UK Data Service data catalogue record for:

Village Records of Chelsworth, Suffolk, 1441-1904

Title details

SN: 4986
Title: Village Records of Chelsworth, Suffolk, 1441-1904
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-4986-1
Depositor: Quinlan, B.
Principal investigator(s): Quinlan, B.


The citation for this study is:

Quinlan, B. (2004). Village Records of Chelsworth, Suffolk, 1441-1904. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 4986,

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Subject Categories

Administrative history - History
Family life and marriage - Social stratification and groupings
Legal history - History
Legislation and legal systems - Law, crime and legal systems
Local history - History
Political history - History
Population history - History
Population studies - Population, vital statistics and censuses
Rural life - Society and culture
Social history - History
Vital statistics - Population, vital statistics and censuses


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

This dataset is derived from a collection of published and unpublished information collected in preparation for a history of the village of Chelsworth, Suffolk. The data deposited at History Data Service contained information concerning named individuals living in Chelsworth up to the present day. Although this data has been preserved, for data protection reasons it is not available to users. This data will be released as and when it is appropriate in the future.
Main Topics:
The dataset covers the parish registers of Chelsworth and the neighbouring village of Monks Eleigh, and the census records for the years 1841-1901. Other materials include extensive data from the manor court rolls of Chelsworth, wills, probate inventories and the electoral register.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1441 - 1904
Dates of fieldwork: 1986 - 2004
Country: England
Geography: Chelsworth
Monks Eleigh
Spatial units: No spatial unit
Observation units: Individuals
Kind of data: Textual data
Numeric data
Alpha/numeric data
Universe: Subnational
Persons living in the villages of Chelsworth and Monks Eleigh, 1441- 1904
Time dimensions: Cross-sectional (one-time) study
Sampling procedures: Purposive selection/case studies
Method of data collection: Transcription of existing materials; Compilation or synthesis of existing material
Weighting: Not Applicable
Data sources: Parish registers, manor court rolls, wills, probate inventories and the electoral register all avaliable from Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmonds.

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 19 August 2004
Copyright: Bernard Quinlan, Canon Brian Findlay, Gwyn Thomas, Monks Eleigh Benefice and Suffolk Record Office.
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.
Please note: The depositor does not wish the data to be supplied to users from Local or Central Government.
Availability: UK Data Service
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Title File Name Size (KB)
Study documentation guide.pdf 58
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_4986_Information.htm 15
READ File read4986.txt 1


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By principal investigator(s):
Quinlan, B. (1994) Chelsworth: the story of a little Suffolk village , privately published. ISBN 0-9523742-0-X.

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