Monthly Archives: July 2011

Article published on developing the statistical database

The Historical Methods journal has published an article by Humphrey on the development of our statistical database. Southall, H. (2011) ‘Rebuilding the Great Britain Historical GIS, Part 1: Building an Indefinitely Scalable Statistical Database’ in Historical Methods: A Journal of … Continue reading

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Mapping the past, present and future event

On Tuesday October 18th 2011 Project Director Humphrey Southall will take part in the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Local Studies Group South event ‘Mapping the past, present and future: how to utilise maps inside and outside your … Continue reading

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Revised graphics for New Popular mapping

We have corrected a graphical glitch with the New Popular edition mapping on A Vision of Britain through Time. The problem was only evident with the projected maps visible in the map viewer; the scans of the complete sheets were … Continue reading

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Homepage revised

The perceptive amongst you will have noticed a change to the look of the homepage for A Vision of Britain through Time this week. This is the first major modification to the homepage since the site re-launched in 2009. There … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Census conference

On Saturday 1st October 2011 our project director, Humphrey Southall, will be giving an hour long presentation entitled ‘Making Geographical Sense of the Cenus: An introduction to A Vision of Britain through Time’. This is part of a one-day conference … Continue reading

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New links between ecclesiastical parishes and places added

The gradual growth in the number of parishes linked to places continues in A Vision of Britain through Time. Whilst the civil parishes within the system have already been connected to places, the ecclesiastical units have not. We have now … Continue reading

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