Elites in British Society Since 1880


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

The purpose of these data is to study the social origins and residual economic worth of elite individuals in British society, 1880-1970.

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Variables Sex, date of birth, elite category (e.g. Cabinet Ministers, peerage, landowners, millionaires, company chairmen), inherited title, highest created title, Government of first peerage creation, membership of Governments, primary and secondary occupations, place of secondary and higher education, religion, party afiliation, highest level of political participation, probate and land valuation, kinship with other wealth holders/other elites. Father: elite category, title, social class, occupation, probate and land valuation, date of death. Please note: this study does not include information on named individuals and would therefore not be useful for personal family history research.

No sampling (total universe)

Compilation or synthesis of existing material

DOI http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-1157-1
Metadata Access https://datacatalogue.cessda.eu/oai-pmh/v0/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_ddi25&identifier=b92c622bec38cdae01b09183e60cf0237f7cfae545e12935502fbb3fc836e41a
Creator Perkin, H. James, University of Lancaster, Centre for Social History
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 1979
Funding Reference Economic and Social Research Council
Rights No information recorded; <p>The Data Collection is available to UK Data Service registered users subject to the <a href="https://ukdataservice.ac.uk/app/uploads/cd137-enduserlicence.pdf" target="_blank">End User Licence Agreement</a>.</p><p>Commercial use of the data requires approval from the data owner or their nominee. The UK Data Service will contact you.</p>
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Language English
Discipline History; Humanities
Spatial Coverage Great Britain