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Mapping Census Data

This is very interesting, and a lot of fun. It pulls information on surnames out of the census databases and displays them on a map. For example, here’s the distributions of Tinworths in the 1881 and 1998 census.

The Tinworth family in the 19th Century The Tinworth family in the 20th Century

We’ve spread, but not that far.

[via James]


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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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