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September 2005

New data plotting facility

Dr Peter Webster, 29 September 2005

Our new tool for representing historical data in spatial form is now live. Within the Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516, you can plot markets and fairs according to their dates and the taxation value of the town in which the market or fair was held.

Postcode and place search for maps

Dr Peter Webster, 15 September 2005

Our County Series of Ordnance Survey maps are now searchable by placename and postcode. Try them out at:

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New date navigation tool now live

Dr Peter Webster, 08 September 2005

For certain resources, it is now possible to follow links to others for the same month - follow the 'Dated documents' link. This applies mostly to parliamentary history at present, but we will be expanding the range of material over time.

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