Monthly Archives: February 2012

New website launched: Old Maps Online

Today sees the UK launch of a new website Old Maps Online. Created in collaboration between the Great Britain Historical GIS Project based at the University of Portsmouth and Klokan Technologies GmbH based in Switzerland and funded by JISC as … Continue reading

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Tidying house before the move

We have just added a few more places and units, and a lot more names and relationships to A Vision of Britain through Time: The 77 new “places” include all remaining “Ancient Districts” — Hundreds, Wapentakes, ancient Boroughs etc — … Continue reading


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Workshop: Working Digitally with Historical Maps (New York Public Library, Feb 25th)

This one day workshop includes the launch of our new Old Maps Online web site. It forms part of the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, but is being held in the South Court Auditorium of the Schwarzman … Continue reading

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Detailed occupational statistics for individual parishes in 1881 now on-line

We have just made a very large addition to the statistical content in A Vision of Britain through Time: detailed occupational structure data for each Civil Parish in England and Wales in 1881. However they are a little hard to … Continue reading

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UK Archives Discovery Forum Meeting (21st March 2012)

The National Archives will host a day for the United Kingdom Archives Discovery (UKAD) Forum in March again this year. This network is a collaborative group of archives and other information professionals who work towards opening up data in order to promote the … Continue reading

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