Tag Archives: Great Britain Historical GIS

2013 SSHA Conference

This weekend saw project director Humphrey Southall take part in the annual Social Science History Association Conference. This year the meeting was held in Chicago with an “Organising Powers” theme. Humphrey presented a paper on “Early Life Conditions and Physical … Continue reading


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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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New ‘Old Maps Online’ project funded by Joint Information Systems Committee

The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) have awarded the University of Portsmouth, and the GB Historical GIS project team, a new grant of £139,900 as part of their JISC Content Programme for 2011-13. The new project is called Old Maps … Continue reading

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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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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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