Great Britain Historical Database : Economic Distress and Labour Markets Data : Small Debt Statistics, 1847, 1851-1857, 1866, 1868-1913 and 1938


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The Great Britain Historical Database has been assembled as part of the ongoing Great Britain Historical GIS Project. The project aims to trace the emergence of the north-south divide in Britain and to provide a synoptic view of the human geography of Britain at sub-county scales. Further information about the project is available on A Vision of Britain webpages, where users can browse the database's documentation system online.

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Court-level small debt statistics for pre-1914 and 1938 England and Wales. Please note: this study does not include information on named individuals and would therefore not be useful for personal family history research.

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Creator Gilbert, D. R, University of London, Royal Holloway, Department of Geography; Southall, H. R., University of Portsmouth, School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 2004
Funding Reference Leverhulme Trust
Rights Copyright Southall, H.R., University of Portsmouth.; <p><img alt="Creative Commons License" style="border-width:0" src="" /></a>&nbsp; The Data Collection is to be made available to any user without the requirement for registration for download/access under a <a href="">Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International</a> Licence.</p>
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Language English
Resource Type Numeric
Discipline Economics; History; Humanities; Social and Behavioural Sciences
Spatial Coverage England and Wales; England; Wales