Study number 1742: Urban poverty in nineteenth-century Italy - Florence, Turin, Rome: Variables include: economic, demographic and institutional.
Study Number 1978: Occupation and Family in the Somerset Coalfield and St Helens, 1851: Variables include: age, birthplace, family size, family structure, child-woman ratios, occupation, family workforce, lodgers.
Study Number 2455: New Survey of London Life and Labour, 1929 to 1932 - ten per cent sample: Variables include information on household composition, hours worked both last week and in a full week, last week's earnings and full week's wages, weekly cost of transport to and from work, receipt of unemployment benefits, pension income, poor relief, amount of rent, and income from other sources such as subletting rooms.
Study Number 2838: Glasgow Householders, 1832 to 1911: Variables include: social structure; spatial structure; social mobility; residential segregation
Study Number 2948: Ashford, 1840 to 1870 - a socio-demographic study: The data files may be analysed separately or linked and merged to provide a means of evaluating and quantifying aspects of the lives of the people of Ashford over a period of time. The data may be of interest for a wide range of topics, for example, fertility patterns, marriage patterns, household structure and composition, migration, (during this period Ashford experienced a large influx of migrants associated with the newly built railway works), economic activities, social composition.
Study Number 2958: Valuation Rolls for Argyllshire, 1688, 1751 and 1802: The valuation rolls data were constructed primarily to scrutinize continuity and change in landownership, although the commercial re-orientation of estate management can be detected from the literal evidence of placenames and the numerical evidence of valuations.
Study number 2997: Valuation Rolls, Paisley, for the Decennial Years, 1871-1911: The valuation rolls data were constructed primarily to scrutinize continuity and change in landownership, although the commercial re-orientation of estate management can be detected from the literal evidence of placenames and the numerical evidence of valuations.
Study number 2998: Heads of Households in Bridgeton and Paisley, 1851, 1871, 1891: This dataset contains three files, one for each census. It was derived from the dataset of census information on Paisley and Bridgeton by extracting records of heads of households from the original dataset and adding a number of derived fields which condensed household information to one record per household.
Study number 2999: Bridgeton and Paisley Census, 1851, 1871 and 1891 - A Sample of Households Containing Cotton Workers: Names; addresses; age; sex; occupation; place of birth; relation to head of household, marital status. There are three files in the dataset. These contain information on household structure with the details of each person in the household held as a separate record.
Study number 3013: Viana do Castelo, Minho, Portugal, 1826 to 1931: Names, occupations, age, and places of birth of population.
Study number 3122: European State Finance Database - Nuremberg City Finances, 1431-1794; and Study number 3124, European State Finance Database - Revenues and expenditure of Swiss towns, 16th and 17th centuries: The files in dataset study number 3122 relate to the datafiles held in the Leicester database in the directory /korner/*.* File Information g122nud1.* Expenditure of the city of Nuremburg, 1431-1551, and g122nud2.* Expenditure of the city of Nuremburg, 1617-1794. The files in the dataset study number 3124 relate to the datafiles in the Leicester database held in the directory /korner/*.*. File Information: g124sid1.* Ordinary revenues of the Swiss towns, 1501-1611; g124sid2.* Growth of public debts and loans of nine Swiss towns, 1501-1611; g124sid3.* Growth of interests on loans&life rents at Bale, 1501-1611; g124sid4.* Revenue to the state of Luzern from wine, 1421-1798; g124sid5.* Revenue.
Study number 3302: Wages and prices in Scotland, c. 1580 to 1780: The focus of data collection was on long-term wage and price series for the period 1580-1780, although many of the series obtained extend before or after these dates. The price series collected invariably refer to agricultural commodities or products derived from them (such as ale and bread), whilst the wage series are of labourers and craftsmen (generally masons and wrights). The topics cover: Prices: animal and meat prices; animal-derived commodity prices (ie butter, milk, eggs); burgh price regulation; fiars prices; monthly market prices; grain prices; grain-derived prices (ie ale, wheat, bread). Wages: agricultural servants' wages; craftsmen's wages; labourers' wages.
Study number 3318: Feeding the City II - Demesne Agriculture in the London Region, 1375-1400: Manor name, period covered by the account as stated and lord's name if stated; production and disposal of arable crops; livestock types and numbers including gains and losses during the accounting period; production and disposal of crop and livestock products (malt, wood, hay, wool, hides, dairy produce); sales of agrarian products (including pasture, pannage, farms of animals); purchase of agrarian products; carriage of agrarian products; vehicle types; costs of threshing grains.
Study number 3443: Directories Database, 1772-1787: The main topics covered by these data are: occupations; status designations (eg. gentleman/esquire); urban elites; urban society; directories as a source. Main Variables include: surname; first name; address; coded occupation; gender; social status.
Study number 3497: Metropolitan London in the 1690s - Four Shillings in the Pound Aid, 1693-1694 - For the City of London, the City of Westminster, and Metropolitan Middlesex: Location; title of householder; first name; last name; property type; assessed tax on rent; assessed tax on stock; landlord; occupation; miscellaneous information.
Study number 3527: Medieval Title Deeds for the City of York, 1080-1530: Medieval urban history, covering: land use, property ownership and occupation, conveyancing procedures, social and occupational structures, biographical information, place names and building terminology.
Study number 3583: Database of Irish Historical Statistics - Housing, 1821-1911: The main tables are:
- Total number of houses, classified as either inhabited houses, uninhabited houses or houses under construction grouped by baronies (1821-1831, 1871-1881)
- Total number of houses, classified as either first class inhabited houses, second class inhabited houses, third class inhabited houses, fourth class inhabited houses, uninhabited houses, or houses under construction grouped by baronies (1841-1861)
- Total number of houses, classified as either inhabited houses, uninhabited houses or houses under construction grouped by electoral divisions. Also includes the area and valuation of each electoral division (1841-1861)
- Total number of houses, classified as either inhabited houses, uninhabited houses or houses under construction grouped by poor law unions. Also includes the area and valuation of each poor law union (1841-1911)
Study number 3644: Political Power in Boston, Massachusetts and Charleston, South Carolina, 1828-1843: Variables in the dataset include the names of indivduals; their gender; marital status; occupation; residence; location of business; birth and death dates; place of birth and nationality; political affiliation; church membership; fire and militia company association; professional, religious and/or philanthropic interests; business and corporate affiliations; property holdings; educational experiences; political offices served.
Study number 3679: Dyffryn Clywd Court Roll Database, 1294 to 1422: The dataset consists of a English language calendar of the medieval Latin court rolls. Each court roll is held as a separate file and each entry within the roll is generally held as a separate record within the file. The variables in the main calendar include: manuscript class reference and membrane number; record number; name of the court; date; persons named in entry; the calendar of entry with the persons in the preceding variable identified by the letter p and a number, together with any necessary editorial comments. The main calendar excludes information about the constables, stewards or other court presidents and the total receipts from each court which is recorded in separate files. The dataset also includes two files of cumulative indexes of surnames and place-names and the User Guide includes a synonym list.
Study number 3758: New Survey of London Life and Labour, 1929-1931: The New Survey of London Life and Labour (NSLLL) survey was undertaken at the London School of Economics in 1929-31 to measure changes in living standards and in the scale and incidence of poverty among London's working class. It constitutes a unique source of microdata for economic and social history. One aim of the survey was to evaluate changes in working class living conditions since Charles Booth's pioneering survey of forty years earlier. The main component of the survey was a detailed household enquiry conducted mainly in the years 1929-31, during which information was collected on 28,000 households, about one in fifty of all working class households, in 38 London Boroughs. The pre-printed household record cards survive for 36 of the 38 boroughs and are held in the British Library of Economic and Political Science.
Study number 3822: Urban Hierarchy and Functions in the East Midlands in the Late Middle Ages, 1300-1550: The dataset contains information about all towns, proto-towns and commercial centres in the East Midlands in the period 1300-1550, including information about primary sources. It also includes weekly market tolls for Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, 1408-1519.
Study number 3882: Liverpool Community, 1649-1750: The topics covered by these data are: Councillors and town officers, 1649-1749; Freemen admissions, 1650-1708; Hearth tax, 1663; Hearth tax, 1664; Hearth tax, 1666; Hearth tax, 1673; Overseas Port Book, 1665; Vestry officials, 1681-1750; Apprentices indentured, 1707-50; Rate assessment for 1708; Overseas Port Book, 1709; Rate assessment, 1743; Liverpool Plantation Registers, 1743-48.
Study number 3896: Residence and Kinship in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, 1558-1804: The data consist of a list of names taken from the resiant lists and other sources, with personal information added from other sources. There are two main tables, one giving all the list entries and one forming them into lifecycles. The main variables in the list table include: names (original spelling); kinship links; standardised names; and places of residence. The main variables in the lifecycle table include: standardised names; gender; baptism; burial; marriages; spouses; children; parents; occupation; place of residence; and kinship links.
Study number 3908: Westminster Historical Database, 1749-1820 - Voters Social Structure and Electoral Behaviour: The right of voting in Westminster constituency lay in adult male rate paying householders, and thousands of them participated in each of the 12 elections between 1749 and 1820. The database contains individual-level data on pre-reform electoral behaviour for the constituency between 1749 and 1820, and consists of 23 two-way tables in standard relational format. Of these, 12 are electronic editions of the surviving Westminster Poll Books for the years between 1749 and 1820, enhanced through the addition of supplementary name and occupational codes. A further 9 tables are versions of selected Westminster Parish Rate Books which compliment the Poll Book tables and which, through record linkage, enable a much fuller representation to be made of Westminster's voters, their social standing and political preferences. The remaining two tables contain coding schema for names and occupations respectively.
Study number 3975: Modernity and Multi-Storey Living - Apartment Tenants in Canadian Cities, 1900-1939: Data were collected for three sample years: 1909, when only 9 of the selected buildings in Toronto, and 8 in Winnipeg, had been erected; 1914, by which date 29 of the selected Toronto buildings, and 32 in Winnipeg, had been completed; and 1930, when the full sample of 72 buildings in Toronto and 60 in Winnipeg were occupied. The databases each include a table of 'building information' recording ownership and other information pertaining to the sample buildings over the whole period, 1900-1939; a photo album of illustrations of sample buildings; three tables listing the occupiers of all apartment suites in the sample buildings in 1909, 1914 and 1930;
Study number 4101: Digest of Welsh Historical Statistics - Housing, 1801-1974: The main tables in this dataset are:
- Number of houses, inhabited, uninhabited (and building, 1811-1921), by county, 1801-1971
- (a) Number of private households, by county, 1801-1901; (b) number of private households, dwellings, rooms and density of occupation, by county, 1911-1971
- Number of rooms occupied by private households, by county, 1911-1971
- Brick production: (a) return of duties paid on bricks, by region, 1829-1849; (b) number of bricks and amount of duty paid, by county, 1836-1846
- Number of house plans approved, by town, South Wales, 1851-1914
- Estimated costs of building plans passed by Urban Districts, by type of building, 1909-1939
- Total number of houses built in inter-war years, by county, 1919-1940
- Number of houses authorised, under construction and completed, local authority and private enterprise, 1919-1939 and 1946-1974; by county 1919-1939; by county borough 1919-1939; number of houses demolished 1947-1974
- Decisions on planning applications, by type of development, 1962-1972
- Houses completed, by number of bedrooms, public and (from 1963) private sectors, houses and flats, 1945-1974
- Government financial contributions, new houses and improvement grants, 1950-1974
- Number of conversions and improvements, approved for grant, by public and private sector, 1955-1974
- Prices and costs, 1958-1974
Study number 4132: Thame, Oxfordshire in the Seventeenth Century: The Thame History Group has transcribed and made available a range of documents for seventeenth century Thame including wills, inventories, parish registers, hearth tax records, rentals, Civil War assessments, school accounts, lay subsidy returns, frankpledge court rolls, poor rate books, quarter session records and monumental inscriptions in the parish church. The database consists of a series of tables corresponding to the different sources used, a table holding surnames with information on spelling variations and family groupings, a table holding surnames, occupations and occupation codes, one holding status and status codes, and a table holding bibliographic information about the sources used.
Study number 4170: Parliamentary Poll Books of Sandwich, Kent, 1831-1868: This data collection consists of a transcription of the poll books for the parliamentary constituency of Sandwich, Kent for the nine general elections and four by-elections between 1831 and 1868. Each voter is identified by name, occupation and qualifying property (where appropriate and available) and details are given of the way his two votes were cast. Where the vote was split, or was a plumper vote, details are given as to which candidates were supported. Non-voters who appear on the electoral roll and not in the poll books are included, but voters enfranchised under the terms of the 1867 Act are not included. The main variables are: surname; forenames; voter type (freeman or elector); votes cast; occupation; electors' residential qualification; freemen's parish of residence.
Study number 4339: Town and Countryside in West Berkshire, c.1400-1600: There are two types of data in this study: fiscal data for west Berkshire drawn from national taxation records, and manorial data accumulated for geographical case studies.