Tag Archives: A Vision of Britain through Time

Error in listing of statistical “rates” fixed

The last time we extended the site’s statistical content, we introduced an error which meant that when you clicked on one of the listed “rates” for a particular theme, you were usually taken to a different rate, at random. This … Continue reading

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Hundreds more places added

Another 650 or so “places” have just been added to A Vision of Britain. The majority are based on ecclesiastical parishes, and with the exception of the City of London parishes the only “unplaced” ecclesiastical parishes left are in Cheshire, … 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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AT RISK PERIOD: FRIDAY MORNINGS

Partly in connection with our JISC-funded project to add download facilities and enhance the statistical mapping, work is needed on our web server which may lead to the site closing down for short periods. This work is scheduled for Friday … Continue reading

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Digital Impacts Meeting May 2011

Paula presented findings from recent usage analysis of A Vision of Britain through Time at a meeting on the 20th May 2011 hosted by the Oxford Internet Institute. The meeting, “Digital Impacts: How to Measure and Understand the Usage and … Continue reading

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Blog arrives

Welcome to the new A Vision of Britain through Time Blog! This will eventually replace the “news” feature on the site itself and will be used by the project team to share information about the website. We will continue to … Continue reading

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