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|Title:||Scots Miners 1891 Census Survey|
|Depositor:||Campbell, A.B., University of Liverpool. Department of Economic and Social History|
Campbell, A.B., University of Liverpool. Department of Economic and Social History
Economic and Social Research Council
|Grant number:||H52427500795; SOC/181(1838)|
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The main aim of the project was to analyse the factors influencing trade unionism and politics in the Scots coalfields during the period 1874-1939. The objective of the census survey was to provide information on occupation, age, marital status and place of birth of mineworkers in ten localities which could be used in conjunction with a range of qualitative sources.
Occupation, age, marital status and birthplace of mineworkers resident in the ten survey localities.
Please note: this study does not include information on named individuals and would therefore not be useful for personal family history research.
|Dates of fieldwork:||June 1989 - July 1989|
|Kind of data:||
Aggregate (macro) level
All mineworkers resident in the ten survey localities (Annbank, Ayrshire; Hurlford, Ayrshire; Blantyre, Lanarkshire; Larkhall, Lanarkshire; Craigneuk, Lanarkshire; Douglas and Coalburn, Lanarkshire; Newtongrange, Midlothian; Prestonpans, East Lothian; Culross, Fifeshire; and Wemyss, Fifeshire) on the night of the 1891 census.
Mineworkers were defined as those mining employees who were eligible to join the main miners' union in the 1890s. Mining occupational groups which were excluded from the survey include: coal mining manager; colliery clerk; colliery oversmen; underground oversman; colliery overseer; colliery enginekeeper; colliery contractor; colliery ropeman; coal carter; colliery tradesmen (such as blacksmiths, engineers, bricklayers, carpenters).
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
No sampling (total universe)
All mineworkers were surveyed in selected localities.
|Number of units:||8157 (obtained)|
|Method of data collection:||
Transcription of existing materials
|Weighting:||No information recorded|
1891 Census Enumerators' Books, Register House, Edinburgh.
|AYRSHIRE (COUNTY)||BLANTYRE||CENSUS DATA|
|CENSUS ENUMERATORS' BOOKS||COAL MINERS||COAL MINING|
|DOUGLAS||EAST LOTHIAN (COUNTY)||FIFE (COUNTY)|
|MARITAL STATUS||MEN||MIDLOTHIAN (COUNTY)|
|OCCUPATIONS||PLACE OF BIRTH||PRESTONPANS|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||29 July 1997|
|Copyright:||Copyright Campbell, A.B. University of Liverpool.|
|Access conditions:||The depositor has specified that registration is not required.|
|Please note:||These data are available to any user for any purpose under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence (CC BY-SA 4.0)|
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By principal investigator(s):
Campbell, A.B. (1997) The Scottish miners : a social history of their trade unions and politics, 1874-1939 Aldershot : Scolar Press.
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