prudent to make the 1901 census available
> > on
> > CD as all other properties? It would seem sensible to me and to
> > others to leave the web available for other things.
> > Yours,
> > June Wayland
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