Reply to post: Re: History will be history!

Windrush immigration papers scandal is a big fat GDPR fail for

David Harper 1

Re: History will be history!

Indeed. The government retains census records going back to 1841, and makes them publicly (and now digitally) available once they are more than 100 years old. What were once records collected to allow government to monitor the population are now a priceless resource for historians and genealogists.

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