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Data for 'Scottish Towns and Urban Society in the Enlightenment, c.1745-1820'

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Dataset of household goods and furnishings of urban dwellers derived from inventories drawn up at death of subjects.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Researcher, Principal Investigator (PI), Creator
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Department:
University of Dundee
Role:
Contributor, Creator

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Department:
University of Dundee
Role:
Contributor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Researcher
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Grant:
AH/E00752X/1
Publisher:
University of Oxford
Publication date:
2016
Spatial coverage:
Scotland
Temporal coverage:
1745 - 1820
Data collected:
2007 - 2011
Language:
English
Subjects:
Documentation:
The dataset comprises transcripts of inventories of urban dwellers mostly from commissary court records – Registers of Testaments, Registers of Inventories and Settlements, but also several other sources, including, in the case of Dundee, a rare survival of Judicial Inventories of Minors’ Estates, records from Court of Session Sequestrations, and several chance surviving inventories from local and regional archives. Survival of this material is extremely uneven, both in respect of place and o... Expand documentation
UUID:
uuid:6c2953c4-7aad-4e1c-909c-b52f7275bafb
Deposit date:
2016-10-27

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