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FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« on: Wednesday 02 January 19 15:13 GMT (UK) »
I've tried viewing several census originals this afternoon - various years - and they all seem to have had the right hand side 'cut off'. I can't see the 'where born' column at all.

Is it happening to anyone else or have I got problems with my computer? I think it must be just FindMyPast because Ancestry is fine.
BRICKWALL - WILLIAM HORWOOD bn c.1779 in or near Berks. N.B. NOT s/o William & Joanna in Waltham St Lawrence.

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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 15:19 GMT (UK) »
Having exactly same problem looking at parish registers..... what has happened?  Have to download the image and look at page that way.
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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 15:19 GMT (UK) »
Just tried one and it's as you say. I then went in and clicked on my records and then chose to view the record on the Microsoft Viewer (Twinui default viewer) and it came up OK.
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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 15:30 GMT (UK) »
I've emailed them to alert them to the problem and got the usual 'holding' acknowledgment.

Hopefully they'll put it right asap.

It does seem a strange problem to have, though!!
BRICKWALL - WILLIAM HORWOOD bn c.1779 in or near Berks. N.B. NOT s/o William & Joanna in Waltham St Lawrence.

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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 15:32 GMT (UK) »
I was looking at a passenger list this afternoon and that had the bottom chopped off.  It was alright this morning when I first looked at it. When I tried to report the error that page showed the full document
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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 16:15 GMT (UK) »
Had the same thing (bottom chopped off -painful) with a GRO overseas index page.

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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 16:16 GMT (UK) »
I've just asked them whether someone has been playing with their viewer.
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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 16:40 GMT (UK) »
  I can only see a quarter of the census page. Reported it.
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Re: FindMyPast - viewing census originals
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 02 January 19 17:36 GMT (UK) »
Phew.. glad its not just me. 
GIBSON: Leicestershire, Durham. North Yorkshire. MORGAN: Glamorgan, Durham, Ohio. DAVIS/DAVIES/DAVID: Glamorgan, Ohio.  JACKSON: East Yorks, North Yorks, Durham. TAYLOR: North Yorks. BOURDAS: North Yorks. JEFFREYS: Worcestershire & Northumberland. CHEESMOND: Durham/Northumberland. WINTER: Durham/Northumberland. SNOWBALL: Durham.