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An Atlas of Fertility Decline in England and Wales

Publications and presentations

Publications

  • Schürer, K.S, Garrett, E.M, Jaadla, H.J, Reid, A.M. (2018) 'Household and family structure in England and Wales, 1851-1911: continuities and changes', Continuity and Change (scheduled for December 2018).
  • Reid, A.M. and Garrett, E.M. (2018) 'An Atlas of Victorian Fertility Decline - ESRC', Impact: Connecting Global Research, Volume 2018, Number 4, p.67-69.
  • The Cambridge Group (2018) 'PopulationsPast: an Interactive Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian Population', Local Population Studies, 100, 77-81.
  • Garrett, E.M. and Reid, A.M. (2018) 'Composing a national picture from local scenes: new and future insights into the Fertility Transition', Local Population Studies, 100, 60-76.
  • Jaadla, H. and Reid, A.M. (2017) 'The geography of early childhood mortality in England and Wales, 1881–1911', Demographic Research, 37, p.1861-1890. doi:10.4054/DemRes.2017.37.58

Technical papers

Datasets

Registration Sub-District boundary files for England and Wales

  • Registration Sub-District GIS boundary files for England and Wales 1911
  • Registration Sub-District GIS boundary files for England and Wales 1901
  • Registration Sub-District GIS boundary files for England and Wales 1891
  • Registration Sub-District GIS boundary files for England and Wales 1881
  • Registration Sub-District GIS boundary files for England and Wales 1871
  • Registration Sub-District GIS boundary files for England and Wales 1861
  • Registration Sub-District GIS boundary files for England and Wales 1851

Please email Alice Reid on amr1001@cam.ac.uk if you would like access to any of these boundary files.

Presentations

  • Alice Reid: Applications of the Own Children Methodology in the UK and Europe, and New Perspectives. Demography of Incomplete Data: Own Children Method, Past and Present. Conference organized by Northeast Asia Economic Forum in collaboration with East West Center and College of Social Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, July 2018 (invited – keynote speaker).
  • Eilidh Garrett, Hanna Jaadla and Alice Reid: Illegitimacy and nuptiality and their role in the Victorian Fertility Decline in England and Wales. Poster presented at EAPS, Brussels, June 2018.
  • Hanna Jaadla, Alice Reid and Eilidh Garrett: Mobility, social class and fertility transition in England and Wales, 1851–1911. Poster presented at the European Population Conference, Brussels, June 2018.
  • Eilidh Garrett, Hanna Jaadla and Alice Reid: Fertility decline in England and Wales 1851-1911: the view from two perspectives. European Social Science History Conference, Belfast, April 2018.
  • Hanna Jaadla, Alice Reid and Eilidh Garrett: Mobility, social class and fertility transition in England and Wales, 1851–1911. Paper presented at the Population Association of America Conference, Denver, USA, April 2018.
  • Alice Reid: Nineteenth century fertility transition: composing a national picture from local scenes. Local Population Studies Conference, Cambridge, April 2018 (invited).
  • Alice Reid: Wives and daughters: investigating the British Fertility Decline using census data. LSE Economic History Seminar, February 2018 (invited).
  • Hanna Jaadla, Alice Reid and Eilidh Garrett: Mobility, social class and fertility transition in England and Wales, 1851–1911. Paper presented at the International Population Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, November 2017.
  • Alice Reid: Adapting the 'own children method' to allow comparison of fertility between populations with different marriage regimes. International Population Conference, Cape Town, Oct/Nov 2017.
  • Alice Reid: New perspectives on the own child method: the British fertility transition. Children, mothers and measuring fertility: new perspectives on the own child method. Cambridge 18th-20th September 2017.
  • Hanna Jaadla: Mobility, social class and fertility transition in England and Wales, 1851–1911. Children, mothers and measuring fertility: new perspectives on the own child method. Cambridge 18th-20th September 2017.
  • Eilidh Garrett: Considering the 'other' elements of fertility: nuptiality and illegitimacy and their role in the Victorian Fertility Decline. Children, mothers and measuring fertility: new perspectives on the own child method. Cambridge 18th-20th September 2017.
  • Joe Day: Introducing the PopulationsPast website. Children, mothers and measuring fertility: new perspectives on the own child method. Cambridge 18th-20th September 2017.
  • Eilidh Garrett: Illegitimacy Rates and why they might have differed across England and Wales 1851‐1911. British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference, Liverpool, September 2017.
  • Alice Reid: Mobility, social class and fertility transition in England and Wales, 1851–1911. British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference, Liverpool, September 2017.
  • Alice Reid: Adapting the Own Child method to allow comparison of fertility between populations with different marriage regimes. British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference, Liverpool, September 2017.
  • Joe Day: The Importance of London. British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference, Liverpool, September 2017.
  • Alice Reid: Marriage, fertility and the declines in English family size: investigating the geography of the British demographic transition using individual level census data. Seminar at Essex University History Department, November 2016.
  • Alice Reid: The Geography of the Fertility Decline in England and Wales. European Society for Historical Demography Conference, Leuven, September 2016
  • Hannaliis Jaadla: A detailed geography of early-age mortality in England and Wales, 1881-1911. European Society for Historical Demography Conference, Leuven, September 2016
  • Eilidh Garrett: Marriage patterns in Victorian England and Wales: an analysis based on registration sub-district data, 1851-1911. European Society for Historical Demography Conference, Leuven, September 2016
  • Joe Day: The importance of London, 1851-1911: using the individual-level census data to reconstruct lifetime migration paths, European Society for Historical Demography Conference, Leuven, September 2016
  • Alice Reid: The Geography of the Fertility Decline in England and Wales. British Society for Population Studies, Winchester, September 2016
  • Hannaliis Jaadla: The geography of early-age mortality in England and Wales, 1881-1911. British Society for Population Studies Conference, Winchester, September 2016
  • Eilidh Garrett: Marriage patterns in Victorian England and Wales: an analysis based on registration sub-district data, 1851-1911. British Society for Population Studies, Winchester, September 2016
  • Kevin Schürer: The importance of London, 1851-1911: using the individual-level census data to reconstruct lifetime migration paths. British Society for Population Studies, Winchester, September 2016
  • Hannaliis Jaadla: A detailed geography of early-age mortality in England and Wales, 1881-1911. European Population Conference, Mainz, September 2016
  • Alice Reid: A detailed geography of early-age mortality in England and Wales, 1881-1911. European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, April 2016
  • Alice Reid: An Atlas of Victorian Fertility Decline: the challenges of mapping demographic change in the nineteenth century. Paper presented at Symposium and Launch event for the new Centre for Spatial Demographics, University of Liverpool, 11-12 June 2015.
  • Alice Reid: A detailed geography of early-age mortality in England and Wales. British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference, Leeds, September 2015.
  • Eilidh Garrett: Marriage patterns in Victorian England and Wales: an analysis based on registration subdistrict data, 1851 ‐ 1911. British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference, Leeds, September 2015.
  • Alice Reid: 'The British fertility decline: a view from the British censuses, 1851-1911'. Population Histories in Context: Past achievements and future directions, September 2014.