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Newly released occupation and industry data at the UK Data Service

As previous indicated we’re overhauling our historical statistics held at the UK Data Service. Each dataset is released under new easier access licence conditions (CC-BY-SA), complementing the download options on our own Vision of Britain site. We’ve done more cleaning, where possible … Continue reading

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New releases of our data at the UK Data Service

We’ve been overhauling our historical statistics held at the UK Data Service, hence the recent embargo of our data held there. When each dataset is ready it’ll be released under new easier access licence conditions (CC-BY-SA), complementing the download options … 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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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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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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