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This is the blog for the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and its website A Vision of Britain through Time. Team members will post news about the website and their activities and users can comment and provide feedback on these updates where they feel it is appropriate.

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2 Responses to About

  1. BKnott says:

    I’m not sure if this is the right place to report it, but I could find no other “Contact” page or email address… There is some confusion on your site between Minster in Thanet and Minster in Sheppey (see e.g. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/gaztext_page.jsp?u_id=10222990&c_id= and also the maps for the Ringslow Hundred which appear to show it at two quite disjointed locations).

  2. Paula says:

    Thank-you for your interest in our website. The preferred method for identifying errors about A Vision of Britain through Time is a help form on the site itself. Unfortunately this form had to be temporarily disabled due to high spam levels, we are working on a solution.

    There are two quite separately defined places in the system;
    one for Minster in Thanet: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=6280&st=MINSTER
    one for Minster in Sheppey: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=6281&st=MINSTER
    Each has different administrative units, statistics and historical descriptions attached to it.

    However, it does look like there is an error with the association of boundaries for Minster in Thanet. This in turn would lead to a problem with the boundaries of Ringlow hundred as well because the hundred boundaries are approximate and were created by aggregating their constituent parishes. We are currently in the process of updating all our parish level boundaries and we will investigate this particular anomaly during this process.

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