This web site was originally created and subsequently developed by the Great Britain Historical GIS Project ('GIS' stands for 'Geographical Information System'). The original construction of the web site involved a consortium, with teams based at:
For more details of the project, visit our web site at:
Since 1989, the following staff have worked on the Great Britain Historical GIS and its predecessor, the Labour Markets Database:
Alexander von Lünen
A major contribution has also been made by IT trainees working with the project's team based with the Centre for Data Digitisation in Belfast between 1998 and 2003.
The picture shows the final teams on the lottery-funded project in 2004, from Portsmouth and Leeds. Standing, left to right: Paula Aucott, John Barber, Rachel Granville, Alistair Walder, Ian Turton, Neil Pearson. Sitting, left to right: Matt O'Keeffe, Nick Burton, Jinny Gunston, John Westwood. Humphrey Southall took the picture.
Humphrey Southall has asserted his right to be identified as the author of this work in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.