Catalogue

UK Data Service data catalogue record for:

Psephological Datasets, 1702-1865; Shrewsbury Poll Books, 1814

Title details

SN: 3033
Title: Psephological Datasets, 1702-1865; Shrewsbury Poll Books, 1814
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-3033-1
Series: Psephological Datatasets, 1702-1865
Depositor: Crompton, F., Worcester College of Higher Education
Principal investigator(s): Crompton, F., Worcester College of Higher Education

Citation

The citation for this study is:

Crompton, F. (1994). Psephological Datasets, 1702-1865. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 3033, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3033-1

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Subject Categories

Election returns - Politics
Local history - History
Political history - History
Population censuses - Population, vital statistics and censuses

Abstract

Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

This series of datasets contains information collected from poll books in the course of research and teaching.
Study No. 3033 comprises a computer transcript of the Shrewsbury poll books in order to investigate voting behaviour using nominal record linkage.
Main Topics:
Voting behaviour.
Variables:
Name; occupation; address; vote; generation.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 27 May 1814
Country: England
Geography: Shrewsbury
Shropshire
Spatial units: No information recorded
Observation units: Individuals
Text units (documents/chapters/words)
Kind of data: Textual data
Individual (micro) level
Universe: Subnational
Electors
All electors voting in a single place in the Shrewsbury Borough bye-election of 1814.
Time dimensions: Time Series
Sampling procedures: No sampling (total universe)
Method of data collection: Transcription of existing materials
Weighting: No information recorded
Data sources: Poll books

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 22 April 1994
Copyright: No information recorded
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions of access for further information.
Availability: UK Data Service
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Documentation

Title File Name Size (KB)
User guide 3033userguide.pdf 150
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_3033_Information.htm 13
READ File read3033.txt 1

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